Saturday 13th April, 2013
10:10am to 11:00am
Panel discussion. Featuring Andy Lewis, Rachael Dunlop and Rose Shapiro. Moderated by Rick Owen.
Medical researcher; blogger; podcaster; VP of Australian Skeptics
Rachael is a full time researcher in heart disease and a Vice President of the Australian Skeptics. Working alongside past QED speaker Richard Saunders as part of the Mystery Investigators, Rachael has brought critical thinking to classrooms across Australia. With a primary interest in pseudomedicine and quackery, Rachael has regularly spoken out in the media against the anti-vaccination movement in Australia.
Author of "Suckers: How Alternative Medicine Makes Fools of Us All"
Rose Shapiro is a writer and journalist, whose became interested in alternative medicine while working as a health writer for women's magazines. Her interest led to the book Suckers: How Alternative Medicine Makes Fools Of Us All, which details the harm done by a wide range alternative medicine practitioners and the dangers posed by pseudomedicine.
Andy Lewis' writing at the Quackometer blog has seen him become one of the country's leading experts in alternative medicine, Anthroposophy and Steiner Schools. His Quackometer website explores the pseudoscientific claims of alternative medicine websites and their impact on society.
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