Dr Michael Fitzpatrick

Michael Fitzpatrick is a general practitioner and writer. He writes on a wide range of medical and political subjects, including epidemics, addictions and health scares for both medical publications and the mainstream media. His books include The Tyranny of Health: doctors and the regulation of lifestyle (2001), MMR and Autism: what parents need to know (2004) and Defeating Autism: a damaging delusion (2009).

Related Sessions
Monday 12 October 2009, 7.00pm Foyles Charing Cross Road
Sunday 1 November 2009, 5.30pm Courtyard Gallery
Publications

Defeating Austism: a damaging delusion (Routledge, 2008)
MMR and Autism (Routledge, 2004)
The Tyranny of Health: Doctors and the Regulation of Lifestyle (Routledge, 2000)


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