Health knowledge made personal
Dr John Briffa qualified as a doctor from University College London Medical School in 1990. A prize-winning medical student, he also completed an intercalated BSc degree in Biomedical Sciences during his medical studies.
Since graduating, Dr Briffa has developed a special interest in nutritional and naturally-oriented medicine. He works in private practice in London. Dr Briffa is passionate about the provision of accurate, trustworthy and balanced information about all aspects of health and wellbeing.
Dr Briffa is an award-winning health writer and has contributed to more than 100 titles around the world. He was formerly the natural health columnist for the Daily Mail, and has been the Observer's nutritionist since 2002. He is the author of several books on the subject of nutrition and natural health.
Dr Briffa is a lecturer and broadcaster. He regularly delivers health-focused and work-life balance seminars and courses to corporations. Clients include PricewaterhouseCoopers, Reuters, IBM, the Bank of England, Morgan Stanley, Baker and Mackenzie, Bovis Lendlease, Deloitte and Touche, GE Money and Numico. He is also active in the education of members of the public and health professionals in the area of nutrition and natural medicine in the UK and abroad. He is a regular guest on radio and TV.