Wendy Moore is a writer and a journalist. After working as a reporter for local newspapers she has specialized in health and medical topics for more than twenty years. As a freelance journalist her work has been published in a range of newspapers and magazinesincluding theGuardian, theObserver, and theBritish Medical Journaland has won several awards. Having written extensively on medical history, she obtained the Diploma in the History of Medicine from the Society of Apothecaries (DHMSA) in 1999 and won the Maccabaean Prize for the best dissertation that year. This is her first book. Upon its publication in the United Kingdom,The Knife Manwas named Consumer Book of the Year by the Medical Journalists' Association. Moore lives in South London with her partner, Peter, also a journalist, and two children, Sam and Susannah.Moore, Wendy is the author of 'Knife Man The Extraordinary Life And Times Of John Hunter, Father Of Modern Surgery', published 2005 under ISBN 9780767916523 and ISBN 0767916522.