Elizabeth Pratt

Elizabeth Pratt

Medical journalist


University of Sydney, University of Technology, Sydney


Elizabeth has worked as a journalist for ten years, and specialises in medical and health journalism.

She believes health information should be easily accessible to people everywhere, and strives to empower others in their own health journey through her writing.  


Elizabeth has a Master's degree in Health Communication from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Technology, Sydney. 



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