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Harriet Hall MD, also known as The SkepDoc, is a retired family physician who writes about pseudoscience and questionable medical practices. She received her BA and MD from the University of Washington, did her internship in the Air Force (the second female ever to do so), and was the first female graduate of the Air Force family practice residency at Eglin Air Force Base. During a long career as an Air Force physician, she held various positions from flight surgeon to DBMS (Director of Base Medical Services) and did everything from delivering babies to taking the controls of a B-52. She retired with the rank of Colonel.

She is a founder and regular contributor to the Science Based Medicine blog, writes at her own Skepdoc.com site, and has authored or contributed to several books.

Episode 38
Harriett Hall MD
Bio
Sisyphus
Skeptics Toolbox info
Christianity is Not Great
Lourdes
Harriett’s article about faith healing
Spurious Correlations
Society for Science Based Medicine
Sheep Dip
Word of the Day = Abibliophobia
NECSS = Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism