Strong Women: Gender Bias in Medicine - Author Maya Dusenberry and her book Doing Harm

Feb 1, 2021

Maya Dusenbery was our guest on the KAXE/KBXE Morning Show for our Strong Women Series made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.  We talked about gender bias in medicine.  You can watch a facebook live event through the Brainerd Public Library's Friends of the Library Brown Bag Lunch series on Monday February 1st at noon.  Free and open to the public. 

Maya Dusenbery is a journalist, editor, and author of the book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick, which the New York Times Book Review called "well researched [and] wonderfully truculent."

A New York Times Editors’ Choice pick, Doing Harm was named one of the best books of 2018 by NPR and Library Journal. It was the winner of the 2019 Minnesota Book Award for general nonfiction. Maya has been interviewed about gender bias in medicine on NPR’s Fresh Air, Good Morning America, and countless radio shows and podcasts. She regularly gives talks on the subject to students, health care providers, patient advocates, researchers, and biomedical industry employees.