James May

Dr. James May is a General Practitioner (family doctor) and vice-chairman of the UK charity HealthWatch-UK, which promotes the practice and public understanding of evidence-based medicine. Dr. May graduated from Sheffield Medical School in 1997, and earned an MA in Bioethics at the University of Surrey, where he wrote a dissertation on the mind-body problem in medicine. During a sabbatical this year, May spent 6 weeks working with the Faraday Institute, Cambridge, on the connections between Science and Art, and another 6 weeks exploring the American West, the Californian coast, Yosemite, Death Valley and the Canyon Lands. He lives with his wife and four children in the central-London borough of Hackney, part of a church plant among the highest concentration of artists in Europe.