Harry Dalton qualified in Medicine at the University of London, UK. His postgraduate training include a period of research at the University of Oxford. Dr Dalton worked as a Clinical Gastroenterologist in Cornwall UK for 24 years, and has been studying the hepatitis E virus (HEV) for over a decade. He has written extensively on this subject, and is a co-author of an award-winning book on communication skills. He recently retired from clinical medicine.