Dr. Leonard qualified in medicine from Cambridge University with Double First-Class Honours. She has over three decades of clinical medical experience and has been a GP Partner for 25 years. She is a highly respected contributor in the national media on medical issues. Dr. Leonard has also been a non-executive director of the Health Protection Agency and a member of the Government Committee on the Safety of Medicines. Most recently she served with Professor Sir Bruce Keogh on the UK government’s review of safety in cosmetic interventions. She has a special interest in women’s health including contraception, menstrual problems, infertility, menopause, and postmenopause. She was awarded an MBE for services to healthcare in 2004.