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Jon LaPook

Chief Medical Correspondent, CBS News; Professor of Medicine, NYU Langone Health

Jon LaPook is the chief medical correspondent for CBS News. He is also professor of medicine at NYU Langone Health and founder and president of the NYU Langone Empathy Project, which seeks to promote a culture of empathy in medicine. Since joining CBS News in 2006, LaPook has done more than 1,300 reports, contributing to the "CBS Evening News," "60 Minutes," "CBS This Morning," "CBS Sunday Morning," "Face the Nation," and “CBS News Radio.” He has won five Emmy and two Edward R. Murrow awards. In 2020, LaPook was awarded a Drama Desk Award for his work as the medical contributor to “Stars in the House.” In 2018, he received a Gracie Award and was named a George Foster Peabody Award finalist for two groundbreaking “60 Minutes" reports investigating sexual abuse of elite gymnasts.

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