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Jon LaPook

Chief Medical Correspondent, CBS News; Professor of Medicine and Founder and Executive Director of The Empathy Project, NYU Langone Health

Jon LaPook is chief medical correspondent for CBS News. He is also professor of medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine, internist and gastroenterologist at NYU Langone Health, and founder and executive director of the NYU Langone Empathy Project, which seeks to promote a culture of empathy in medicine. Since joining CBS News, LaPook has given more than 1,200 reports, contributing to "CBS Evening News," "60 Minutes," "CBS This Morning," "CBS Sunday Morning," "Face the Nation," and “CBS News Radio.” LaPook has won five Emmy and two Edward R. Murrow Awards. He received a Gracie Award and was a George Foster Peabody Award finalist for two “60 Minutes” reports investigating sexual abuse of elite gymnasts. LaPook received a Drama Desk Award for his work as medical contributor to “Stars in the House.”

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