Biography of Jonathan LaPook
Jonathan LaPook, a CBS News Chief Medical Correspondent and board-certified physician in internal medicine and gastroenterology, has the following credentials:
LaPook Jonathan Age LaPook was born in Mineola, New York, on September 1, 1953. As of 2021, he is 68 years old. He also has a birthday on September 1, which he celebrates every year.
LaPook, Jonathan Height
Jonathan stands at a height of 5’6″ (1.5 m).
Family LaPook of Jonathan
He was the son of Elsa and Dr. Sidney LaPook, the parents of Elsa. Another blessing for him are his three sisters, Judith (the oldest) and Nancy (the youngest), as well as Corinne (the youngest).
Jonathan LaPook is a freelance writer. Kate Lear, the daughter of TV producer Norman Lear, is the love of LaPook’s life.
An estimated Salary!
It is estimated that LaPook earns an annual income of $102,548. This information is based on compensation for CBS News anchors and reporters.
The net worth of LaPook is believed to be between $100,000 and $1 million. Her main source of income comes from his work as a Correspondent.
University of California System
As a Yale and Columbia University graduate, LaPook received his M.D. in 1980; he is currently a professor at Columbia University.
At the New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, he also completed an internship and a fellowship in internal medicine and gastroenterology.
Jonathan LaPook, CBS
Jonathan LaPook, M.D., is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist who presently serves as the American Chief Medical Correspondent for CBS News.
At times, he has interviewed people who have a wide spectrum of health and medical backgrounds, including patients and healthcare professionals, researchers and thought leaders in the field as well as government officials.
He has earned three Emmy awards for his reporting on the national scarcity of pharmaceuticals, the Boston Marathon bombings, and Sunday Morning, Outstanding Program in the last three years, respectively.
In 2007 and 2013, he earned the “Best Broadcast” Edward R. Murrow Award. WCBS-AM News Team Special “Eye on Ebola” received him a New York Press Club Award for Journalism in 2015. His documentary series Doc Dot Com was nominated for a Webby Award in 2010.