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CNN journalist lacks independent voice to be surgeon general

The prospect of Dr. Sanjay Gupta applying his skills as spokesman in the service of Obama's agenda is a source of concern. The prospect of Dr. Sanjay Gupta applying his skills as spokesman in the service of Obama's agenda is a source of concern.
By Peter S. Canellos
Globe Staff / January 13, 2009

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WASHINGTON - At 39, Sanjay Gupta is an assistant professor at Emory University Medical School and associate chief of neurosurgery at Atlanta's Grady Memorial Hospital, a large full-service medical center that is also the city's public hospital. Those are fine credentials for a young doctor, but not enough by themselves to make him a national leader in medicine, let alone ... (Full article: 782 words)

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