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Tales of a Medical Renegade: 'The Lobotomist'

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Tales of a Medical Renegade: 'The Lobotomist'

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Tales of a Medical Renegade: 'The Lobotomist'

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Journalist Jack El-Hai is the author of The Lobotomist: A Maverick Medical Genius and His Tragic Quest to Rid the World of Mental Illness. El-Hai is the executive vice president of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and a winner of the June Roth Memorial Award for Medical Journalism.