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DR. EMILY SENAYcolor>

Health and medical correspondent

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Emily Senay, M.D., was named health and medical correspondent for CBS News This Morning in August 1997.

Dr. Senay continues to practice medicine at the Floating Hospital, a ship docked in New York City that sails every Friday with patients aboard who need medical assistance and education.

She has served at the hospital as a general practitioner since 1994, working with under-served women and children in need of medical care.

Previously, Dr. Senay had been health reporter for Up To The Minute, CBS News' overnight broadcast (1995-1997). Her weekly "Prescriptions for Women" reports focused on health issues affecting women.

Prior to joining CBS News, Dr. Senay anchored Medical News Network (1992-1994), reporting news daily via satellite to physicians. In 1990, she served as a medical editor for Lifetime Medical Television.

Dr. Senay was born Nov. 11, 1960 in New Haven, Conn. She graduated from the University of Chicago with a B.A. in biology in 1983 and received her M.D. from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York in 1988. Dr. Senay served her residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Hospital in New York City.

She has published medical articles on topics including cancer and autosuggestive phenomenon.

Dr. Senay is licensed to practice medicine and surgery in New York.