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Fox News Taps Medical Expert

9/06/2005 8:09 AM Eastern

Manny Alvarez has joined Fox News Channel as a medical contributor, the network said Tuesday.

Alvarez -- chairman of the department of obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive science at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey -- had also served as a health science reporter for Telemundo.

The network said he will primarily appear on its daytime lineup, which includes Fox & Friends and Dayside. He is currently in New Orleans providing medical expertise on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.