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By on Aug 6, 2010 in Twitter Profiles |

Deepak Chopra is an Indian-American physician, public speaker, and writer on Ayurveda, spirituality and mind-body medicine.Chopra began his career as an endocrinologist and later shifted his focus to alternative medicine.Chopra was a top assistant to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi before launching his own career in the late 1980s by publishing self-help books on New Age spirituality and alternative medicine. A friend of Michael Jackson for 20 years, Chopra came to widespread public attention in July 2009 when he criticized the “cult of drug-pushing doctors, with their co-dependent relationships with addicted celebrities,” saying he hoped Jackson’s death, attributed to an overdose of a prescription drug, would be a call to action. Chopra taught at the Tufts University and Boston University Schools of Medicine. He became Chief of Staff at the New England Memorial Hospital in...