Barrie R. Cassileth

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Barrie R. Cassileth, PhD in sociology, is a researcher of complementary and alternative medicine, and has published extensively on alternative cancer treatments. She founded the Integrative Medicine Service at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where she remains the chief, and holds the Laurance S. Rockefeller Chair in Integrative Medicine.[1] She also founded the Society for Integrative Oncology, which publishes a medical journal. Cassileth, born Barrie Rabinowitz, obtained her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in the 1970s is the first cousin of the former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Alaska, Jay Rabinowitz, Robert Rabinowitz who created Beatlemania, aunt of media contributor Seth Rabinowitz.