Posts Tagged ‘St Barnabas’

Dr Adam Perlman, Medical Director of the Siegler Center at St Barnabas, and Ms Carolyn Gross who used Immunology for Recovery from Breast Cancer will also be Interviewed by Dr Carl O Helvie

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

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My other guests on this Saturday’s show on BBS Radio (www.bbsradio.com) are Dr Adam Perlman, and Ms Caroline Gross. Both were previously on this cancer series.

Dr Perlman received his Medical Degree (M.D.) and a Masters of Public Health (MPH) from Boston University. He is currently Director of Integrative Medicine for the St Barnabas Health Care system and Medical Director for the Carol and Morton Siegler Center for Integrative Medicine in Livingston, New Jersey where he developed and oversees the Complementary and Alternative Programs. In 2002 he became the Executive Director of the Institute of Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey where he is an Assistant Professor. In 2004 he was named the Endowed Professor of Complementary and Alternative Medicine at this University and in 2000 he was recommended by his peer for the Excellence in Caring Award at St Barnabas. He will discuss his model of cancer care that includes a combination of traditional and alternative complementary cancer care.
He has numerous grants and publications including book chapters and 4 current funded grants. More information on his extensive activities can be found at: www.umdnj.edu/icam/about/perlman.htm

Ms Gross is a breast cancer survivor who was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in 2003 and is a speaker, facilitator, patient advocate, and author of 2 books titled Staying Calm in the Midst of Chaos and Treatable and Beatable: Healing Cancer Without Surgery She was a patient of Dr Rubio during her breast cancer experience. More information is available at www.treatableandbeatable.com

St Barnabas and Cancer Treatment Center of America as Models of Care on Holistic Health Show

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

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On Saturday, August 15 Dr Carl O Helvie, Host of the Holistic Health Show, interviewed Dr Adam Perlman (top left), Dr Timothy Birdsall (top right) and Mrs Kelly Swobode (lower right). Dr Perlman is Medical Director of Integrative Medicine at the St Barnabas Health Care System and Medical Director of the Carol and Morton Siegler Center for Integrative Medicine in Livingston, New Jersey. The Center provides a comprehensive traditional and integrative treatment program for cancer patients. Further information about Dr Perlman and the center appeared previously and can be found at; www.umdnj.edu/icam/about/perlman.htm

My second guest was Dr Timothy Birdsall, Vice President of the Cancer Treatment Center of America who talked about their model of care that incorporates traditional and integrative care for cancer patients. More information on Dr Birdsall and the program can be found on a previous blog or at: http://www.cancercenter.com/western-hospital/doctors/timothy-birdsall.cfm

My final guest was Mrs Kelly Swobode an 31 year cancer survivor with melanoma who was given 3 months to live and who used laetrile and prayer for recovery.

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