MedShadow Foundation Announces Two New Medical Advisory Board Members

NEW YORK, NY, January 10, 2018MedShadow Foundation, the independent nonprofit that informs the public about the side effects, long-term effects, risks and benefits of medicine, announced today that it has added two new medical advisory board members. They are Cecile Pastel Levy MD and Lillie Rosenthal DO.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Cecile Pastel Levy, a noted medical doctor, researcher and patient advocate, and Dr. Lillie Rosenthal, a leading osteopath and expert in pain management and integrative health, to MedShadow’s Medical Advisory Board,” explains Suzanne B. Robotti, founder and president, MedShadow. “Both of these accomplished physicians bring special expertise and perspective to the conversation about side effects and long-term effects of medicine.”

Cecile Pastel Levy MD

Dr. Pastel Levy is a noted medical doctor, researcher and patient advocate who has successfully worked in the fields of medicine, industry and patient advocacy. With more than a decade of experience in medical partnerships, straddling the scientific and medical fields, Ms. Pastel Levy most recently worked with biotech and pharma companies but previously honed her excellent communication and networking skills while doing medical strategy and academic partnerships at 3M Healthcare and Mass General. She holds a medical degree from the the Université Paris Descartes in Paris, France and has a distinct interest in dermatology and psychiatry.

Lillie Rosenthal, DO

An expert in lifestyle management with a focus on injury prevention, pain management and integrative health, Lillie Rosenthal, DO (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine), is a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician based in New York City. She is also a consulting physician for the New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Metropolitan Opera, MTV Video Music Awards and several Broadway productions and is, herself, a dancer and a marathon runner. A published author, educator and media spokesperson for the American Osteopathic Association, Dr. Rosenthal has appeared on and provided expert commentary in national media outlets including “The Dr. Oz Show,”  U.S. News & World Report, The New York Times, Consumer Reports and The Huffington Post. She received her medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and is an adjunct professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in New York City.

Drs. Pastel Levy and Rosenthal join MedShadow Medical Advisory Board Members Candida Fink MD, George T. Grossberg MD,  Eileen Hoffman MD FACP and Dave Walker RPh.

About MedShadow Foundation

MedShadow Foundation is the independent nonprofit 501©(3) that educates consumers about the side effects, long-term impacts, risks and benefits of medications, both over-the-counter and prescription. Founded in 2012 by Suzanne Robotti, a health advocate, MedShadow uses its website and social media platforms to gather and report news as well as provide resources that empower consumers and create opportunities for deeper discussion with their health practitioner. In 2016 and 2017 MedShadow earned the prestigious designation, Great Nonprofits. The organization has received numerous awards including Digital Health Awards, eHealthcare Leadership Awards, Dot.Com Awards and AVA Digital Awards. For more information, visit


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