Mitchell S. Rosenthal, MD, Drug Treatment Pioneer, Dies at 87
Mitchell S. "Mitch" Rosenthal, M.D. passed away quietly in his sleep Monday night. He was 87. As the founder and president of the Rosenthal Center for Addiction Studies, the founder of the Phoenix House drug treatment centers, the chair of the New York State Advisory Council on Substance Abuse, a psychiatrist at the U.S. Naval Hospital, and a philanthropist, Dr. Rosenthal committed his life to serving others.
TCA expressed its condolences to Dr. Rosenthal's family and loved ones.