Palm Beach Cancer Institute Foundation 

Governing Board

The Palm Beach Cancer Institute Foundation exists to significanlty improve the lives of cancer patients and their families, through education, assistance, research and direct services. The Board is comprised of experienced oncologists, cancer survivovrs, business leaders and individuals active in our community.  The Sari Center is the primary initiative of the Palm Beach Cancer Institute Foundation.


Neal E. Rothschild, M.D.
Dr. Neal E. Rothschild is board certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Brown University, a graduate of New Jersey Medical School and he completed his residency and fellowships in hematology and medical oncology at Georgetown University Medical Center.

Dr. Rothschild is the chief of the Division of Hematology and Oncology at Good Samaritan Medical Center. He is also a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida, Department of Medicine and consulting associate for the Duke University Medical Center.

He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology. He serves on the board of directors of the Israel Cancer Association-USA and The Richard David Kann Melanoma Foundation.

Dr. Rothschild's direct office number is (561) 366-4131.


Ms. Robin Malasky, M.Ed, CCC-SLP
Robin was born and raised outside of Boston and has been living in Florida since she graduated from Skidmore College with a Social work degree in 1989.

She earned a Masters Degree in Education with a concentration in Exceptional Student Education from Florida Atlantic University in 1997, in order to pursue a career in Speech/Language Pathology. Robin has worked with both adults and children with communication disorders, focusing on speech/language and swallowing disorders in the geriatric population.

Robin discontinued working in October 2004, when she was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer to focus on her health and family. Her cancer was discovered when she was 37 after a routine mammogram and with no family history. Since Robin's diagnosis, she has become passionate about helping others who are not as fortunate as she was and do not have the support she had while going through her illness.

Robin has been co-chair of School Teams for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure for two years, and was honored as a local "Komen Warrior" by the Komen Cancer Research Foundation. She is married to Stephen Malasky and they have two children.



Robert J. Jacobson, M.D. FACP

Dr. Robert J. Jacobson is the Clinical Research Director of Palm Beach Cancer Institute and director of the bone marrow/stem cell transplant program. He is board certified in hematology and hematopathology.

His clinical interests include the use of high-dose chemotherapy and stem cell support for treating malignancies, determining the pathogenesis and clonality of hematopoietic malignancies and the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer and blood diseases.

Dr. Jacobson earned his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1966. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Maryland, and hematology fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C.

He joined the faculty of Georgetown University in 1976 and was a professor of medicine and pathology. In 1994, he left Washington to join the Cancer Institute in West Palm Beach.

Dr. Jacobson is a consulting professor at Duke University Medical Center and he is a member of several leading professional organizations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology and the local chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America.

He is a member of the board of directors of Hospice of Palm Beach County. Dr. Jacobson is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Jacobson's direct office number is (561) 366-4150.

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