BirthdayMarch 29, 1930
BirthplaceHollywood, USA

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  1. About Wallace Sampson

    Full name: Wallace Sampson
    Also known as: Wallace Sampson, Sampson, Wallace
    Professions: American doctor

  2. Wallace Sampson Death information

    Died: Monday, 25th of May, 2015 (Age: 85)

  3. Wallace Sampson Biography

    Wallace Sampson is an American medical doctor and consumer advocate against alternative medicine and other fraud schemes. He is an authority in numerous medical fields, including oncology, hematology, and pathology. He is Emeritus Professor of Clinical Medicine at Stanford University. He was the former Head of Medical Oncology at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.He is an international expert in exposing pseudoscience-based fraudulent schemes in medicine and other fields, such as alternative medicine, integrative medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, and Chiropractic. He publicized the expression "antiscience" to refer to the basis of belief in alternative medicine in his title for a peer reviewed paper published by the New York Academy of Sciences - "Antiscience Trends in the Rise of the 'Alternative Medicine' Movement". He taught the Stanford University School of Medicine Alternative Medicine course regarding "unscientific medical systems and aberrant medical claims". The San Francisco Chronicle quotes him as saying "We've looked into most of the practices and, biochemically or physically, their supposed effects lie somewhere between highly improbable and impossible."He is a founding editor of the Scientific Review of Alternative Medicine. He is the former Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Council against Health Fraud, former Chair of the State of California Cancer Advisory Council (advisory board on health fraud schemes), and consulted on medical fraud and other fraud schemes for the Medical Board of California, Association of State Medical Boards, California State Attorney General, US Postal Service, multiple district attorneys, and multiple insurance companies. He is also a fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. Sampson has published numerous academic papers in various medical fields, as well as popular works including for the Saturday Evening Post.

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