Dr. Rabinowitz’s clinical and research interests include the role of the microbiome in health and the “One Health” paradigm that stresses the overlap between the health of humans, animals and the environment. He is involved with projects exploring the therapeutic role of the human-animal bond.
Dr. Rabinowitz received a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, an M.D. from the UW and an MPH from Yale. He completed residency training in family medicine at UCSF and fellowships in general preventive medicine and occupational and environmental medicine at the Yale School of Medicine, where he was faculty and director of clinical services for the Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program. He is board-certified in occupational and environmental medicine, family medicine and travel medicine. He is co-editor, with Lisa Conti, DVM, of the textbook Human-Animal Medicine: Clinical Approaches to Zoonosis, Toxicants, and other Shared Health Risks. He serves on the human-animal bond advisory board of Pet Partners, the largest national certifier of animal therapy teams. Dr. Rabinowitz is also an attending physician in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Clinic at Harborview Medical Center.