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Elizabeth and Oscar Goodwin Distinguished Professor, Director of Tobacco Intervention Programs

Dr. Adam Goldstein is Elizabeth and Oscar Goodwin Distinguished Professor and Director of Departmental Advancement at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Goldstein is the Director of Tobacco Intervention Programs (Tobacco Treatment Program and Tobacco Prevention and Evaluation Program) at the UNC School of Medicine. Dr. Goldstein’s research has had extensive local, regional and national influence through print, radio, and television media, with over 200 articles, essays, book chapters, and books, featured in CNN, CBS evening news, the New York Times, and Wall Street Journal. Dr. Goldstein mentors medical students, residents, fellows, and graduate students and has taught internationally on leadership development, substance abuse, health policy, cancer, and clinical medicine in Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Argentina, Chile, Haiti, and Israel. He is married to Dr. Beth Goldstein and they have three children.

Areas of Interest

Dr. Goldstein conducts research on health policy related to tobacco regulatory science, patient-centered tobacco cessation, disparities in tobacco use, health communication and behavior change, and gun violence prevention.

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