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Adam Goldstein, MD, MPH

Dr. Adam Goldstein is a 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 the founder and Co-Host of UNC Health Care’s YOUR HEALTH®, a syndicated, weekly one hour radio show on health, healing, medical care and ethics ( 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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