Dr. Bernard Goldstein

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Bernard D. Goldstein

Dr. Bernard D. Goldstein, Professor Emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Health, and former Dean of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, is an environmental toxicologist and science historian who has amassed nearly six decades of research in global public health and air quality issues. 

Before coming to the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Goldstein was professor and chairman of the department of environmental and community medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where he established and directed the largest academic environmental and occupational health program in the United States -- the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute. He has also served as an officer with the U.S. Public Health Service and as assistant administrator for research and development at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 

Dr. Goldstein recently testified before the House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform to bring attention to the public health implications of climate change. He received his medical degree from New York University and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin.