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Frederick J. Goldstein, PhD, FCP

Dr. Goldstein is Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology at PCOM. Here he serves as Coordinator of Pharmacology for the medical school, and, within the Graduate Medical Education department, as Director of the Clinical Master of Science Program, and Director of Research. Dr. Goldstein is Clinical Research Associate in the Department of Anesthesiology at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia where he conducts research to reduce post-surgical pain. He lectures in Pharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.

He is a Fellow in Clinical Pharmacology (FCP) of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology.

Dr. Goldstein serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, and Journal of Opioid Management; he reviews papers for these publications. In 2008, he also began to review papers for the Osteopathic Medicine and Primary Care Journal.

In 2007 he accepted the position of Book Review Editor for the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

His memberships include the Rho Chi Honor Society, Sigma Xi, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, American College of Clinical Pharmacology, American Pain Society, and International Association for the Study of Pain

Dr. Goldstein received his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (now known as the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia). He was honored with the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching from that institution 1990.

Current Clinical Research
"Open-Label Study to Evaluate Efficacy of Escalating Doses of Duloxetine as Add-on Therapy in Subjects with Chronic Low Back Pain, Who Have a Poor Response to Back Surgery and Short-Acting Opiate" N Ahsan, MD and F J Goldstien, PhD, FCP

"Memantine as an Adjunct to Opioid Therapy in Geriatric Patients: Pilot Study." Katherine Galluzzi, DO, FJ Goldstein, PhD, FCP, Nicole Joseph, DO

Previous Grants
"Pennsylvania Study of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Exacerbations (PA-SCOPE) Phase 2: Impact of Easy Access to Preventive Care for Impending Acute COPD Exacerbation" Funded by a Pennsylvania Department of Health research grant from the state's share of the national tobacco settlement; Temple University School of Medicine, designated as a Center of Excellence, served as the lead institution.

"Effect of Pre-operative Morphine and Post-op OMT Upon Post-op Pain After Total Abdominal Hysterectomy or Myomectomy." Principal investigator: Goldstein, F.J. Co-Investigators: Berman, M.A., Jeck, S., and Nicholas, A. Funded by the American Osteopathic Association

"Evaluation of the Effect of Selected Osteopathic Manipulative Techniques on Headache Pain: A Randomized Clinical Outcomes Study." Funded by both the American Osteopathic Association and National Headache Foundation

Invited Presentations on Pain Management
Leadership Seminar, American Osteopathic Association, St. Louis, 2001
Pharmacology Department, Medical School, Temple University, 2003
American Osteopathic Association Annual Research Convention, San Francisco, 2004
American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, Orlando, 2005
Penna Osteopathic Medical Assoc Convention, Valley Forge, 2008

Last Updated: 1/20/15