Dr. Goldstein's research interests have focused on pharmacologic methods to reduce
pain in post-operative, cancer and hospice patients. He currently conducts a research
study using delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) to improve analgesia in patients presenting
with chronic neuropathic pain.
- Pain Management
- Opioid Analgesia
- Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching from the USP in 1990.
Dr. Goldstein's 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
"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