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Bernard Goldstein

Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Occupational Health


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Recent Journal Publications

1.    Goldstein, BD. (2016). Flowback. The Environmental Forum. 33(1): 25-29.

2.    Lichtveld, M., Goldstein, B.D., Grattan, L., & Mundorf, C. (2016). Then and now: lessons learned from community- academic partnerships in environmental health research. Environmental Health, 15(117): 1-4. 

3.    Goldstein, B.D., Hudak, J. (2016) Comparison of the role of property rights in right wing and left wing American and European environmental policy deliberations. Environmental Science & Policy, 68: 28–34

4.    Goldstein, B.D. (2017) The pertinence of Sutton’s law to exposure science: Lessons from unconventional gas drilling.  Accepted for publication Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology

5.    Samet J.S., Burke, T.A., Goldstein, B.D. The Trump Administration and the environment: Heed the science.( Invited Commentary)  New England J Med, 376:1182-188, 2017

6.    Hansel, T., C., Osofsky, H., Baumgartner, E., Bradberry, S., Brown, L., Kirkland, K., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Osofsky, J., Speier, A., H., Goldstein, B. D. (2017) Social and environmental justice as a lens to approach the distribution of $105 million of directed funding in response to the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster. Environmental Justice 10:119-127, 2017. DOI: 10.1089/env.2016.0039

7.    Beitsch L.M., Goldstein B.D., Buckner, A.V. (2017) Instigating public health set-asides: Deepwater Horizon as a model. Accepted for publication, J. Public Health Management and Practice

8.    Buckner, A.V., Goldstein, B.D. Beitsch, L.M. (2017) Building resilience among disadvantaged communities:  Gulf Region Health Outreach Program overview. Accepted for publication, J. Public Health Management and Practice

Other Publications

1.       Goldstein, BD. Relevance of Transparency to Sustainability and to Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale Act 13. In J.C. Dernbach & J.R. May (Eds.) Shale Gas and the Future of Energy: Law and Policy for Sustainability. Edward Elgar, London.

2.    Goldstein, B. D. Development of the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute. (November 2016). Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Retired Faculty Association Newsletter. Volume 15 (4).

3.    Goldstein B.D. ( Winter 2017). New toxic chemical regulations [Invited Letter]. Issues in Science and Technology. Volume 33 (2) 8-9.

4.    Dr. Bernard Goldstein. Opinion Contributor. The HONEST Act is actually dishonest and will hurt the EPA. The Hill; April 20, 2017. Washington, DC.

5.    Goldstein BD and Berry B. Op Ed. The Big Danger of Lead Poisoning, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette April 30, 2017

6.    Dr. Bernard Goldstein. Opinion Contributor. An RX to reverse US withdrawal from the Paris climate deal. The Hill; July 14, 2017


Recipient of Public Communication Award from the Society of Toxicology, March 2017

Invited Lectureships, Major Presentations and External Panel Membership

August 9-10, 2016:  Expert Panel: Training Louisiana’s Middle-Skilled Workforce in Environmental Health & Disaster Management: A Roundtable on Competencies for Nursing, Oil Production, and Marine Operations.  Fletcher Technical Community College; Houma, Louisiana

October 18, 2016: Presentation. Environmental Justice and Citizen Science. Presented at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA.

October 19, 2016: Presentation. Unconventional Shale Gas Development (UGD): Public Health Science, Policy, and Law. Presented at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA.

October 21, 2016: Invited Presentation:  Pipelines and Public Health: Lessons from the Deepwater Horizon and Unconventional Gas Drilling; Pipeline Safety Trust Annual Conference: Pipeline Safety in Transition: Will changes lead to safer pipelines?  New Orleans, Louisiana
October 24, 2016: Invited Participant. World Environment Center workshop on “Increasing Confidence in Chemical Technology.” Washington DC

November 8, 2016: Challenges to Developing and Interpreting US Public Health Data Related to Unconventional Gas Drilling (UGD). EU health of shale gas, Brussels, Belgium.

November 16, 2016: Site Variability, Research, and Individual Family Risk.
League of Women Voters Shale Gas, Pittsburgh, PA.

January 10, 2017: Presentation. A Medical Scientist’s Thoughts on Expert Witnessing. Presented at Evaluating Expert Witnesses: The New Daubert Standard in D.C. Superior Court. DC Bar Association, Washington, DC.

January 13, 2017:  Expert Panel: Training Louisiana’s Middle-Skilled Workforce in Environmental Health & Disaster Management: A Roundtable on Competencies for Nursing, Oil Production, and Marine Operations.  Houma, Louisiana

January 23-26, 2017: Conference Organizing Committee, session organizer and chair, and presentation on A Solution-Based Integrated Approach to Community Resilience and Mental Health Care . National Council for Science and the Environment. Washington, DC

April 13, 2017: Speaker; Will the Necessary Environmental Research be Supported by the Present US Administration?. 26th International Conference on Health and Environment; United Nations Headquarters, New York, New York. 

May 10, 2017. Presentation: The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. UN Programme on Crisis Management.  Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands

May 10, 2017. Presentation. EU/US Policy Differences in the Beginning of the Trump Era. University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands

June 9, 2017: Keynote Presentation.  Overview of the Science of Toxic Chemicals. Symposium on Toxics in Everyday Life. UCLA Center for Occupational and Environmental Health. Los Angeles, CA

June 27, 2017:  Summer Speaker Series. President Trump and the Paris Agreement. World Information Transfer, New York, NY

August 2-3, 2017: Panelist: Community, Decision Making and Data. Workshop on Preparing for a Rapid Response to Marine Oil and Gas Spills: A Workshop on Research Needs to Protect the Health and Well-being of Communities.  National Academies of Science, Washington, DC. 

September 24, 2017. Invited Panel Speaker: Government Attempts to Control Information & Suppress Free Speech. American Civil Liberties Union, Pittsburgh, PA

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