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Adam Goldstein MD, MPH

Adam O Goldstein MD, MPH

Professor of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Dr. Adam O. Goldstein is a U.S. family medicine expert in primary care and a Professor of Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Dr. Goldstein 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 (

Dr. Goldstein is the co-author of a best-selling academic text, Practical Dermatology, co-author of 30 chapters for Up-To-Date on Primary Care Dermatology, and has published monographs on skin cancer for the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Goldstein has lectured around the U.S. on dermatology and substance abuse; mentors medical students, residents, fellows and graduate students; and he has taught internationally on leadership development and health policy in Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Argentina, Chile, Haiti and Israel. 

Dr. Goldstein’s research on substance abuse and primary care dermatology 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


Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Scabies PCR With Standardized Dry Swab Sampling