Frederick J. Goldstein, PhD, a Fellow in Clinical Pharmacology (FCP) of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology, is Professor of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Bio-Medical Sciences at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (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. He also lectures in Pharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.
For the past 37 years, he has conducted human studies to improve analgesia in patients at seven sites including initially at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, and subsequently in Philadelphia at Einstein, Jefferson and Methodist medical centers. At PCOM he is investigating the efficacy of adding THC to improve analgesia in chronic neuropathic pain patients who currently take other analgesic drugs (including opioids) with little or no success.