Dr. Goldman is the Principal Investigator of the Western States Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (WSPEHSU). He received his medical degree from the University of Texas, Houston and trained in Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, where he also earned a Masters of Public Health in Environmental Health Science. He is a Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco in the Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine and the Department of Neurology, and is a Staff Physician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center where he sees patients in the Environmental Medicine Clinic. Dr. Goldman has published extensively on the environmental epidemiology of neurodegenerative diseases, focusing on the long-term neurological effects of exposure to pesticides, solvents, smoking and traumatic brain injury, and the interaction of these exposures with genetic susceptibility factors.