Professor Emeritus Michael Goldstein

Michael Goldstein

Professor Emeritus

Michael Goldstein has been a Professor of Public Health at UCLA since 1971 and founding Chair of the Department of Community Health Sciences. Most of his research has dealt with self-help, self-care, and the growing role of complementary and alternative medicine in the US. He is the author of two books: The Health Movement: Promoting fitness in America, and Alternative Health Care: Medicine, Miracle, or Mirage?  After having served the campus as Chair of the Academic Senate, he became the Interim Vice Chancellor for Graduate Education and the Dean of the Graduate Division from 2009-10.  From 2010 to 2013, he was Associate Vice Provost in charge of the Healthy Campus Initiative. Currently he is the Special Assistant to the Chancellor.