Murray Goldstein Commemorative Lecture in Public Health & General Preventive Medicine 
This is given each year in honor of Rear Admiral Murray Goldstein DO, MPH, FAAN, FAOCOPM, USPHS(ret.), a founding member of the College and the division of Public Health & General Preventive Medicine. Dr. Goldstein was designated a Fellow in 1985 and served as President of the College in 1990. 

Rear Admiral Murray Goldstein DO, MPH, FAAN, FAOCOPM, USPHS(ret.) is an osteopathic physician with postdoctoral clinical training in internal medicine and neurology and research training in epidemiology and clinical research. RDML Murray Goldstein was the first DO to reach flag rank, serving as the Assistant Surgeon General of the US Public Health Service. At the National Institutes of Health for 40 years, he served for 11 years as the Director for the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke, the federal government’s focal point for brain research. In 1975, while at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, he organized the first NIH Research Symposium on the Research Status of Spinal Manipulative Therapy. Following this in-depth analysis of what was known at that time about spinal manipulative therapy and the principles on which it was founded, recommendations were made about additional areas of research to targeted additional attention and priorities were established for research training opportunities in chiropractic and osteopathic professional schools. Thus, a stage was set for the further study of the broad area of manipulative (manual) therapy as an interdisciplinary and inter-professional collaborative research endeavor. Dr. Goldstein served as the Medical Director for the United Cerebral Palsy Research and Educational Foundation in Washington, DC. He is a world-renowned authority on neurological disease.  Recently he retired from the American Osteopathic Board of Preventive Medicine, on which he served for many years. Dr. Goldstein also serves on the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Education and Training Review Committee (2007-2011) and the Advisory Board of the National Headache Foundation
This is a named lecture given at the Spring convention of the American Osteopathic College of Occupational & Preventive Medicine by someone who exemplifies service in the field of Public Health & Preventive Medicine.  

Past Lecturers include: 
1992   Infectious Disease - Howard S. Teitelbaum, DO, PhD, MPH, FAOCOPM
1994   Fernando A. Guerro, MD, MPH, FAAP
1995   One Million Refugees: One at a Time! - Larry J. Pepper, DO, MS
1996   PreMed Computer-Assisted Preventive Medicine - Wayne Brandes, DO
1997   Implementing Preventive Care Guidelines: One Specific Approach - Lynn Soban, MPH, RN
1998   Osteopathic Medicine and Rural Health: A Lasting Community - Michael Samuels, PhD, DPH
1999   Hepatitis C: containing an Invisible Epidemic - Gregory T. Everson, MD, FACP, AGAF
2000   Bloodborne Pathogens/Infectious Diseases - Francis X. Blais, DO, FACOI
2001   Healthy People 2010 - Robert J. Trenschel, DO, MPH
2002   Weapons of Mass Destruction - Lt. Gen. Ronald R. Blanck, DO, MACP
2003   Violence in the Workplace - Alan Hoffman, EdD
2004   Anthrax Investigation in Florida - Jean Maliche, MD, MPH
2005   Bioterrorism-Current Issues & Concerns - Lt. Gen. Ronald R. Blanck, DO, MACP
2006   Study Design - Howard S. Teitelbaum, DO, MPH, PhD, FAOCOPM
2007   Obesity Epidemic - Cheryl Iverson, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
2008   2008 Vaccine Update - Melissa Overman, DO, MPH, MA, CHES
2009   Your Role in Homeland Security: Evolution and Current Status of Disaster Response - Lauren Ball, DO, MPH, FAOCOPM
2010   Re-Emerging Diseases: Lymphatic Filiriasis in Migrant Workers - Joanna Drowos, DO, MPH, MBA
2011   Adult & Child Immunization Updates - Melissa Overman, DO, MPH, MA, CHES 
2012   Health Care Personnel Prevention and Control: Vaccines & Body Substance Exposures - Nancy Gemeinhart, RN, MHA, CIC  
2013   Outbreak Investigations - Howard Teitelbaum, DO, MPH, PhD, FAOCOPM  

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