Matt Goldstein, DHSc, PA-C is a physician assistant with over 15 years of experience in cardiology and emergency medicine. Before earning his doctor of the health sciences, Matt worked in an inpatient cardiology service while moonlighting in the emergency department. Over the years his roles have included code team coordinator, advanced cardiac life-support program coordinator, clinical researcher and teaching medical residents,and PA and paramedic students.
Matt volunteers as a medical advisor, ALS coordinator, training officer and paramedic for a local EMS organization in Baltimore. As the coordinator for the largest public access defibrillator program in Baltimore, Matt has trained thousands of lay persons and health care providers in CPR, first-aid, and use of the AED.
He holds an associate faculty appointment at The George Washington University and the Towson University Physician Assistant programs.
He has also taught health care informatics at Nova Southeastern University and A.T. Still University doctorate of health science programs.
Matt has been an invited lecturer at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as other national groups. He has authored several articles on cardiovascular topics in peer reviewed journals. Media coverage of his work includes television, radio and newspapers.
For over a decade, he served as the Chief of Preventive Medicine and Wellness and the Director of The Good Health Center at Good Samaritan Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, his role included oversight of their congestive heart failure and cardiovascular treatment center, cardiac rehab, diabetes education, outpatient infusion center, community health screenings and community health education.
Currently, Matt is the Director of Student Health Services and the Health Center at Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland.