Selected publications

Goldman RH, Peters J:  The occupational and environmental health history.  JAMA 1981;  246:2831-36.

Goldman RH, Baker EL, Hannon M, Kamerow DB:  Lead poisoning in automobile radiator mechanics.  N Engl J Med 1987; 317:214-18.

Goldman RH:  Medical surveillance for biotechnology workers.  In Ducatman AM, Liberman D (Ed):  The Biotechnology Industry.  State of Art Reviews.  Philadelphia:  Hanley and Belfus, Inc; 1991. Vol.  6, p.:209-25.

Goldman RH, White R, Kales SN, Hu H. Lead poisoning from mobilization of bone stores in thyrotoxicosis. Am J Ind Med 1993; 25:417-24.

Marshall MD, Kales SN, Christiani DC, Goldman RH. Are reference intervals for carboxyhemoglobin appropriate? A survey of Boston area laboratories. Clin.Chem 1995; 41/10:1434-38

Kales SN, Dinklage D, Dickey J, Goldman RH. Paranoid psychosis following cyanide exposure. Arch Environ Health 1997; 52: 245-46.

Jarrard MR, Goldman RH, Loomis SC, Atkins EH. Methods of prioritizing and measuring occupational health risks utilizing hospital back injury data: Development of Comparative Composite Statistics. J Occup Environ Med 1997; 39: 882-94.

Goldman RH, Rosenwasser S, Armstrong E. Incorporating an environmental/occupational medicine theme into the medical school curriculum. J Occup Environ Med 1999; 41:47-52.

Goldman RH, Jarrard MR, Kim R, Loomis S, Atkins EH. Prioritizing back injury risk in hospital employees: application and comparison of different injury rates. J Occup Environ Med 2000; 42:645-652.


Kales SN, Goldman RH. Mercury exposure: current concepts, controversies and a clinic’s experience. J Occup Environ Med 2002; 44:143-154.

Nimgade A, Sullivan M, Goldman R. Physiotherapy, steroid injections, or rest for lateral epicondylosis?  What the evidence suggests.  Pain Practice 2005; 5: 203-215.

Kales SN, Huyck KL, Goldman RH. Elevated urine arsenic: un-speciated results lead to unnecessary concern and further evaluations. J. Analytical Toxicology 2006: 30:80-85.

Kaptchuk TJ, Stason WB, Davis RB, Legedza ATR, Schnyer RN, Kerr CE, Stone DA, Nam BH, Kirsch I, Goldman RH.  Sham device versus inert pill: a randomized controlled trial comparing two placebo treatments for arm pain due to repetitive use.  British Medical Journal-published on-line February 1, 2006; 2006 Feb 18;332(7538):391-7.

McManus CA, Kaptchuk TJ, Schnyer RN, Goldman R, Kerr CE, Nguyen LT, Stason WB. Experiences of Acupuncturists in a placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial. J Alternative and Complementary Medicine 2007; 13:

Goldman RH, Stason WB, Kim R, Kyun Park S, Schnyer R, Davis RB, Legedza ATR, Kaptchuk TJ. Acupuncture for persistent arm pain due to repetitive use: a randomized controlled trial. Clinical Journal of Pain 2008; 24:211-218.

Goldman RH, Cohen AP, Sheahan F. Seminar blogs: Educational technology that can increase student participation and enrich learning in public health school classes.  Am J Public Health 2008; 98:1658-1663

Goldman RH, Stason WB, Park SK, Kim R, Mudgal S, Davis RB, Kaptchuk TJ.  Low dose amitriptyline for treatment of persistent arm pain due to repetitive use.  PAIN, 2010; 149: 117-123.  (DOI: 10.1016/j.pain.2010.01.016)

*VanTassel K, Goldman R.  The Growing Consumer Exposure to
Nanotechnology in Everyday Products: Regulating Innovative Technologies in
Light of Lessons from the Past (March 15, 2011) Connecticut Law Review, vol.
44, no. 2, 2011. Available at SSRN:

Zeager M, Woolf AD, Goldman RH.  Wide variation in reference values for aluminum levels in children.  Pediatrics, online Dec 5, 2011; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2010-3481

Yang J, Hauser R, Goldman RH. Taiwan food scandal: Taiwan food scandal: The illegal use of phthalates as a clouding agent and their contribution to maternal exposure. Food and Chemical Toxicology  58: 362–368, 2013