Stan Goldberg, PhD

Professor Emeritus in Communicative Disorders at San Francisco State University

Expertise

Caregiving, Communicative Disorders, Speech-Language Pathology

Education

The University of Pittsburgh

Highlights

 

— Stan Goldberg, PhD

Experience

Stan Goldberg, PhD, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering caregiving. Dr. Goldberg is a Professor Emeritus in Communicative Disorders at San Francisco State University. After retiring, he learned he had prostate cancer, and decided to confront his mortality by becoming a bedside hospice volunteer and caregiver counselor. He has also authored several books:

"Loving, Supporting, and Caring for the Cancer Patient"

"Lessons for the Living: Stories of Forgiveness, Gratitude, and Courage at the End of Life"

"Leaning into Sharp Points: Practical Guidance and Nurturing Support for Caregivers"

"I Have Cancer: 48 Things to Do When You Hear Those Words"

Education

Dr. Goldberg holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy, a master's degree in political theory, and a doctorate in speech-language pathology, all from the University of Pittsburgh.

Verywell Health Editorial Process

Verywell Health is an award-winning online resource for reliable, understandable, and up-to-date health information on the medical topics that matter most to you. We take a human approach to health and wellness content and reach more than 300 million readers annually.

Our editorial team includes writers, editors, and fact checkers who make sure our information is clear, accurate, and useful so you can make confident choices about your health.

Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, from physicians to medical journalists to patients/patient advocates. These individuals are specifically selected for their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.

Our team of qualified and experienced fact checkers provide a critical step in our commitment to content integrity. Fact checkers rigorously review articles for accuracy, relevance, and timeliness. We use only the most current and reputable primary references, including peer-reviewed medical journals, government organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy associations.

Learn More