Stan Goldberg, PhD

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Highlights

  • Professor Emeritus in Communicative Disorders at San Francisco State University
  • Bedside hospice volunteer and caregiver counselor
  • Author of four books on cancer and caregiving



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.

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