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Harold Goldstein

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Harold Goldstein

Executive Director
California Center for Public Health Advocacy
public health advocacy
critical public health issues
promotion of healthy eating and physical activity
combatting childhood obesity and diabetes


Harold Goldstein is executive director of the California Center for Public Health Advocacy, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization established jointly by the Northern and Southern California public health associations to raise awareness about critical public health issues and mobilizes communities to promote effective health policies. Goldstein is a nationally recognized leader in the growing movement to address the epidemics of childhood obesity and diabetes by advocating for state and local policies that promote healthy eating and physical activity. Goldstein holds a bachelor's degree in physiology from UC Berkeley and a master's and doctorate in public health from UCLA.

PO Box 2309
Davis  California  95617
United States
Office Phone: 
(530) 297-6000


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