Lee Goldman, MD, MPH

Dean, Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine and Chief Executive, Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Lee Goldman, MD, MPH, joined Columbia University in 2006 as the Harold and Margaret Hatch Professor of the University, Executive Vice President for Health and Biomedical Sciences, and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine. In this role, he serves as Dean of the College of Physicians and Surgeons and is administratively responsible for the Mailman School of Public Health, the College of Dental Medicine, and the School of Nursing. Dr. Goldman received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Yale University, where he also earned a Master’s degree in Public Health.

Dr. Goldman’s research has focused on the costs and effectiveness of diagnostic and therapeutic strategies. Dr. Goldman is best known for his pioneering work in applying the latest methods of multivariate analysis, cost-effectiveness, quality-of-life, and computer-simulation models to key topics in clinical medicine.