Dr. Rob Goldsmith
Medical Director, Novartis Pharmaceutical
Dr. Goldsmith is currently Executive Director for Employee Health for Novartis Pharmaceutical Company, where his responsibilities include oversight of occupational health, emergency medical services, acute care, and wellness programs. He is currently working on novel programs that expand employer-sponsored primary medical care. Prior to his employment with Novartis, he served as Associate Global Medical Director for the General Electric Company and had been in private medical practice in his hometown of Stamford, Connecticut. Dr. Goldsmith received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College in New York, trained at Greenwich Hospital and the Yale-New Haven Medical Center and earned his Masters Degree in Public Health from the University of Connecticut. He is a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and a clinical instructor in the Department of Medicine at Columbia University. In addition to his corporate career, Dr. Goldsmith is the team physician for Stamford’s high school athletes and has published on occupational risk among marijuana users, innovations in primary prevention of disease and exercise-induced asthma.