Carl Goodman, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean for Research and Graduate Studies and Professor Pharmacology
LOCATION: Tallahassee, Dyson Room 201
PHONE: 850-599-3128
Dr. Goodman joined the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in January 1992 as an assistant professor and director of the FAMU/NASA Space Life Sciences Training Program. He was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in August 1999 and to Full Professor in August 2008. Dr. Goodman plays an active role in the College’s strategic plan for research and assist in strengthening the research capacity and infrastructure of the University where he serves as the Assistant Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, as well as the Associate Program Director for the Research Center for Minority Institutions (RCMI) Program, respectively. He is responsible for managing the RCMI Pilot Project Program (PPP) and the Biotechnology Research Infrastructure Core (BRIC). Dr. Goodman has a strong interest in research training and development at the undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral and faculty levels. He also serves as the Activity Leader for the Center of Excellence P20 Student Research Training Core and PI of the TCC-FAMU Bridges to the Baccalaureate in the Biomedical Sciences Program. His research interests includes the molecular and cellular basis of opioid tolerance, cocaine and methamphetamine cytotoxic effects on glial cell functionality, and prenatal cocaine exposure on fetal brain development.

  • Pharmacology/Toxicology

Research Interest
  • Drug Abuse

  • Prostate Cancer

  • Breast Cancer