Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Health Professions
Medical Laboratory Sciences & Biotechnology

Goldsmith, Barbara M.

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Barbara M. Goldsmith, PhD, FACB

Barbara M. Goldsmith, PhD, FACB

Contact Dr. Goldsmith

130 South Ninth Street
Suite 2100
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-8187
(215) 503-2189 fax


BS, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, 1975
PhD, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth
     University, 1982


National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (Fellow)

University Appointment

Chair and Professor, Medical Laboratory Sciences & Biotechnology, Jefferson
     College of Health Professions
Director, Point of Care and Quality Management and
     Clinical Professor, Pathology, Anatomy and Cell Biology,
     Sidney Kimmel Medical College

Professional Organizations

American Association for Clinical Chemistry
     (Past President, 2009)
National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry
     (President, 2015)
Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists
FDA Advisory Panel, Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology
     (Voting Member)

Research & Clinical Interests

Application of new and novel technologies to laboratory testing that provide practical and meaningful results to physicians and patients

Analysis of clinical laboratory data (prospective and retrospective) to provide support for appropriate interpretation and utilization


Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Multiple myeloma:The case of the disappearing band
  2. Non-linearity within the primary measurement range of a lipase assay as the cause of a gap in the interpatient lipase results distribution
  3. Glucose meters - Fit for clinical purpose
  4. Ten years later: The impact of the CLSI POCT01-A guideline and related POC documents
  5. Guidelines for clinical laboratory practice: Evaluation of maternal-fetal risk and reference values in pregnancy. Section V and VII | Guías para la práctica en el laboratorio clínico: Evaluación del riesgo materno-fetal y valores de referencia en el embarazo. Sección V a VII
  6. Emergency department multimarker point-of-care testing reduces time to cardiac marker results without loss of diagnostic accuracy
  7. Teaching pediatric laboratory medicine to pathology residents
  8. Ensuring Quality in a Multihospital POC Program
  9. Performance characteristics of the creatine kinase-MB mass assay on the vitros ECi analyzer
  10. Clinical chemistry of the newborn and infant
  11. Nutritional assessment in pediatric patients: How can the laboratory help?
  12. Pharmacokinetics of cyclosporine after renal transplant in children
  13. New POCT (point-of-care testing) guide establishes testing uniformity.
  14. Effects of Carbamazepine on Cyclosporine Metabolism in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients
  15. Cyclosporine pharmacokinetics in pediatric liver transplant recipients: Utility of the monoclonal radioimmunoassay single point blood concentration
  16. Comparison of Urine Dipstick, Microscopy, and Culture for the Detection of Bacteriuria in Children
  17. Effects of fenfluramine on social behavior in autistic children
  18. Systemic membrane defect and the inhibition of lymphocyte capping in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  19. Rate nephelometry and radial immunodiffusion compared for measuring serum prealbumin
  20. Determination of a reference range for whole blood serotonin in a pediatric population using high pressure liquid chromatography with electrochemical detection