The Friedman School pursues cutting-edge research and education from cell to society, including in molecular nutrition, human metabolism, population studies, clinical trials, nutrition interventions and behavior change, communication, food systems and sustainability, global food insecurity, humanitarian crises, and food economics and policy.
Dr. Goldberg has worked on obesity and chronic disease prevention interventions since 1995 when she was principal investigator on a school-based intervention in Independence, Missouri and co-investigator on Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better, an obesity prevention campaign for African American women. She was co-investigator on the Bones Project to prevent osteoporosis through early intervention, Shape Up Somerville, a CDC-funded obesity prevention program for elementary school children and their families, and on a replication of that project. In 2007-2008 she was principal investigator on Tipping the Scales, a project designed to understand childhood obesity prevention in Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. She was principal investigator on the study that led to the selection of the USDA/DHHS Food Guide Pyramid in 1992.
Ph.D., 1986, Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
M.Ed, 1959, Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences
Dietetic Internship, 1958, Frances Stern Nutrition Center, Tufts-New England Medical Center