Jeanne Goldberg

  • Program Co-Director, Nutrition Interventions, Communication, and Behavior Change

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
  • B.S., 1957, Foods and Nutrition, Simmons College

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