Goldberger, Joseph


American physician and epidemiologist, who was responsible for identifying the link between dietary deficiency and pellagra.

Keywords: pellagra; tryptophan; niacin; deficiency disease; epidemiology

Further Reading

Carpenter KJ (ed.) (1991) Pellagra. Stroudsburg, PA: Hutchinson Ross.

Kraut AM (2003) Goldberger's War: The Life and Work of a Public Health Crusader. New York: Hill and Wang.

Roe DA (1973) A Plague of Corn: The Social History of Pellagra. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Terris M (ed.) (1965) Goldberger on Pellagra. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press.

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Power, Helen J(Apr 2008) Goldberger, Joseph. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0003589]