Ronald Goldberg, M.D. is Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. He also serves as Associate Director of Medical Affairs of the Diabetes Research Institute, and Director of the Lipid Disorders Unit.
He is Co-Director of the DRI Clinical Laboratory and Principal Investigator of the Diabetes Prevention Program at the University of Miami. From 1986 to 1999, he served as Director of the Diabetes Division and Director of the Eleanor and Joseph Kosow Diabetes Treatment Center, the patient care and clinical research arm of the DRI.
Dr. Goldberg also functions as Director of the state of Florida and University of Florida Southeastern Florida Regional Diabetes Program. As director of this program, he is responsible for translating current scientific information into clinical application.
To meet these objectives, Dr. Goldberg organizes ongoing, comprehensive education programs for health professionals and medical students. Dr. Goldberg's research interests are focused primarily in two areas: 1) lipid disorders; and 2) identification of early changes in the development of diabetes and its implications.
He has authored and co-authored numerous scientific papers on his research in diabetes and lipid metabolism.