On October 25, Andrew Paley Goldberg, M.D., of Baltimore at 77. He is survived by his wife Gail, and sons Ethan (Elizabeth) and Justin (Sara); grandchildren Greta, Rose, Peter, Vivian and Emmett; sister Florence Elon Zwerdling (Alex; predeceased), and nephew Tony (Ginger).
A prolific researcher and a champion for wellness and dignity in aging, Dr. Goldberg was awarded more than $100 million in grant funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Institute on Aging (NIA) during his career. He served as principal investigator of the NIA-funded Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center and the National Institutes of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)-funded Nutrition Obesity Research Center from 1992 until 2015. He founded and was director of the Baltimore VA Geriatrics Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), part of the Baltimore VA Maryland Health Care System, from 1992 until 2015.
Contributions in his memory may be sent to the American Diabetes Association.