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Harry Randall Goldberg, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Research Interests: Virtual learning systems; Student learning; Web-based instruction
Harry Goldberg, Ph.D., is associate professor of biomedical engineering at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Goldberg serves as the director of academic computing and assistant dean at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. His research focuses on developing virtual learning systems to enhance science education for undergraduate and medical students.
Dr. Goldberg received his M.S. in computer science from Johns Hopkins University. He earned his Ph.D. in molecular biophysics from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Goldberg’s innovative use of technology for medical education has resulted in the development of a medical app—BurnMed—that uses images, video and text to quickly teach the steps needed to stabilize a patient after a burn.
He is active in the Johns Hopkins community, serving as a managing board member at the Johns Hopkins’ Institute for Excellence in Education and also serving on the Educational Policy Committee and Curriculum Review Committee for the School of Medicine. Goldberg was recognized by Apple as an Apple Distinguished Educator.
- Assistant Dean, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
- Director of Academic Computing
- Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
- Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- Joint Appointment in Health Sciences Informatics
Departments / Divisions
- Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Maryland) (1991)
Research & Publications
Dr. Goldberg’s interests center on the development of virtual learning systems to enhance science education for undergraduate and medical students. Over the past several years he has received funding from the National Science Foundation, the Whitaker Foundation, The Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the National Institute of Health in support of his work.
Selected PublicationsView all on Pubmed
Blumberg DM, Quigley HA, Goldberg HR. "Quantitative and qualitative evaluation of a web-based, interactive approach for teaching the management of angle-closure glaucoma." J Glaucoma. 2009 Feb;18(2):107-13. doi: 10.1097/IJG.0b013e3181752cae.
Goldberg HR, Dintzis R. "The positive impact of team-based virtual microscopy on student learning in physiology and histology." Adv Physiol Educ. 2007 Sep;31(3):261-5.
Thomas PA, Goldberg H. "Tracking reflective practice-based learning by medical students during an ambulatory clerkship." J Gen Intern Med. 2007 Nov;22(11):1583-6. Epub 2007 Sep 5.
Goldberg HR, Haase E, Shoukas A, Schramm L. "Redefining classroom instruction." Adv Physiol Educ. 2006 Sep;30(3):124-7.
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Activities & Honors
- Apple Distinguished Educator
- Educational Innovation Award, Institute for Excellence in Education, 2015
- Curriculum Review Committee, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
- Educational Policy Committee, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine