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Neil Goldenberg

Elected 2020

Neil Goldenberg, M.D., Ph.D. is an internationally-recognized and National Institutes of Health-funded expert in medical research in children and young adults and a Johns Hopkins University Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine based at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, where he serves as Chief Research Officer, Associate Dean for Research, and Director of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. Dr. Goldenberg has over 15 years of organizational leadership experience in academic settings, and also brings prior experience in independent school Board of Trustees service. He has lived in St. Petersburg since 2012 with his wife, Ann, and their three sons, Noah, Zach, and Cole. Noah ’23 and Zach ’23 have attended Tampa Prep since 2018.

Dr. Goldenberg received his undergraduate degree from Williams College (Williamstown, Massachusetts), where he majored in English with a thesis in African American literature, and a concentration in pre-medical studies. A 400m runner in high school in New Jersey, he played for the Men’s Volleyball team (Division 3) while at Williams. Dr. Goldenberg obtained his medical degree from McGill University (Montréal, Quebec), and then completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine at the University of South Florida (Tampa, Florida). He then went on to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplantation at the University of Colorado and Children’s Hospital Colorado (Denver/Aurora, Colorado), where he also earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Sciences.

Dr. Goldenberg’s clinical expertise is in the treatment and prevention of young-onset venous thromboembolism (blood clots in the veins) and stroke, and he currently serves as Chair of the pediatric arm of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH). He has also served on numerous panels and writing groups for international guidelines on treatment and prevention of venous thromboembolism, and recently led the development of international guidelines for the prevention of thromboembolism in children hospitalized with COVID-19. Dr. Goldenberg was a member of the U.S. Surgeon General’s Workshop on Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism in 2006, co-sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control, which led to the Surgeon General’s 2008 national “Call-to-Action” to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism.