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NIH physician Dr. Joseph Goldberger's discovery of the cause for pellagra, a disease, resulting from a diet deficient in vitamin B, that killed many poor Southerners in the early part of the 20th century.
  The Merchant Marine Vessel Joseph Goldberger  
   
  Photo: During World War II, the Merchant Marine named ships after famous Americans.  One ship was named after Dr. Joseph Goldberger  
     
  During World War II, the Merchant Marine named ships after notable Americans. One ship was named after Dr. Joseph Goldberger.

 
     
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