Martin H. Steinberg, M.D., is Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. He received his B.A. from Cornell University and his M.D. from Tufts University School of Medicine. His internship in Internal Medicine was on the Cornell Division of Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City was followed by a medical residency and hematology fellowship at the Tufts-New England Medical Center in Boston.
He is a diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine in the subspecialty of Hematology, a member of the American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Board on Hematology, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians.
Dr. Steinberg’s research and clinical interests are focused on disorders of the red blood cell with a special emphasis on sickle cell disease and inherited disorders of hemoglobin. His current work, funded by NIH, focuses on genotype-phenotype relationships in sickle cell disease and thalassemia and the regulation of fetal hemoglobin. Dr. Steinberg has published more than 350 articles in his areas of interest and has written and edited three textbooks that focus on the basic science and clinical aspects of sickle cell disease and other disorders of the hemoglobin molecule.