Maya Peled Raz (LLB, MPH, PhD) is a senior lecturer of law and ethics and head of the Division of Community Health at the University of Haifa, School of Public Health.
She is the Chair of the Research Ethics Review Board (ERB) of the Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences at the University of Haifa, a member of the Association of University Heads (VERA) working group on "Research Ethics Review Boards (ERB's) in the Israeli academia" and a Board Member for the International Center for Health, Law and Ethics, at the University Of Haifa.
Dr. Peled Raz also serves as a clinical ethicist and the chair of the Ethics Committees at Bnei Zion Medical Center in Haifa, as the head of the ethics committee at the Galilee Medical Center in Naharia, and is a member of the Israeli Health Council, as an expert in medical ethics (in accordance with section 49 (a) (6) of the State Health Insurance Law).
Dr. Peled Raz contributed to the drafting of several MoH regulations, and serves as an ethics expert/advisor to the European Commission Horizon 2020/ Horizon Europe ethics appraisal scheme.
Her Central areas of research and teaching include:
Kamin-Friedman S, Peled Raz M, Lessons from Israel's COVID-19 Green Pass Program, Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 10, 61 (2021) doi: 10.1186/s13584-021-00496-4
Peled-Raz M, Tzafrir SS, Enosh G, Efron Y, Doron II. Ethics Review Boards for Research with Human Participants: Past, Present, and Future. Qual Health Res. 31(3):590-599 (2021). doi: 10.1177/1049732320972333
Peled Raz M, Ethical Decision-Making Framework for the Allocation of Scarce Mechanical Ventilators During the COVID-19 Crisis, Harefua 159(4): 235-240 (April 2020) (Heb)
Peled-Raz M, Willner N, Shteinberg D, Or-Chen K and Rainis T, Digital recording and documentation of endoscopic procedures: Physicians' practice and perspectives, Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 8:57 (2019) (12 pages) DOI 10.1186/s13584-019-0332-6
Peled Raz M, Y. Efron, I. Doron, G. Enosh, S. Tzafrir, Conference Report - "ERB's in the Academia: Past, Present and Future", University of Haifa, December 2017, Study of Organizations and Human Resource Quarterly 3:1 6-15 (2018) (Heb)
Peled-Raz, #M. Perl, M.S. Green, Treatment of un-accompanied minors in primary clinics - Caregivers practice and knowledge, Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 7:29-35 (2018) DOI 10.1186/s13584-018-0217-0
Karako-Eyal N, Gilbar R, Peled-Raz M, The Dying Patient Act 2005 Ten Years On: Law, Ethics And Medical Practice, Tel Aviv Law Review 41, 73 pages (2018) (Heb)
Peled-Raz M, Human rights in patient care and public health - a common ground, Public Health Reviews 37:29-38 (2017) DOI 10.1186/s40985-017-0075-2
N. Willner, M. Peled-Raz, D. Shteinberg, M. Shteinberg, D. Keren and T. Rainis, Digital recording and documentation of endoscopic procedures: Do patients and doctors think alike?, Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (2016), Article ID 2493470, 7 pages, (2016) DOI 10.1155/2016/2493470
L. Rosen, M. Peled-Raz, Tobacco policy in Israel: 1948-2014 and beyond, 4(12) Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 4: 12 (2015) (15 pages), DOI 10.1186/s13584-015-0007-x
Peled-Raz M, “You’ll thank us later”: Compulsory treatment notwithstanding the patient’s informed refusal, Hapraklit 53(1): 61-105 (2014) (Heb.)
Peled-Raz, Medical screening tools and the applicability of the informed consent doctrine, Medicine and Law 41: 11-25 (2009) (Heb.)
Peled-Raz, No more all or nothing: Abandoning the Israeli "Balance or Probability" rule in cases of vague and subjective medical causation, Medicine and Law 27(4): 743-754 (2008)
Peled-Raz, M. Hakim, Human papilloma-virus vaccine: the appropriate policy for Israel, Medicine and Law 37: 55-65 (2007). (Heb.)
Peled-Raz, M. Forschner, A solution right under our noses? Article 15(2) of the patients' rights bill as a proper legal tool in cases of adults inflicted with anorexia nervosa, Medicine and Law 32: 155-164 (2005). (Heb.)
Siegal, M. Peled, Hospital ethics committees, Medicine and Law 17: 6-12 (1997). (Heb.)
Maya Peled-Raz, LegitimateGovernmental Intervention in Decisions Relating to the Health of the Individual, in Health Promotion in Israel 213-231 (Baron-Epel, Daoud, Levin-Zamir eds. 2016)
Karako-Eyal N, Gilbar R, Peled-Raz M, Yossi Green, Shlomit Perry, Nirith Flibtzki, Efrat Gil, The Dying Patient Act: Preliminary Findings pilot study examining the attitudes of physicians and practices, END OF LIFE - MEDICINE, LAW AND CULTURE IN ISRAEL IN THE FACE OF DEATH 99-117 (Brill, Mansfield, Hazan and Lavi eds. 2020) *