תחילת דף אינטרנט, לחץ אנטר כדי לעבור לאזור תוכן מרכזי

Prof. Shai Linn (PhD, MD)

Emeritus

School of Public Health

Dates

Degree

Institution

Date on which degree was granted

1981

Dr.PH

Harvard University,

School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA

1981

1978-79

M.P.H.

Harvard University,

School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA

1979

1976

M.D.

Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

1976

Shai Linn MD, DrPH

 

Curriculum Vitae and List of Publications 1-1-2020

  1. CURRICULUM VITAE

 

  1. Personal details


Place and Date of Birth: Afula, 26 February 1947

Marital Status: Married (to Prof. Ruth Linn), three children (Yair, Gilat, Erez)
Citizenship and Identity Card Number: Israel, 009474883
Permanent Address: 7B Rimonim Street, Tivon Israel 36042
Home Telephone Number: 972-4-9835713
Offices Addresses and Phone:

  • Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel. Tel: 972-4-8249950

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Fax Number: 972-4-8249946

Army service: 1965-1968; Reserve service: 1968-2000. Last rank: Lieutenant Colonel, medical battalion commander. Commended by the President of Israel for excellent service, 1974.

 

  1. Education

 

Dates

Degree

Institution

Date on which degree was granted

1981

Dr.PH

Harvard University,

School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA

1981

1978-79

M.P.H.

Harvard University,

School of Public Health, Boston MA, USA

1979

1976

M.D.

Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.

1976

 

 

2.1 Professional licenses

 

Dates

License

Institution/place

Date on which degree was granted

1987

Israeli Board Certificate in Health Administration

Jerusalem, Israel

1989

1986

Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology

Washington DC, USA

1986

1979-81

American Board Eligible in Preventive Medicine

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston MA, USA

1981

1978-82

Israeli Board Certificate in Public Health

Residency, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel

1983

1976

E.C.F.M.G. Certificate

ECFMG, USA

1976

1975-76

Israeli License to Practice Medicine

Internship, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel

1976

 

 

3.Academic appointments in Israel

 

Dates

Names of institution and department

Rank

2010-16

Faculty of Welfare and Health Studies, The University of Haifa

Dean of the Faculty

2003-07

School of Public Health, The University of Haifa

Founding Head

2004

Faculty of Welfare and Health Studies, The University of Haifa

Professor with tenure

1997-04

Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel

Associate Professor

1991-94

Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel

Senior Lecturer

 

3.1 Academic appointments abroad

 

Dates

Names of institution and department

Rank

1990-92,

1994-99

Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Visiting Professor (MacArthur Foundation award)

1990-92

 

Department of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA

Fellow (MacArthur Foundation Award)

1990-92

 

MacArthur Foundation- Social Research Council, New York , USA

Fellow

1989-90

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC, USA

Adjunct Associate Professor in Epidemiology

 

1985-87

Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda MD, USA

Visiting Scientist

 

1979-81

Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston MA, USA

Research Fellow

 

 

 

  1. Administrative appointments

 



Year

Position

Institution

 

2012-

Member

Center for Spatial Information Systems Research (CSISR), University of Haifa, Israel

2010-16

Dean

Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel

2010-

Founder and Member

Steering Committees, Green University, Health Promoting University, University of Haifa, Israel

2010-

Deputy Director

UNESCO International Chair and the Center for Health, Law and Bioethics (Haifa)

2009-

Member

Steering Committee, UNESCO International Committee of Bioethics (Haifa)

2009-

Member

Steering Committee, Green Roofs Academic Center, University of Haifa, Israel

2007-

Member

Board of Directors International Center for Health Law and Bioethics, University of Haifa

2006-

Member (Senate delegate)

University of Haifa Board of Governors

2004-2007

Member

University council on graduate studies, University of Haifa

2004-

Member

University of Haifa Senate

1987-89

 

Member (Public delegate)

University of Haifa Board of Governors

2003-07

Chairperson

School of Public Health, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel

2002-03

Acting Chairperson

School of Public Health, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Studies, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel

2002-03

Chairperson

Unit of Epidemiology Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel

 

 



Year

Position

Institution

 

2002-05

Editor in Chief

Internet Journal of Epidemiology

2001-04

Technion Academic Representative

IUCEL – Inter University Center for e Learning (MEITAL)

2001-04

Technion Academic Representative, National GRID

IUCC (Inter-University Computation Center)

2001-04

 

Member, Senate Steering Committee on Computer Systems and Distance Learning

Technion, Israel

2000

Founding member of the Board

Israel Society for the Promotion of Education& Research in Medicine

 2000-04

Faculty representative, Faculty of Computer Sciences, Technion, Israel

Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel

2000-04

Assistant to the Deputy Senior Vice President for e-learning

Technion, Israel

1999-00

Assistant to the Vice Provost for Academic Infrastructure

Technion, Israel

1999-02

Coordinator Committee for Internet-based Teaching and Distance Education

Technion, Israel

1999-04

 

Member, Advisory Committee on Distance Learning

Technion, Israel


 



Year

Position

Institution

 

1999-00

Member, Advisory Board, Galil Center for Tele-Medicine

Technion, Israel

1997-04

 

Member, National Institute of Transportation

Technion, Israel

1997-04

Faculty representative, Steering Committee on Computer Systems

Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel

1996

Co-Founder and Co-Chairperson

Forum of Health Informatics, Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel

1994-96

Member, Environmental Forum

Technion, Israel

1994-99

Head, Library Committee

Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel

1993-96

Founder and Chairperson

Unit of Epidemiology Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel

1992-93

Member, Research Committee

Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel

 

 

  1. Professional appointments

5.1 Professional appointment abroad

 

Year

Position

Institution

2015

Israel representative

COST Action IS1408, Industrially Contaminated Sites and Health Network (ICSHNet)

European Union

2014

Member

International Forum of Teachers (IFT) of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics

1999

Consultant in Health Promotion

Canadian HIV Trials Network and BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS

Year

Position

Institution

1998-00

Member, Education Committee

International Society for Clinical Biostatistics

1996

Member, International Scientific Committee, XI International Conference on AIDS

Vancouver, BC, Canada

1996-97

Consultant in Health Education and Health Promotion

World Bank for “Health Promotion and Primary Prevention” in Hungary

1990-

International Advisor

Harvard University, Boston MA, USA

1987-88

Consultant, Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center, Department of Biostatistics

School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC, USA

1986-89

Consultant Epidemiologist, Second National Health and Examination Survey

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), USA

1986

Consultant in Public Education

National Cholesterol Education Program, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda MD, USA

1985

Associate and Consultant Epidemiologist

Consultants in Epidemiology and Occupational Health (CEOH), Washington DC, USA

1980

Contributing Editor, Episource

(1st Edition)

The Epidemiology Monitor,

Atlanta, GA 1980

1980

Consultant Epidemiologist

Harvard - Brigham Medical Group, Boston, MA, USA

 

 

 

5.2 Professional appointment in Israel

 

Year

Position

Institution

2017-19

Chairperson: Public Health and Emergency Medicine group. The National Knowledge and Research Center for Emergency Readiness

University of Haifa, Israel

2013

Scientific Advisor

German Israel Fund (GIF)

   2010-

   Member, general assembly 

   Kinneret College, Israel

2010-15

Member, Academic Appointment Committee

   Kinneret College, Israel

2007-

Member, Public Board

   Kinneret College, Israel

2007-15

Member, Academic Committee

   Kinneret College, Israel

2001

Member, Committee for Clinical Medicine

Science Foundation, Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities

2000

Member, Committee for Certification of the Israel Center for Disease Control

Scientific Council, Israel Medical Association

1999-00

Consultant Epidemiologist

Strauss Industries, Israel

1999-04

Co-Founder and Board Member, Israel Society for the Promotion of Education & Research in Medicine

Scientific Council, Israel Medical Association

1999

Member, Steering Committee on Mammography

Ministry of Health, Israel

 

1997-01

Member, Committee on Imaging Technology

Ministry of Health, Israel

 

1997

Member, Steering Committee on Medical Records

Ministry of Health, Israel

1994, 1998

Member, Committee for Certification of the Department of Public Health and Epidemiology Israel Defense Forces

Scientific Council, Israel Medical Association

1994

Member, Committee for Certification of the Department of Occupational Health, Tel Aviv

Scientific Council, Israel Medical Association

1994

Member, Committee for Certification of the Department of Public Health, Tel Aviv

Scientific Council, Israel Medical Association

1994

Member, Steering Committee on National Surveys.

Ministry of Health, Israel

1994

Member, Steering Committee on Cardiovascular Diseases

Ministry of Health, Israel

       


 

Year

Position

Institution


1994

Chair, Committee for Certification of the Mor Medical Institute, University of Tel Aviv

Scientific Council, Israel Medical Association

1994

Chair, Committee for Certification of the Mor Medical Institute, University of Tel Aviv

Scientific Council, Israel Medical Association

1994

Chairman, Committee for Certification of the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Ben Gurion University and Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva

Scientific Council, Israel Medical Association

 

 

 

1994

Chairman, Committee for Certification of the Mor Medical Institute, University of Tel Aviv

Scientific Council, Israel Medical Association

1994

Chairman, Committee for Certification of the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Ben Gurion University and Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva

Scientific Council, Israel Medical Association

1991-03

National Scientific Council for Public Health

Israel Medical Association

1990-02

Member of Scientific Council

Medical Corps, Israel Defense Forces

1988-90

Board of Governors

Haifa University, Israel

1988

Consultant Epidemiologist

Nahariya Hospital, Israel


1987-89

Consultant Epidemiologist

Tel Aviv Hospitals, Israel.

1983-85, 89, 96-98

Board Member

Israeli Epidemiological Society

 

5.3 Appointments at the Rambam Medical Center (Haifa, Israel)

 

Year

Position

Institution

1983-13

Head, Unit of Clinical Epidemiology

Rambam Medical Center, Israel

1982-85

Deputy Medical Director

Rambam Medical Center, Israel

1983-85, 1987-90, 1992-99

Chairperson, Committee for Medical Information and Records

Rambam Medical Center, Israel

1983-85, 1992-99

Member, Mortality and Morbidity Committee

Rambam Medical Center, Israel

1982-83

Head, Committee for Computer Use Applications

Rambam Medical Center, Israel

  1. Professional conferences

 

Conference

Place and Date

Title

The day after the corona.

Neeman Institute, Technion

  Haifa, Israel

  (ZOOM)

 

Changes in the Israeli health system.

Tall Buildings

Neeman Institute, Technion

  Haifa, Israel

Health Risks: Corona in Tall buildings

UNESCO International

  Chair in Bioethics (Haifa).       Annual Conference.

  Porto,

  Portugal  2021

Chair, Scientific Committee.

UNESCO International Chair in Bioethics (Haifa). Annual International Conference.

   Jerusalem, Israel 2018

Chair, Scientific Committee.

UNESCO International Chair in Bioethics (Haifa). Annual International Conference.

   Jerusalem, Israel 2015

Chair, Scientific Committee.

UNESCO International Chair in Bioethics (Haifa). Bioethics, Medical Ethics  and Health Law

   Naples, Italy 2014

Chair, Scientific Committee.

The fourth Islam and Bioethics   International Conference, Coimbra, Portugal

Lisbon, Portugal

2015

 The fourth Islam and Bioethics, Coimbra, Portugal

UNESCO International Chair (Haifa). Bioethics, Medical Ethics  and Health Law

Naples, Italy,2014

Chair, Scientific Committee.

International Forum for the Reduction of Road Accidents. The Research Institute of

Human Factors in Road Safety

Rishon Lezion, Israel 2006.

Hooliganism on Israeli Roads. A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of the Concept (Sikron F, Baron-Epel O, Linn S)

Health and Environment

Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, 2005

Public Health Education

(Panel)

Cooperative Research on 3D Medical Imaging (IBM-Technion Initiative)

Technion

Haifa, Israel

2003

Chairperson: 3-D imaging and medical informatics

2nd International Symposium of the Galil Center for Telemedicine and Medical Informatics

Technion

Haifa, Israel

2002

Co-Chairperson, Medical Informatics


 

Conference

Place and Date

Title

First National Conference of IUCEL – Inter University Center for e Learning (MEITAL)

Technion

Haifa, Israel

2002

President’s Address: E—learning in higher education.

20th Annual Conference of the International Society for Biostatistics: Medical Informatics, Clinical Biostatistics and Epidemiology For Efficient Health Care

Heidelberg, Germany

1999

Backward approach for estimating physician-specific diagnostic test characteristics: a unified approach in analytical epidemiology and clinical epidemiology

4th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Control

Amsterdam, The Netherlands,

1998

Years of potential productivity lost (YPPL) - a new measure to estimate the human cost of injury

International Conference on Helmet Promotion, WHO Helmet Initiative

Amsterdam, Netherlands,

1998

Helmet Use in Israel - a call for action

Regional Conference on Epidemiological Research, Israel Society of Epidemiology.

Tel Aviv, Israel

1998

Health of the Circassians – first descriptive study of a unique population

Co-Chairperson: Epidemiology Research in Northern Israel. Regional Conference on Epidemiological Research, Israeli Society of Epidemiology

Tel Aviv, Israel

1998

Co-Chairperson: Epidemiology Research in Northern Israel


 

Conference

Place and Date

Title

XI International Conference on AIDS

Vancouver, BC, Canada 1996

AIDS-related disability and years of potential productivity lost (YPPL) - a new measure to estimate the human cost of AIDS

The First Mediterranean Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Herzliya, Israel

1996

Disability and years of potential life lost (YPLL)

 

Public Health Conference on Records and Statistics. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington, DC, USA, 1995

A geometric extension to the Injury Severity Score (ISS): methodology for patients with 4 or more injuries. Invited lecture

Cochran Collaboration

Oxford University Oxford, UK, 1995

Comments on ways to measure disability

First Israeli-Arab Scientific Conference

Paris, France,

1994

Chairperson: Session on Health Care Systems

Measuring the human cost of war injury: The forgotten disabled who never die

First Annual UBC Summer Institute on Health Promotion Planning and Evaluation

Vancouver, BC, Canada, 1994

Measures of health promotion and injury prevention

International Society of Political Psychology

Boston, MA, USA,

1993

The use of YPLL (years of potential life lost) to measure the impact of wars

MacArthur Foundation – Social Science Research Council Annual Conference

Istanbul, Turkey,

1993

Invited Lecture: Measuring the human cost of war. The relationships between severity of war injury and disability

Regional European Meeting, International Epidemiological Association

Jerusalem, Israel,

1993

Co-Chairperson: WHO Workshop on Epidemiology of Disabilities

       


 

Conference

Place and Date

Title

Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society. Chairperson, Roundtable on Peace and Security, Section on Veterans

Baltimore, MD, USA,

1991

Correlates of life satisfaction among war casualties. Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society

Annual meeting, American Sociological Association

Cincinnati, OH, USA,

1991

Life satisfaction among war casualties with penetrating head injuries

3rd Annual Meeting of the American College of Epidemiology

Washington, DC, USA, 1989

The relationships between high density lipoprotein and alcohol consumption: Is alcohol good for your health?

1st European Congress of Psychology

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1989

Social adjustment, life satisfaction and future orientation of Israeli wounded soldiers with penetrating head injuries from the War in Lebanon

27th Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology, Council on Epidemiology, American Heart Association

Charleston, SC, USA,

1987

Distribution of high density lipoprotein cholesterol and selected correlates in national sample of United States adults

American Federation for Clinical Research National Meeting

Washington,   DC, USA, 1985

The epidemiology of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Invited lectures

 

Conference/activity

Place and Date

Title

SEMINAR – UNESCO Ethics units, India

WEB seminar,

March 2017

Causation in epidemiology

Ph.D. Students Seminar, Faculty of Law, University of Haifa

Haifa, Israel

January 2016

How to write a PhD dissertation on causation

Faculty Seminar, Faculty of Law, University of Haifa

Haifa, Israel

December 2015

Qualitative Causality in toxic tort litigations: Environmental pollution and cancer in the Kishon Port fishermen

Ofakim Honors Program Seminar, University of Haifa

Haifa, Israel

May 2013

Methodologies of causation research

Grand Round Lecture, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Colombia

Vancouver, BC September 2012

Qualitative Causality in Toxic Tort Litigations

NEXUS Invited Lecture, UBC, School of Public Health.

Vancouver, BC September 2009

Forward and backward directed causality determination

French-Israeli NGI Distance Learning Workshop

Tel Aviv, Israel,

November 2000

Internet 2 tele-education of prenatal ultrasound diagnostics


 

Conference/activity

Place and Date

Title

Cisco Connected Care Conference

Dallas, TX, USA,

April 2000

Tele-teaching Clinical Epidemiology and WHO Supercourse (with Prof. Ron LaPorte, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Cisco Wired Classroom Conference

San Diego, CA, USA February 2000

Tele-teaching in medicine

Clinical Rounds, St. Paul's Hospital

Vancouver, BC,

March 1999

The epidemiology of hepatitis C – a global epidemic

First Technion Environmental Forum Conference

Haifa, Israel,

June 1995

Surface ultra-violet radiation levels in Israel and their biomedical effects

Seminars in Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department

Chapel Hill, NC, USA, June 1987

Distribution of HDL-C and total cholesterol/HDL-C ratio in U.S. population

Health care needs and public health in Israel. Annual Meeting, Association for Mental Health Affiliation with Israel

Washington DC,

USA, September 1986

Health care needs and public health in Israel

Channing Laboratory Seminars, Harvard Medical School

Boston MA, USA,

June 1981

 

Coffee consumption during pregnancy


 

Conference/activity

Place and Date

Title

Cisco Wired Classroom Conference

San Diego, CA, USA

February 2000

Tele-teaching in medicine. Invited Lecture

Clinical Rounds, St. Paul's Hospital

Vancouver, BC,

March 1999

The epidemiology of hepatitis C – a global epidemic. Invited Lecture

First Technion Environmental Forum Conference

Haifa, Israel,

June 1995

Surface ultra-violet radiation levels in Israel and their biomedical effects

Seminars in Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department

Chapel Hill, NC, USA, June 1987

Distribution of HDL-C and total cholesterol/HDL-C ratio in U.S. population

Health care needs and public health in Israel. Annual Meeting, Association for Mental Health Affiliation with Israel

Washington DC,

USA, September 1986

Health care needs and public health in Israel

Channing Laboratory Seminars, Harvard Medical School

Boston MA, USA,

June 1981

 

Coffee consumption during pregnancy

 


 

  1. Awards and grants

 

Year

Granting Organization and Topic

Amount

2017-

Vatat – Israel Committee for Academic Budget and Control: Internet – based course: Bioethics (Hebrew and English)

790000

NIS

2017-

Israel Ministry of Science: The National Knowledge And Research Center for Emergency Readiness  (with Prof. Deborah Shmueli and co-researchers)

3000000

NIS

2014-2016

Igud Arim Haifa: Epidemiologic Monitoring of Air Pollution and Health in Haifa Bay Area. (with Prof. B. Portnov, Prof. R. Carel)

3200000

NIS

2010-2012

Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection: Main Causes of Morbidity and Mortality among Infants, Children, Adolescents and Adults Living in the Haifa Bay Area and Zebulon Area in Israel During the Years of 2004-2010. PI (with Prof. B. Portnov)

138000

NIS

2010-2012

Kinneret College: Epidemiological Research

320000

NIS

2008-

Environmental Health Fund, Israel: Air Pollution and Risk of congenital anomalies (birth defects) in Israel

110000

NIS

2006-2007

The Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research (NIHP): Complaints in the public health-care system: Behavior patterns, knowledge, and correlates in the elderly, new immigrants and people with disabilities (Research 4106). Co-PI (PI: Dr. I. Doron, Dr. I. Gal, U. of Haifa)

91400

NIS

2006-2008

Israeli Science Foundation (ISF): The effect of leadership and organizational climate in hospital units on staff performance and patient recovery. Co-PI (PI: Dr. D Yagil, Dr. G. Luria, U. of Haifa)

180000 NIS


 

Year

Granting Organization

Amount

2006-2007

Adaptation of an eHealth web-based intervention for youth smoking prevention and cessation in the Middle East.

http://www.ehealthinnovation.org/node/41

PI: Harvey Skinner, U of Toronto. Co-PI: Abdeen, Z, Carmi, R, Chalin C, el Nasser Z/Eysenbach G, Jadad A, Koo M, Linn S, Noyek A, Roth Y, Shidfar R, Siassi A.

94,120

CAD

 

2006-2008

Assessing population chronic exposure to air pollution at the urban sub-scale and its potential relationship to morbidity in the Haifa Bay Area (Co-PI, with Dr. D. Broaday, Technion)

180000 NIS

2002

IBM University Relation Equipment Grant. “Medical 3D Imaging and informatics” (Co-PI at Faculty of Computer Sciences and Faculty of Mechanical Engineering).

$130,000


2002

Galil Center for Telemedicine. “National telemedicine consultation to detect fetal malformations by prenatal ultrasound” (with Prof. E. Zimmer, Dr. M. Bronshtein, Prof. A. Bruckstein, Prof. R. Kimmel, Prof. E. Rivlin)

$20,000

 

2002

Middle East Cancer Consortium (MECC): “Investigation of human herpes virus-8 (HHV-8) transmission routes among Kaposi’s sarcoma patients and their families”. (with Prof. M. Zilberman, Dr. E. Gutman, Dr. R. Sarid)

$15,000

2002

Israeli National Institute for Health Policy and Health Services Research (NIHP): “Becoming a revolving door patient. Changes over time in patterns and determinants of repeated admissions to inpatient psychiatric services”. (With Prof. E. Klein, Dr. Y. Caspi, Dr. D. Nahon)

$60,000

2000-2001

Vatat – Israel Committee for Academic Budget and Control: Distance learning modules of epidemiology courses (part of 1999 general Technion grant, above)

$10,000


 

Year

Granting Organization

Amount

1999

Israel Ministry of Health: “Sensitivity and specificity of clinical detection of malignant melanoma”. Co-principal investigator: Y. Har-Shai

$4,000

1999

Israel Ministry of Health: “Sensitivity and specificity of pre-natal sonography”. Co-principal investigators: E. Zimmer, M. Bronstein

$8,500

1999

Vatat – Israel Committee for Academic Budget and Control: Distance learning modules of courses at the Technion (PI for Technion proposal)

$1,000,000

1999

Israel Ministry of Health: “Health of the Circassians- first study of a unique population”

$8,500

 

 

1999-2000

Strategic Funds of the Ministry of Science: “Developing web-based teaching and real-time consultation program for prenatal sonographic examinations”.

Co-PI: E. Zimmer

 

$60,000

1998

Grant from the Centre for British Columbia Excellence in HIV/AIDS for “The epidemiology of hepatitis C – state of the art”

$14,000

1996-1997

Committee for Research & Prevention in Occupational Safety and Health for “Epidemiology of adverse incidents to health care workers”

$50,000

1995

Chutick Foundation for "Long term effects of head injuries"

$50,000

1995

Israel Electric Company for "Adequacy and quality of occupational health care services, preventive medicine and health promotion services for workers”

$22,500

1995

Israel Ministry of Sciences for “The human cost of hospitalization of children with cancer”. Co-Principal Investigator: M. Weyl Ben Arush

$10,000

1995

Israel Ministry of Health for "Antioxidant defenses after myocardial infarct". Co-Principal Investigator: I. Levi, H. Hammerman

$2,000


 

Year

Granting Organization

Amount

1994

Israeli Ministry of Health for “Epidemiology of Kaposi’s Sarcoma". Co-PI Investigator: R. Friedman

$2,600

1991

Israel Ministry of Labor for "Epidemiology of patient falls”

$26,500

1991-1993

Israel Rehabilitation Office for "Evaluation of medical diagnoses and treatment in aeromedical evacuation". Co-PI: N. Knoller, U. Dreifus

$45,500

1990-1991

MacArthur Foundation (Chicago) and Social Science Research Council (NY, USA): "Research on the human cost of war injuries"

$82,000

1989

Ciba Foundation for "International epidemiological studies in rehabilitation"

$7,000

1988-1989, 1994-1995

Israel Ministry of Defense for "The development and assessment of Injury Severity Score"

$40,000

1987

Yad Susan Fund, USA, for "Epidemiological investigations and research"

$115,000

1979-81

Harvard University Scholarship for Epidemiological Studies

$18,000

1979

H. Peterson Foundation, New York, for "The development of epidemiological methods in Obstetric epidemiology"

$15,000

1978-80

American Physicians Fellowship

$6,000

1978

WHO International Fellowship

$12,000

 

  1. 9. Teaching

9.1  Academic courses

Topic

Institution

Level

Year

Internet based course: Bioethics

University of Haifa

BA and MA

2018-

Clinical Epidemiology

University of Haifa

Graduate

2004-16

Advanced epidemiology and software use

University of Haifa

Graduate

2004-16

Thesis seminar

University of Haifa

Graduate

2004-15

Data analyses with SPSS, PEPI

University of Haifa

Graduate

2004-15

Clinical Epidemiology I, II, III

WHO International Web-based course

http://www.pitt.edu/~super1/lecture/lec1051/index.htm

Graduate and post-graduate

1998-15

Medical Informatics for Residents

Rambam Medical Center

Post-graduate

1995-99

Computer Applications in Medical Research (278450)

Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel

Graduate

1995-99

Medical Computing (247121)

Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel

http://www.technion.ac.il/~mdcourse/274121/engver/index.html

Undergraduate

1995-99

Public Health and the Israeli Medical System (275210)

Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel

Undergraduate

1995

Clinical Epidemiology

Department of Health Care and epidemiology, University of British Columbia

Undergraduate

1992

 

 

9.2  Supervision of PHD students

 

Student’s name

Thesis Title

Degree

Graduation Date

Iris Atzmon

(with Prof. Portnov B, Prof. Richter E)

Is there a causal association between exposure to radiofrequency radiation and cancer?

PhD

2017

Orly Talmor

(with Peretz C, Gurevich TEl-Ad B, Silverman B, Friedman N, Giladi N.)

The prevalence of Parkinson's disease and diabetes

PhD

2014

Galia Golan

(with Prof. Rimmerman A, Prof. Latzer Y)

The prevalence of obesity among persons with Down's Syndrome

PhD

2012

 

Keren Agay-Shay (with Friger M, Peled A, Amitai Y, Peretz C)

 

The prevalence of malformations and air pollution

PhD

2012

 

Jumanah Essa

(with Prof. Rafaeli S)

Applicability and effectiveness of a computer-based health Program as a Tool to Collect data and improve the health knowledge, Attitudes, and practices of Arab college/university students in Northern Israel

PhD

2012

 

Naomi Vin-Raviv

(with Dr. Keinan-Boker, Prof. Barchana M,)

Cancer incidence in holocaust survivors and starvation during WW II

PhD

2011

 

Fabienne Sikron

(with Prof. Bar-on Eppel)

Psychological and behavioral characteristics of drivers who cause motor vehicle accidents

PhD

2006

 

 

 

 

Student’s name

Thesis Title

Degree

Graduation Date

Kerem Shuval

Evaluation of physician's used of Evidence Based Medicine information

PhD

2006

 

Yael Moshe

(With Prof. Zimmer E, Dr. Bornestein M)

Validity of ultrasound examinations in different stages of gestation in women in whom no major malformation was detected. The detection of malformations by pre-natal sonography

D.Sc

2002

 

Yafa Haron

Health characteristics of Circassians in Israel : Mortality, hospitalizations, chronic illness and risk factors of cardiovascular disease

D.Sc

2000

Nava Israel

Physical activity, nutrition and health in able-bodied and disabled sportsmen: A cross-sectional and follow-up study of health knowledge, attitude and behavior among disabled basketball players of the Israeli national League

D.Sc

1999

Ruth Levy

The human cost of home care vs hospitalization of children with cancer

D.Sc

1997

 


9.3  Supervision of  MPH/MA/MSc students

Student’s name

Thesis Title

Degree

Graduation  Date

Hila Yitzhak (with Dr. Dubnov J, Dr. Koren I, Prof. Shirav. -Schwartz M)

Possible association between air pollution and incidence of type 1diabetes mellitus in children under 18 in Israel : 2012–2015


MA

2019

Anat Klein-Kremer (with Prof. Barchana M)

Cancer incidence among physicians in Israel

MHA

2014

Osamah Hussein  (with Dr. Zaidise I)

 

The effects of computerized physician order entry on the incidence of errors in medication dispensing / by Osamah Hussein ; supervised by Shay Linn, Itzhak Zaidise


MA

2013

Anat Katalan

(with Prof. Ore L)

Knowledge, attitude and practice of health care workers on breast cancer prevention

MPH

2010

Amir Lazimi

(with Prof. Paz S, Prof. Portnov B)

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) linkage with residence near heavy roads

M.Sc

2010

Merimson Nava Nadejda

(With Dr. Strulov A, Wolovelsky A)

Comparison of the effectiveness between three conservative interventions: ultrasound, yoga exercise group and combined therapy for treating the carpal tunnel syndrome: clinical trial

MPH

2009

Abed El Mohati Mahamoud

Factors associated with delay from symptom onset to hospital arrival and to reperfusion therapy in patients with acute myocardial infarction and the correlation between arrival times to outcomes

MPH

2009

Sharon Mor

(with Dr. Keren Or-Chen)

The correlation between understanding the existence of service procedures among pediatric occupational therapists in the public and private service