Prof. Orly Elpeleg, head of the Department of Genetic and Metabolic Diseases at the Hadassah Medical Center, has been awarded the KKL-JNF’s 2013 Samuel and Paula Elkeles Outstanding Scientist in Medicine Prize.
Commemorating the United Nations’ International Day for the Prevention of Violence Against Women, nurses and social workers at the Hadassah Medical Center initiated a project in the maternity ward to encourage women to speak up and put an end to abusive relationships.
This year, the unique convergence of Chanukah and Thanksgiving has special meaning for the three people who have made nearly miraculous recoveries following a devastating stroke, a heart attack, and a hit-and-run accident. I say "nearly miraculous," because all of them really owe their lives to Hadassah’s superb medical teams.
Hadassah Nurse Ruven Gelfond is in charge of the operating theater in the Israeli Mission to the Philippines. He updates his experiences.
“We are a light in the darkness of this poor, badly damaged region,” says Hadassah Nurse Ruven Gelfond, who is in charge of the operating rooms in Bogo City, as part of the IDF rescue mission in the Philippines.
In July, the staff of the Hadassah-Hebrew University Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine formulated a rebuttal to an anti-Israel resolution of the American Public Health Association (APHA)
Director of the Hadassah-Hebrew University Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine Prof. Yehuda Neumark has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Association of the Schools of Public Health (ASPHER), which represents over 100 public health institutes across Europe. Some of these institutes have Braun School graduates at their helm.
SAGIV, a semi-automatic, hand-held device for rapid, less painful, and safer intravenous (IV) insertion, is one of the first creations of Israel’s first Biodesign Medical Innovation Program, a joint project of the directors of the Hadassah Medical Center’s Heart Institute and the Hebrew University’s Center for Bioengineering.
The 2013 Hadassah Annual Conference for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) was held on November 17, 2013 at Hadassah Ein Kerem. Doctors at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem and other caregivers discussed topics of concern to patients with MS and their families. The conference was run by the "Center for Multiple Sclerosis", and was open to patients and their families as well as professionals and specialists in this field.
“Hadassah is the place where the ice breaks,” says Dr. Osnat Levtzion-Korach,
Director of Hadassah Hospital-Mount Scopus.