When a woman who needed dental surgery became hysterical with fear as she drove up to the hospital, unable to gain the courage to enter, Hadassah Medical Center Senior Anesthesiologist Prof. Alex Avidan and Prof. Eliezer Kauffman, Director of Dental Anesthesia, came out to her car.
As our Chanukah dreidls remind us, more than 2,000 years ago, “A great miracle happened here.” But here at Hadassah, great miracles happen every day--so many, in fact, that I had a hard time choosing which to tell you about.
Hadassah Medical Center Chief Engineer Beli Deutsch, while exploring natural tracks in Nepal, arranged a celebration of Hadassah’s 100th anniversary on the Laurebina Pass some 15,300 feet above sea level. "I was very sorry I missed the Hadassah Centennial Celebration in Jerusalem," he says, "so I arranged a celebration for myself!”
A clinical trial with TL-118 --a new treatment for metastatic pancreatic cancer--that has been ongoing at the Hadassah University Medical Center and three other oncology centers in Israel, has been expanded to the United States.
Dr. Itai Berger, Director of Hadassah’s Pediatric Neuro-Cognitive Center, and his team have created a model for early diagnosis and intervention with children who suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Learning Disabilities (LD,) which is being piloted in the Jerusalem school system.
Dr. Ezekiel Landau, Director of the Pediatric Urology Department at the Hadassah University Medical Center, recently joined his surgical colleagues in the operating room at Cincinnati (Ohio) Children’s Hospital Medical Center as part of an ongoing collaboration between the two medical institutions.
Nehema Greniman Bauch, 30, a member of Hadassah International, was born and raised in Jerusalem, Israel.
While living and studying in Italy, she found herself “looking for a way to connect to the Jewish community and a friend told me about Young Hadassah International."
With an inaugural event, hosted by Hadassah International, Christie’s Fine Auction House, and the Israeli Embassy at the Moscow residence of HE Dorit Golender, Israel’s Ambassador to Russia, a multi-layered partnership between Russia and Hadassah was launched.
Karine Israel, the new head of Hadassah Paris, joined her mother, Michelle Israel, the former head of Hadassah Paris, in Jerusalem last week to celebrate Hadassah's 100-year anniversary.
The Hadassah University Medical Center, for the first time in Israel, has pioneered a new treatment for liver cancer, using a direct flow of high-voltage electric current to destroy a malignant tumor.