Prof. Mark Clarfield

Prof. Mark Clarfield Profile

M.D. 1975
Residency: Family Medicine, Public Health, Geriatrics

School Director

Department : Geriatrics
Medical School for International Health
Center for Multidisciplinary Research in Aging
Room : 307
M10 בניין קרולין לסטודנטים בפקולטה למדעי הבריאות
Phone : 972-8-6479855
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aging, medical education, international medicine, medical history

Research Topics

  • Aging
  • Alzheimer disease and the related dementias
  • Medical history
  • Organization of health care

Major expertise and techniques in the lab

  • Publications and funding summary / representative publications and grants

    • Clarfield AM. The decreasing prevalence of reversible dementias. An updated meta-analysis. Arch Int Med . 2003;163:2219-29.
    • Clarfield AM et al. Ethical issues in end-of-life geriatric care. the approach of three monotheistic religions: Judaism, Catholicism and Islam. J Amer Geriatr Soc; 2003; 51:1149-54
    • Clarfield AM et al. Enteral feeding in end-stage dementia:a comparison of religious,ethnic and national differences in Canada and Israel. J Gerontol: Med Sci. 2006; 61A(6):621-627.
    • Clarfield AM, Ginsberg G, Rasooly I Levi S, Gindin J, Dwolatzky T. For-profit and not-for-profit nursing homes in Israel. Do they differ with respect to quality of care? Arch Gerontol Geriatr 2009; 48:167-172.
    • Clarfield AM. Screening in the elderly: an ounce of preventuion or a pound of trouble? J Amer Geriatr Soc 2010;58(10):2016-2021
    • Clarfield A. Mark. My magnanimous mentor. Ann Int Med 2012,157:452-3.

    Existing collaborations

    • PREDICT Project (European Union)