Prof. Ilana Shoham-Vardi

Prof. Ilana Shoham-Vardi Profile

Associate Professor
Ph.D. 1983

Department : Public Health
Room : 32
ביה"ס הסיעודי ע"ש רקאנטי
Phone : 972-8-6479528
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epidemiology, perinatology,epidemiology, environmental health, pregnancy outcomes

Research Topics

  • Perinatal epidemiology
  • Interventions to reduce infant mortality in the Negev Bedouin population
  • Environmental effects on pregnancy outcomes

Major expertise and techniques in the lab

  • Perinatal epidemiology
  • Infant mortality
  • Community intervention

Publications and funding summary / representative publications and grants

  • Published more than 100 peer-reviewed papers, and chapters in books.
  • Grants awarded by National Institute for Health Policy, Israel Ministry of Health, European Community (Avicenne Initiative), BSF, Bernard Van Leer Foundation, Yad Hanadiv foundation

Existing collaborations

  • Soroka University Medical center (Gynecology and Obstetrics, Pediatrics)
  • The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research (Dr. Liat Lerner-Geva)

Suggested multi-disciplinary research project / research focus topics

  • Environmental health effects on perinatal outcomes (fertility, early pregnancy loss, adverse birth outcomes;