Dr. Ygal Plakht

Dr. Ygal Plakht Profile

Senior lecturer
PhD: 2009

School Director

Department : Recanati School for Community Health Professions
Room : 210
 בנין דייכמן למקצועות הבריאות
Phone : 972-8-6477725
Email : plakht@bgu.ac.il
Office Hours :  
epidemiology, health policy, public heath


  • Ph.D. 2009

Research Topics

  • Epidemiology of cardiovadcular and cerebrovascular disorders
  • Utilization of hospital emergency health services

Major expertise and techniques in the lab

  • Management and statistical analysis of hospital data

Publications and funding summary / representative publications and grants

  • Plakht Y, et al. Gender and Ethnic Disparities in Outcome following Acute Myocardial Infarction among Bedouins and Jews in Southern Israel. Eur J Public Health. 2011;21:74-80.
  • Plakht Y, et al. Emergency department at a region under missile attack: Utilization patterns throughout Cast Lead Operation. IMAJ. 2011;13:69-75.
  • Plakht Y, et al. A New Risk Score Predicting 1- and 5-year mortality following Acute Myocardial Infarction. Soroka Acute Myocardial Infarction (SAMI) Project. Int J Cardiol. 2012;154:173-9.

Existing collaborations

  • Gal Ifergane – epidemiology of cardiovascular disorders
  • Harel Gilutz - epidemiology of cardiovascular disorders

Suggested multi-disciplinary research project / research focus topics

  • Multicenter prospective studies

Looking for expertise / project

  • Community Medicine