Education and Professional Experience:
1979-1985 Hadassah Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem.
1986 Rotating Internship, Kaplan Hospital, Rehovot, Israel.
1987-1992 Military service, IDF, ranked major.
1992-1995 Resident, Internal Medicine, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem.
1996 Chief Resident, Hadassah Medical Center
1997-2000 Fellow and Senior Cardiologist, Dept. of Cardiology, Hadassah Medical Center
2000-2003 Visiting Scientist, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Boston, MA
2003– Attending Physician, Interventional Cardiology, Heart Institute, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center
2004-2007 Director, Cardiovascular Research, Heart Institute, Hadassah–Hebrew University Medical Center
2007– Director, Interventional Cardiology, Heart Institute, Hadassah–Hebrew University Medical Center
1994 Instructor in Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
1995 Lecturer in Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
2003 Senior Lecturer, Medicine (Cardiology), Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
2009 Associate Professor, Medicine (Cardiology), Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
1995 American Geriatric Society / American Federation for Aging Research – Research Award for best poster in the Physiology/Cell and Molecular Biology Category for the study: “DHEA treatment reverses the impaired immune Response of aged mice to influenza vaccination”.A.G.S. annual meeting, Seattle, WA.
1997 American Geriatric Society – New investigator award for outstanding research in the field of geriatrics. A.G.S. annual meeting, Atlanta, GA.
1996 Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University – Excellence in Medical Education.
1998 Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University – Excellence in Research.
1998 Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University – Fellowship Award
1999 Trans Catheter Therapeutics (T.C.T) Young Investigator Award. “Macrophage depletion by liposomal clodronate inhibits neointimal formation in rats”, TCT annual meeting, Washington D.C.
2000 Israel Cardiology Society \ G.G. Kellerman Young Investigator Award Competition – Israel Cardiology Society Annual Meeting (2nd place).
2000 MSD\Israel Cardiology Society – Fellowship Award.
2003 American Heart Association, Melvin L. Marcus Young Investigator Award (Finalist).
2004 Berman Award in cardiology, Hadassah–Hebrew University Medical Center.