Dr. Avivit Cahn is a practicing endocrinologist and attending physician at Hadassah University Hospital’s Diabetes Unit in the Department of Endocrinology. She previously served as Head of the Maccabi Healthcare Services Diabetes and Diabetic Foot Clinic in Jerusalem. Her research interests include diabetes prevention and diabetic foot complications, and she is involved in projects utilizing digital health and big data to improve diabetes care. Avivit has led and participated in multiple clinical studies and is a member of the steering committee of the international DECLARE trial – a dapagliflozin cardiovascular outcome study.
Avivit has published over 50 original papers, reviews and book chapters on diabetes and its complications, and lectures in multiple national and international forums.