Rambam - Maimonides Medical Journal Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief
  • Shraga Blazer, M.D.: Rambam Health Care Campus, Israel

    Director, Department of Neonatology, Meyer Children’s Hospital of Haifa, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Clinical Associate Professor, The Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel; Chair, National Statutory Committee for the Status of the Embryo and Fetus in the Medical Sciences.

    Email: blazer@rambam.health.gov.il
Associate Editors
  • Rafael Beyar, M.D., D.Sc., M.P.H.: Rambam Health Care Campus, Israel

    Director, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, Women's Division/Dr. Phillip and Sarah Gotlieb Chair, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

    Email: r_beyar@rambam.health.gov.il
  • Aaron Ciechanover, M.D., D.Sc.: Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

    Laureate, the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry; Distinguished University Professor, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology; Tumor and Vascular Biology Research Center, The Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and Research Institute, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel; Chair, Scientific Advisory Board, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

    Email: mdaaron@tx.technion.ac.il
  • Karl L. Skorecki, M.D., F.R.C.P.(C), F.A.S.N.: Rambam Health Care Campus, Israel

    Director of Medical and Research Development, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Annie Chutick Professor in Medicine (Nephrology); Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

    Email: skorecki@tx.technion.ac.il
Deputy Editors
  • Michael Aviram, D.Sc.: Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

    Director, Legacy Heritage Clinical Research Institute at Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Bernice R. and Joseph Tanenbaum Chair in Preventive Medicine and Head, Lipid Research Laboratory, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and Rappaport Research Institute, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

    Email: aviram@techunix.technion.ac.il
  • Jacob Giris, M.D., Ph.D.: Rambam Health Care Campus, Israel

    Director of J. Recanati Autonomic Dysfunction Center, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Associate Professor of Medicine and Physiology, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

    Email: g_jacob@rambam.health.gov.il
  • Ora Israel, M.D.: Rambam Health Care Campus, Israel

    Director, Department of Nuclear Medicine, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Paul N. and Rose Geyser Chair in Clinical Radiology, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and Research Institute, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

    Email: o_israel@rambam.health.gov.il
  • Jacob M. Rowe, M.D., F.A.C.P.: Rambam Health Care Campus, Israel

    Chief, Department of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Dresner Professor of Hemato-Oncology and Vice Dean for Clinical Appointments, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel; Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

    Email: rowe@rambam.health.gov.il
  • Etan Z. Zimmer, M.D.: Rambam Health Care Campus, Israel

    Director, Obstetrics Unit, Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel; Clinical Associate Professor, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

    Email: e_zimmer@rambam.health.gov.il
Editorial Board Members
  • Nir Barzilai, M.D.: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, U.S.A.

    The Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Chair of Aging Research Professor of Medicine and Genetics; Director: Institute for Aging Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA. 

    Email: Nir.Barzilai@einstein.yu.edu
  • Henri Bismuth, M.D.: Paris South University, France

    Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Paris South University; Director of the Henri Bismuth Hepatobiliary Institute, Paul Brousse Hospital, Paris; Honorary Consultant at Public Assistance Hospitals of Paris, Paris, France. 

    Email: henri.bismuth@pbr.aphp.fr
  • Kelvin J. A. Davies, Ph.D., D.Sc.: University of Southern California, U.S.A.

    James E. Birren Chair of Gerontology, Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center of the Leonard Davis School of Gerontology; Professor of Molecular & Computational Biology, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA. 

    Email: kelvin@usc.edu
  • Baroness Ruth Deech, D.B.E.: House of Lords, U.K.

    Chair, Bar Standards Board; Crossbench Peer; former Governor of the BBC; former Principal, St Anne’s College, Oxford and former Chair of the Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority, UK. 

    Email: ruth.deech@st-annes.ox.ac.uk
  • Mark I. Evans, M.D.: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, U.S.A.

    President, Fetal Medicine Foundation of America; Director, Comprehensive Genetics and Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA. 

    Email: evans@compregen.com
  • Edward A. Fisher, M.D., Ph.D.: NYU School of Medicine, U.S.A.

    Leon H. Charney Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine; Director, Marc and Ruti Bell Vascular Biology and Disease Program, the NYU Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, NYU School of Medicine, New York, USA. 

    Email: edward.fisher@nyumc.org
  • Robert R. Goodman, M.D., Ph.D.: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, U.S.A.

    Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA. 

    Email: rrg2@columbia.edu
  • Sergio Grinstein, Ph.D.: University of Toronto, Canada

    Head, Pitblado Chair in Cell Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada; Professor of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. 

    Email: sga@sickkids.on.ca
  • Henry Halperin, M.D., M.A., F.A.H.A., F.H.R.S.: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, U.S.A.

    David J. Carver Professor of Medicine, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Radiology; Director, Image Guided Intervention, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Maryland, USA; Director, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Maryland, USA. 

    Email: hhalper@jhmi.edu
  • Göran K. Hansson, M.D., Ph.D.: Karolinska Institute, Sweden

    Professor in Experimental Cardiovascular Research, Center for Molecular Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. 

    Email: goran.hansson@ki.se
  • Asa Kasher, M.Sc., Ph.D.: Tel Aviv University, Israel

    Israel Prize Laureate; Laura Schwarz-Kipp Professor Emeritus of Professional Ethics and Philosophy of Practice and Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel; Editor, Philosophia (Springer). 

    Email: asakasher@hotmail.com
  • Gary A. Levy, M.D., F.R.C.P.(C): University of Toronto, Canada

    Director, University of Toronto Transplantation Institute, Director, Multi Organ Transplant Program, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada; CIHR/Novartis Chair in Transplantation and Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. 

    Email: glfgl2@attglobal.net
  • Marshall A. Lichtman, M.D.: University of Rochester Medical Center, U.S.A.

    Professor of Medicine (Hematology) and of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA; former Dean, University of Rochester School of Medicine; Past-President of the American Society of Hematology; former Executive Vice-President for Research and Medical Programs, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. 

    Email: mal@urmc.rochester.edu
  • Friedrich C. Luft, M.D.: Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany

    Professor of Medicine, Charité-Universitätsmedizin; Director, Experimental and Clinical Research Center, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin, Germany. 

    Email: luft@charite.de
  • Joshua D. Milner, M.D.: National Institutes of Health, U.S.A.

    Chief, Allergic Inflammation Unit, Laboratory of Allergic Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA 

    Email: jdmilner@niaid.nih.gov
  • David Robertson, M.D.: Vanderbilt University, U.S.A.

    Director, Clinical & Translational Research Center, Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical & Translational Research; Elton Yates Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Neurology; Principal Investigator, Autonomic Disorders Consortium, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. 

    Email: david.robertson@vanderbilt.edu
  • Fred Rosner, M.D., M.A.C.P.: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, U.S.A.

    Teaching Attending Physician, Mount Sinai Services at Elmhurst Medical Center, Elmhurst, New York; Professor of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA. 

    Email: fsrosner@gmail.com
  • Varda Rotter, Ph.D.: Weizman Institute of Science, Israel

    Head of the Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. 

    Email: varda.rotter@weizmann.ac.il
  • Murray B. Sachs, Ph.D.: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, U.S.A.

    University Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Maryland, USA. 

    Email: msachs@jhu.edu
  • Ronald Schondorf, Ph.D., M.D., F.R.C.P.(C): SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Canada

    Associate Professor of Neurology; Director of Neurophysiology, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada. 

    Email: Ronald.schondorf@mcgill.ca
  • Avraham Steinberg, M.D.: Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Israel

    Israel Prize Laureate; Clinical Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Director of the Medical Ethics Unit and Senior Pediatric Neurologist, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel. 

    Email: steinberg@e-tal.org
  • Samy Suissa, Ph.D.: McGill University, Canada

    James McGill Professor of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Medicine, McGill University; Director, Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Research Institute, Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Canada. 

    Email: samy.suissa@mcgill.ca
  • Jacob I. Sznajder, M.D.: Northwestern University, U.S.A.

    Editor, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Ernest S. Bazley Professor of Medicine and Cell and Molecular Biology; Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA. 

    Email: j-sznajder@northwestern.edu
  • Alan R. Templeton, Ph.D.: Washington University, U.S.A. and University of Haifa, Israel

    Charles Rebstock Professor of Biology, Professor of Genetics and Biomedical Engineering, Department of Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA; Part-time Full Professor of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology, University of Haifa, Israel. 

    Email: templeton@biology2.wustl.edu
  • Rabbi Moses D. Tendler, Ph.D.: Yeshiva University, U.S.A.

    Isaac and Bella Tendler Chair and Professor in Medical Ethics, Yeshiva University; Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, Yeshiva College, New York, USA. 

    Email: tendler@yu.edu
  • Roy E. Weiss, M.D., Ph.D.: The University of Miami/Miller School of Medicine, U.S.A.

    Chairman, Department of Medicine, The University of Miami/Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida; Chief of Service, Jackson Memorial Hospital and The University of Miami Health System, Florida; Rabbi Morris Eformes Professor Emeritus, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA 

    Email: rweiss@med.miami.edu
  • Catherine Whiteside, M.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.P.(C): University of Toronto, Canada

    Dean, Faculty of Medicine and Vice Provost Relations with Health Care Institutions, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. 

    Email: catharine.whiteside@utoronto.ca
  • Kevin J. Williams, M.D.: Temple University, U.S.A.

    Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 

    Email: k_williams@mail.jci.tju.edu
Emeritus Editorial Board Members
In Memoriam:

We wish to pay tribute to the memory of one of our most esteemed founding Editorial Board members:

Ernest Beutler, M.D.

Professor and Chairman, Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, USA. Deceased October 5, 2008.