Advisory Committees


Local Advisory Committee

Lili Abiri, Service for Autism, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services
Chaia Aminadav, PhD, Division for Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, Ministry of Social Affairs & Social Services
Yona Amitai, MD, Chair, Israeli Community Pediatric Association
Mati Berkovitch, MD, Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology Unit, Drug Consultation Center, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center
Yackov Berkun, MD, Head, Department of Pediatrics, Rheumatology, Immunology and FMF Clinic, Hadassah University Hospital Mt. Scopus
Yair Birnbaum, MD, MPA, Hadassah University Medical Center
David Branski, MD, Hadassah University Medical Center
Gary Diamond, MD, Clalit Health Services
Yuval Ekstein, CEO, Beit Ekstein
Amos Etzioni, MD, Director, Meyer Children’s Hospital
Clara Feldman, CEO, Shekel Israel
Esti Galili-Weisstub, MD, Hadassah University Hospital, Herman Dana Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Zachi Grossman, MD, Maccabi Health Services
Jean Judes, MSW, Beit Issie Shapira, Raanana
Manuel Katz, MD, Maternal and Child Health, Ministry of Health
Shlomo Kessel, MSW, EMUNAH Sarah Herzog Children Village
Gerry Leisman, PhD, Director, National Institute for Brain & Rehabilitation Sciences
Mohammed Morad, MD, Clalit Health Services, South Region
Raed Mualem, PhD, Nazareth Academic Institute and National Institute for Brain and Rehabilitation Sciences
Shimshon Neikrug, PhD, Beit Issie Shapira, Raanana
Shimon Reif, Director, Gastroenterology, Liver and Nutrition, Dana-Dwek Children’s Hospital
Sarah Sadovnik, Israel Elwyn
Mitchell Schertz, MD, Institute for Child Development, Meuhedet Health Services
Eli Shahar, MD, Pediatric Neurology Unit, Meyer Children’s Hospital
Shaul Sofer, MD, Dean of Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Ditza Zachor, MD, Autism Center, Assaf HaRofeh Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Zerifin


International Advisory Committee

Prof. Erica Bell, Australia
Prof. David Bennett, Australia
Prof. Tim Bricker, USA
Prof. Ruth S. Buzi, USA
Prof. Jeffrey L. Derevensky, Canada
Prof. Howard Dubowitz, USA
Prof. Christian Endler, Austria
Prof. Donald E. Greydanus, USA
Prof. Albert C. Hergenroeder, USA
Prof. Kathi Kemper, USA
Dr. Bruce Kirkcaldy, Germany
Dr. Alexis Lieberman, USA
Prof. Yona Lunsky, Canada
Prof. Michele Marcus, USA
Prof. Kerim M. Munir, USA
Prof. Jennifer O’Dea, Australia
Prof. Hatim A. Omar, USA
Prof. Dilip R. Patel, USA
Prof. Vee Prasher, UK
Prof. Leslie Rubin, USA
Prof. Patricia Schofield, UK
Dr. Said Shahtahmasebi, New Zealand
Prof. Daniel TL Shek, Hong Kong
Dr. Rick Steele, Denmark
Prof. Bruce Thyer, USA
Dr. Søren Ventegodt, Denmark
Prof. Lee Tak Yan, Hong Kong
Prof. Lonnie Zeltzer, USA