Prof. Hagai Levine

On December 21st, as part of Hebrew University’s webinar series “Towards New Horizons: Hebrew University Experts Share Their Insights“, Prof. Hagai Levine presented an insightful and in-depth analysis of the COVID-19 situation in HU’s final webinar of 2020.

Prof. Levine is an Associate Professor of Epidemiology at the Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine of the Hebrew University-Hadassah in Jerusalem and the Chairman of the Israeli Association of Public Health Physicians. His research focuses on translating scientific knowledge into health policy, in several areas such as environmental health, tobacco control and control of communicable diseases.

Prof. Levine combines in his academic career the vast experience as leading public health professional at the Israeli Defense Forces and Ministry of Health, and continue to advocate for public health as a member of national and international committees, including the Israeli National Expert Panel for COVID-19 response. He is specifically interested in promoting scientific-based preparedness and response to global and local threats to public health, such as climate change, pandemics and chemical toxification.

The slides from his presentation are available in a gallery below the webinar video.