Spitzer-Shohat is an organizational sociologist and the principal investigator of ‘HEAL’ – Health Equity Advancement Lab at the Azrieli Faculty of Medicine at Bar-Ilan University in Israel. Her interests lie in the study of health inequities, and more specifically, in identifying, designing, and evaluating organizational strategies aimed at reducing health care inequities through the prism of organizational change and implementation science. Harnessing her sociological background, as head of population health education at the faculty Spitzer-Shohat is also working to impact traditional bio-medical thinking and medical education training through the continuous development of a new curriculum for medical students. She has a Ph.D. from the University of Haifa.

Authored by Sivan Spitzer-Shohat, Ph.D.