Ethics of preventative medicine – general and Jewish perspectives
Prof Michael Weingarten
Prof Michael Weingarten was educated at Oxford and UCH, and made aliyah in 1973. He has worked in General Practice in Rosh Haayin and is the author of “Changing Health and Changing Culture – The Yemenite Jews of Israel”. He has been Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at Tel-Aviv University, of the Israeli Association of Family Physicians, and of the Israeli Family Medicine Research Network. He edits the Israel Journal of Family Practice. He has held a Visiting Professorship at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, and has been a Visiting Scholar in the Oxford University Department of Primary Health Care, and the Centre for Ethics and Communications in Healthcare.