Israel at War – Special online medical webinar Tuesday 24th October 2023 | 8:00pm UK time Speaker: Dr. Ruth Waitzberg Myers – JDC – Brookdale Institute, Jerusalem, Israel. Watch a recording of the event here.
Dr. Ruth Waitzberg is a research scholar at the health policy unit at the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute, where she started working in 2010. From 2020, she is also a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Department of Healthcare Management at the Berlin University of Technology, and at the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. She is on the Board of two journals: Health Policy Open and Israel Journal of Health Policy Research.
Ruth has a bachelor’s degree in sociology and anthropology and political science and a master’s degree in public policy, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem; a PhD in health systems management; and a Dr. P.H. done jointly between Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel and the Berlin University of Technology in Germany.
Her primary research areas are financing health systems, payments to health providers and financial incentives, health insurance, policy evaluation, health and long-term care systems, and international comparisons.