Improve the health of marginalized people living in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories via community-based intervention.
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Peace Building Through Measurably Improved Health
for Israelis and Palestinians.
Meet Our Board
Norbert Goldfield, MDFounder and Executive Director
Practicing internist at a community health center, with over 30 years of experience restructuring health care systems both at a national level and in community settings as well as extensive experience working with Israelis and Palestinians.
Independent consultant, former Executive Director, Foundation for Middle East Peace and foremost authority on Israeli-Palestinian settlement issues.
David Chess, M.D.
Geriatrician, internist, and entrepreneur with 30 years of experience working to improve care for patients.
Benjamin A. Gitterman, M.D., FAAP
Pediatrician with special interests in health care delivery for underserved children and children’s environmental health.
Mark Habeeb, Ph.D.
International public affairs expert.
Paul Hassoun, M.D.
Professor, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Mordechai Kamel, J.D., M.D.
Retired pediatric orthopedic surgeon, now practicing public interest law medico-legal consultation.
Lewis E. Kazis, Sc.D.
Professor, Health Policy and Management, Boston University School of Public Health.
Consults with non-profits on budgeting and general nonprofit management issues – fundraising, planning, and computer management of fundraising and related data.
Immigration and human rights attorney, with more than two decades of experience in representing the foreign-born before U.S. tribunals.
Phyllis Silver, M.Ed.
Executive Director of Partnership for Quality Care; Former Deputy Director of the New York State Department of Health Office of Public Health.
Scientific Advisory Board
Giovanni Apolone, M.D., lstituto Mario Negri, Milano Italy
Benjamin Gitterman, M.D., Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Donald George, M.D., Nemours Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL
Ronald Goodspeed, M.D., Falls River, MA
Elizabeth Hembree Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, PA
Pere lbern, Ph.D., Universitat Pompeu Fabro, Barcelona, Spain
Lewis Kazis, ScD., Veterans Administration Health System, Boston, MA
Thomas Kravis, M.D., San Francisco,CA
Celia Larson, Ph.D., Nashville, TN
Jeffrey Lerner, Ph.D. ECRI, Philadelphia, PA
Azeem Majeed, M.D., Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Rick Rawson, Ph.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Patrick Romano, M.D., University California, Davis
Ellen Siegel, R.N., Washington, DC
Rick Surpin, Independence Care System, New York, NY
Neil Arya, M.D., University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Ariela Lowenstein, Ph.D., University of Haifa, Israel
Antonio Nicolucci, M.D., lstituto Mario Negri, Sud, Italy
Norbert Goldfield, M.D., Executive Director
Nehad Fattah, Program Specialist – West Bank
Jane Kessler, Development Director
Patrick Levy, Program Specialist – Israel
Jomarie Ramirez, Administrative Associate
Tova Reznicek, Communications Director
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