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Istanbul Medipol University
International School of Medicine
University of California San Francisco
Pathology
Dr. Abbas received his medical degree (MBBS) in India, completed training in Pathology at Harvard and joined the faculty at Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, where he became Professor of Pathology and Head of the Immunology Research Division. From 1999-2018, he was Professor and Chairman of Pathology at the University of California San Francisco. He has received several honors, including election to the National Academy of Medicine. He has served as a founding Editor and Associate Editor of Immunity, Associate Editor and Section Editor for The Journal of Immunology, Associate Editor of Cell, Consulting Editor of The Journal of Clinical Investigation, and founding Editor of the Annual Review of Pathology: Mechanisms of Disease. From 2011-2013, he was the President of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS). His research interests are the control of immune responses and the causes of autoimmunity. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers and invited reviews, and is the author of four widely read textbooks, two in Immunology and two in Pathology. He has taught Immunology at Harvard Medical School and UCSF, and has organized and conducted Immunology courses worldwide.
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Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University
Internal Medicine
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ziv
rheumatology
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Atilim University
Medical Biology
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Sheba Medical Center
Management
Prof. Arnon Afek is the Associate Director General, the Acting Director of Sheba General Hospital and the Chairman of the Department of Medical Administration at Sheba Medical Center. He assumed these positions after completing his tenure as the Director General (DG) and the Associate Medical DG of the Israeli Ministry of Health (2014-17). In the MOH, Prof Afek led the reforms in Mental Care, the regulation of Cannabis for medical use and public transparency in the publishing the outcomes of hospitals "Quality Indicators". For his outstanding accomplishments and contributions to the Israeli Healthcare system, he received in 2019, the "Ot Yakir Hamedina", the highest award given each year just to two senior civil servants. In 2020 he was chosen as a member of the National Corona Professional Advisory Board, taking an active role in consulting the national corona supervisor on national health policy. He is the Founding Chairman of the National Council on Pathology and Forensic Medicine. In 2015, Prof. Afek was personally appointed as a member of the Bureau of Governors of the OECD Health Committee, taking a role in designing health policy in the OECD. Since 2011, Prof. Afek serves as the Director of the NY State/American MD Program and Professor of Public Health at the Sackler School of Medicine Tel Aviv University. He is a Visiting Professor at the Nicosia University Medical School, Cyprus. He gives lectures on Healthcare management in Tel Aviv University in Reichmann University. In 2018, Prof Afek was nominated the Chairman of the Israeli Medical Association World Federation (IMA WF) and in 2019, he was elected the Chairman of the Association of Hospitals' Directors and continues to serve since 2021 as the Associate Chairman of the Association. Previously, Prof. Afek was the Director of Medicine, Acting Head of the Emergency Services of the Israeli Ministry of Health (2012-2014) and the Deputy Director of Sheba General Hospital (2007-2012). Prof. Afek is a Colonel (Res) and a member of the IDF-MC Helsinki (IRB) Committee. He has previously served as the Head of Occupational Medicine and Medical Classification Branches as well as the Chairman of the Department of Medical Administration at the IDF Medical Corps (2004-7). Dr. Arnon Afek received his medical training at the Hebrew University and Hadassah School of Medicine (1981-1987), residency in Anatomical Pathology at the Sheba Medical Center and fellowship in Medical Administration (Board Certified Cum Laude) at the Sheba Medical Center and at the Ministry of Health. He completed M.A in Health Administration Cum Laude at Ben-Gurion University (2000-2002). He is a graduate of the Wexner Senior Leadership Executive Program (WSLP 16), Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Prof. Afek has published more than 150 peer reviewed papers in medical journals such as NEJM, JAMA, Lancet and Circulation in the fields of COVID -19, Public Health, Health Management, Cardiovascular and Diabetes and has received numerous awards, including the Tel Aviv University Rector's Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Kellerman Award and the Goldberg Award, both for research in Cardiology; the Israel National Quality Award (twice) and the Award of Excellence in Military Medicine. He chaired the Committees that recommended the founding and follows of the Sheldon & Miriam Adelson Medical School in Ariel University and chairs the committee that leads the reform in the care of disabled veterans, Ministry of Defense. In 2016, he received the Israeli Civil Service Commission Award for reducing bureaucracy in physician licensing and Quality Improvement Award for advancing quality of care in Neonatal Units throughout Israel. In 2017, Prof Afek was awarded the Society for Patients' Rights in Israel Certificate of Recognition for his contribution to patient's healthcare in reforming Mental Healthcare in Israel and in 2018 the Israeli Supreme court stated that the Mental Health Reform was profesional He lecturers at numerous medical conferences and delivered The John M. Eisenberg, M.D. International Lecture at The Commonwealth Fund's 18th Annual International Symposium on Health Care Policy. He is married to a Pediatric Dentist, Dr. Limor Afek.
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Hospital Universitario de Badajoz
Inmunología y Genética
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Universitetssjukhus Linköping
Klinisk immunologi och transfusionsmedicin, Diagnostikcentrum
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Thermo Fisher Scientific
Global Scientific & Medical Affairs
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King Khalid University
Department of Microbiology and Clinical Parasitology
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Faculty of Medicine king-abdulaziz University
Medical microbiology and parasitology/department of clinical laboratories/diagnostic immunology division
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Sultan Qaboos University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences
Biochemistry department
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Istanbul Medipol University
International School of Medicine
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Werfen
Research and Development, Headquarters & Technology Center Autoimmunity
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LABORATORIO GERMANO DE SOUSA
Autoimmunity
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VA Nasonova Research Institute of Rheumatology
systemic rheumatic disease
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A.S. Loginov Moscow Clinical Research and Practical Center, Moscow Healthcare Department
Laboratory of Clinical Immunology
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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Medicine
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Beni messous hospital
Department of Immunology