The Center is headed by an interdisciplinary team of researchers representing the disciplines of medicine, public health, anthropology, psychology and law. The Principal Investigators are all from Tel Aviv University, and each of them is an expert on death or end of life in his or her own field.


Jiska Cohen-Mansfield, PhD., ABPP

Professor, Department of Health Promotion, School of Public Health

Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University

Areas of research: Psychology; Gerontology; Health Promotion









Shai Brill, MD.

Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

CEO, Beit Rivka Geriatric Rehabilitation Hospital

Areas of research: Internal Medicine and Geriatrics; End of life; Caring for care givers








Haim Hazan, Ph.D.

Professor of social anthropology

Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Tel Aviv University

Areas of research: Anthropology; Aging; Suicide








Shai Lavi, Ph.D.

Professor of law

Buchman faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University

Director, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

Areas of research: Sociology of law; Bioethics







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