Prof. Siegal Sadetzki (MD, MPH) is board certified in Epidemiology and Public Health and is a full Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel. She has published more than 150 peer-reviewed articles.
Prof. Sadetzki was recently nominated as the Director of Public Health Services at the Israeli Ministry of Health. From 2000 to 2019, she was the Director of the Cancer and Radiation Epidemiology Unit at the Gertner Institute, Sheba Medical Center. From 2013 to 2019, she also served as the Director of the Israeli National Information Center for Non-Ionizing Radiation. Prof. Sadetzki serves as the National Principal Investigator of the “Tinea Capitis” studies in Israel. These studies focus on late radiation effects of ionizing radiation, with particular emphasis on the implementation of results through legislation and public health activities. During 2018, she was seconded to the WHO Emergency Operations (EMO) in the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe, as a senior scientist.
Her main fields of research are cancer epidemiology and ionizing & non-ionizing radiation effects. She has vast experience in leading national epidemiological studies and with collaboration in international projects (e.g. the “INTERPHONE”, “MOBIKIDS” and the GERoNiMO studies aiming to assess the health impacts of communication technologies).
Prof. Sadetzki possesses wide international expertise in this field and has vast experience in policy-making regarding health in general and radiation in particular.