ORA ISRAEL is Director of Nuclear Medicine/PET at the Rambam Health Care Campus and Professor of Imaging at the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
Dr. Israel received her MD degree at the Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania, is a graduate of the Nuclear Medicine Residency Program at Rambam and has been a Visiting Professor at the Harvard Joint Program in Nuclear Medicine in Boston, Mass.
Dr. Israel has been a pioneer in the development of the novel hybrid SPECT/CT and PET/CT imaging technology since its beginnings in the late 90’s. She is the author of 3 textbooks on Hybrid Imaging, over 195 peer-reviewed scientific articles and 30 book chapters.
Dr. Israel is a member of the Editorial Boards of various Imaging Journals and has previously served on the Publication Committee of the Society of Nuclear Medicine Dr. Israel is the 2006 laureate of the Elkeles Prize for Excellence in Research awarded by the Jewish National Fund and has been also Associate Director for Research Operations at Rambam.