Prof. Avinoam Reches
Head of Neurology and Movement Disorders Unit, Hadassah, Jerusalem
Specialty: Neurology, Parkinson’s disease, neurodegenerative diseases, incoordination
Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the Israel Medical Association
Prof. Avinoam Rehes graduated from School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital “Hadassah” and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
1970-1973 – compulsory service in the Israeli army as a medical battalion of paratroopers. 1973-1978 – Practice of Neurology at the University Hospital “Hadassah”
1978-1983 – senior doctor in the department of neurology, Hadassah. Participation in research – “movement disorders”
1980-1983 – Practice at Neurological Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA, with the support of the formation of the US-Israel, a Fulbright scholarship and NIH-Fogarty
Since 1983 Senior doctor at the Hadassah
Since 2005 Head of the Movement disorders Department, Hadassah
Dr. Reches is a neuroscience professor since 1995. Previously he also was as Chairman of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Rehabilitation Department of (1988-1995, 1998-1999).
In 1992-1996 – Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of Jerusalem for students and medical education
In 1992-1996 he. – Head of the Center for Medical Education, Medical Faculty in Jerusalem
1988-1995 – Member of the Research Council of the Medical Faculty, Hebrew University
In 2000-2005 – Chairman of the Research Council of Medical Faculty in Jerusalem
Within the framework of social activities Prof. Reches:
Member of the Association of Neurological Israel
Since 1999 – Member of the National Council on bioethics
Since 2004 – Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the Israel Medical Association
Since 2001 – Head of the Center for Medical Ethics
– Neurodegenerative diseases, including Parkinson’s disease
– Other movement disorders and all areas of neurology
Prof. Avinoam Reches regularly publishes works on medicine, ethics, law and health economics.