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Kark, MD, MPH, PhD
Dr. Jeremy Kark earned an M.D. and an M.P.H. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1969 and 1974 and a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina in 1977. He is currently Professor of Epidemiology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the School of Public Health and in the School of Social Medicine.
His research has focused on the following areas:
• social, behavioral, and genetic risk factors for coronary heart disease with emphasis on these risk factors in the Jewish population of Israel.
• trends in coronary heart disease incidence, case fatality and medical care.
• incidence of glucose intolerance and diabetes from adolescence to adulthood.
• comparative disease rates of ethnic communities from Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
Dr. Kark continues work in epidemiology and in 2005 was named Adjunct Affiliate at Stanford University’s Center for Health Policy and Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research. (FB)Sources:
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem website: http://www.huji.ac.il/cgi-bin/mm/new/data/ihoker/MOP-STAFF_LINK?sno=4139609&Save_t=
The Stanford University website: http://chppcor.stanford.edu/docs/people/adjunctaffiliates/