Senior statistician at the Biostatistics & Biomathematics Unit in the Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Israel. She earned an M.A. in Statistics, “summa cum laude”, at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem and PhD in Mathematics & Statistics at the Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan. Her research interests include Methods for imputing missing data, methods for correcting for measurement error (in particular estimating and testing interactions). Her article “Metformin Treatment and Cancer Risk: Cox Regression Analysis, with Time-Dependent Covariates, of 320,000 Individuals with Incident Diabetes Mellitus” has been selected as the American Journal of epidemiology 2019 Article of the Year.
Societies: Editor of the Biometric Bulletin, International Biometric Society newsletter (2016-2018); Secretary (2009-2011) and President (2013-2015) of Eastern Mediterranean Region of the IBS (EMR); Co-chair of the EMR2013 conference in Tel-Aviv (2013). Chair of the Israeli Biostatistics Forum (IBF), a branch of EMR (2014 to date). She renewed its meetings since 2014. Active member in the Israeli Statistical Association, serving as a member on its Organizing/Scientific Committee for the annual conference (2014-2018). Serving on the local Organizing and Scientific Committees of the EMR2018 conference, Jerusalem. Member of the Education Subcommittee of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics (ISCB) (2003-2006)