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Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine

Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine takes you behind the headlines with Hadassah Medical Organization doctors and specialists, patients and nurses. Listen and be amazed.

Brought to you by Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America.

 

Benyamin CohenBenyamin Cohen is the host of the "Hadassah on Call: New Frontiers in Medicine" podcast. He is also the Editorial Director of From the Grapevine and host of the podcast "Our Friend from Israel." He has written for the Washington Post, the Daily Beast, the Huffington Post, Yahoo News and Slate. Cohen is also the author of "My Jesus Year: A Rabbi's Son Wanders the Bible Belt in Search of His Own Faith" (HarperCollins), named one of the best books of the year by Publishers Weekly and for which he received the Georgia Author of the Year award. Cohen previously served as the Content Director for the Mother Nature Network, and was the founding editor of both Jewsweek and American Jewish Life magazine.

Dec 19, 2019

Dr. Smadar Eventov-Friedman is the Director of Hadassah Hospital's Department of Neonatology.  Recently awarded the Outstanding Neonatal Unit award from Israel’s Ministry of Health, her unit as she describes it, is a bridge between obstetrics and pediatrics, offering a unique approach to neonatology. In this episode...


Nov 27, 2019

Dr. David Zangen has performed groundbreaking research in ambiguous genitalia and ovarian development and the BRCA2 gene. He is the Director, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Hadassah Hospital Mt. Scopus. Hear about Dr. Zangen's groundbreaking research, unique patient stories, and what he believes is his personal...


Oct 16, 2019

This episode of Hadassah On Call featuring Cornea Specialist, Senior Ophthalmologist and Surgeon Dr. Itay Lavi, is a real eye-opener!  Released in October for Eye Injury Prevention Month and World Sight Day, a global event to draw attention to blindness and vision impairment. Dr. Lavi talks to our new host Benyamin...


Sep 11, 2019

US-born midwife Gila Zarbiv talks about her lifelong passion for Israel and why she became a professional nurse midwife. In this episode, you’ll hear about her research on the impact #MeToo has on OB/GYNs and midwives, and what it’s like to help women of all faiths at Hadassah Hospital.


Jun 3, 2019

The World Health Organization reported a 300% increase in measles cases globally in the first quarter of 2019, compared with the same time last year. Dr. Allon E. Moses, provides the most important information to protect yourself and your family from this preventable disease. Dr. Moses is the head of Hadassah...