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Head of Institute: Prof. Oren Tirosh

Administrative manager: Ms. Yael Fruchter

Office Address:
Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition,
Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 
P.O.Box 12, Rehovot 7610001, ISRAEL

Tel: +972 - (0)8-9489385
Fax: +972 - (0)8-9363208
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Curriculum Vitae

Date of Birth: September 14, 1961, New Jersey, USA.


1990 – 1995


Ph.D. Nutritional Biochemistry 
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem– Faculty of Agriculture
Department of Biochemistry and Human Nutrition
Thesis topic: The fate and mechanisms of action of soluble and insoluble dietary fiber in the rat digestive tract.

Dr. Aliza Stark

Current Research Projects:

  • Evaluation of dietary patterns and behavior of Ethiopian women in Kiryat Moshe, Rehovot, and an intervention to promote healthy eating habits.
  • Assessment of dietary habits and health promotion in female combat soldiers in the Israeli army.

Research Interests