Professor Rotstein is a cardiologist and expert in health management who has served the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer for close to 30 years and is now the CEO and Director General, Hadassah Medical Organization. He has served as director of Sheba’s Acute Care Hospital, as a senior cardiologist in Sheba’s Heart Institute, and as acting director general of the medical center.Professor Rotstein trained in medicine at Tel Aviv University, and has held fellowships at the New York Department of Health, Tufts University, and Johns Hopkins Medical Center School of Hygiene and Public Health. He is an associate clinical professor in the Graduate School of Business & Administration and in the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University.
Dr. El-Sohemy is the Founder of Nutrigenomix Inc. and serves as Chief Science Officer. He is also Chair of the company's International Science Advisory Board, which consists of key opinion leaders in the field of nutrigenomics. Dr. El-Sohemy obtained his PhD from the University of Toronto and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Harvard School of Public Health. He currently holds a Canada Research Chair in Nutrigenomics at the University of Toronto and serves on Health Canada's Science Advisory Board. Dr. El-Sohemy has published in the top scientific and medical journals with more than 100 peer-reviewed publications and has given more than 150 invited talks around the world. He is on the editorial board of eight journals, and has served as an expert reviewer for more than 30 different scientific and medical journals and 12 research granting agencies. He has been a member of international expert advisory panels and the scientific advisory boards of several organizations.
Dr. Mevorak has over 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry as a practitioner, consultant, and business owner. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology/Physiology from UCLA, with strong interest in sports & nutrition and proceeded to start his career as a personal/athletic trainer. He obtained a Medical Doctorate from St. George’s University and completed a residency program in physical medicine & Rehabilitation at UCLA.
Dr. Mevorak is also the Co-Founder of Advanced Medical Reviews Inc., an international, technologically based, Independent Review Organization. Advanced Medical Reviews Inc. provides fully integrated, innovative, web-based applications and productivity enhancing capabilities that help in reviewing medical devices/pharmaceutical/treatment programs for various sectors, such as Pharmaceutical companies, Hospitals, Insurance companies, and managed care organizations.
He has been involved in all facets of starting a healthcare related venture, specifically: compliance, provider relations, clients relations, software development, and medical guidelines, and serves as a consultant for equity firms and venture capital firms.
Dr. Wegener specializes in DNA sequencing and analysis of genetic data. She has worked in laboratories at Harvard University, Cambridge University and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. She obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Rhode Island, where she trained and lectured over 400 students in molecular biology and laboratory techniques. Dr. Wegener has published several peer-reviewed articles in top science journals and presented her research at more than 12 international scientific conferences. She worked as a reviewer for the Biological Journal of the Linnean Society and received research grants and scholarships from Cambridge University, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and University of Rhode Island. She has collaborated on research projects all over the world, including field expeditions to the Bahamas and Seychelles.
Dr. Martin Cadeiras is a Cardiologist and associate professor at UCLA. He received
his medical degree from Favaloro University Faculty of Medical Science and completed his fellowship in Heart Failure and Transplant at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Cadeiras has been an investigator in research trials in his specialty areas of Genomics of Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation, Health Sensors and Big Data. He has had numerous articles and abstracts published in leading medical journals.
Dr Morris-Stiff is a hepato-pancreatico-biliary (HPB) surgeon with more than 25 years clinical experience. He graduated from the University of Wales College of Medicine (UWCM), Cardiff, Wales in 1992. After 5 years working as a consultant in the United Kingdom he emigrated to the United States and is currently an attending HPB surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic, Assistant Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, and Associate Staff in the Stem Cell Regenerative Medicine Core at the Lerner Research Institute (LRI). He has extensive ongoing clinical and basic science research interests and is director of the Pancreatic Research Group (PRG) in LRI integrating clinicians and scientists in translational research.
Federico Aucejo, MD, is a member of the Transplant Center in the Department of General Surgery at Cleveland Clinic's main campus. He joined the staff in 2006, subsequent to completing a fellowship in multiorgan transplantation at Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Aucejo's specialty interests include general surgery, liver transplantation, living donor liver transplantation (LDLT), pediatric liver transplantation and hepatocellular carcinoma.
Dr. Aucejo has been an investigator in research trials in his specialty areas. He has had numerous articles and abstracts published in leading medical journals. Additionally, he has given presentations at national and international conferences. Dr. Aucejo is a member of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, The Transplant Society, The International Liver Transplant Society and the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Prof. Rotstein, MD, PHD
Director General, Hadassah Medical Organization
Dr. El-Sohemy, PhD
Canada Research Chair in Nutrigenomics
University of Toronto
Dr. Johanna Wegener, PHD