Gabriel Chodick, PhD is the Unit Head, Epidemiology and Database Research, in Maccabi's Department of Research and Evaluation. He earned an MS and PhD degrees in Epidemiology from Tel Aviv University, where he also completed his masters in Health Administration. He was a Fulbright visiting scholar at the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Md. Dr. Chodick is responsible for the database epidemiological studies at Medical Informatics Department. He is a lecturer at the School of Public Health in Tel Aviv University where he teaches both undergraduate and medical school epidemiology courses for over ten years. Dr. Chodick has an adjunct position at the Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics at the NIH.