Shai Ashkenazi


Shai Ashkenazi completed his medical education and residency in pediatrics in Israel and a fellowship in pediatric infectious diseases in Houston, Texas, USA (1987-90). He is currently Professor of Pediatrics and Incumbent of the Lea and Arieh Pickel Chair for Pediatric Research at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University; Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics A at Schneider Children’s Medical Center; Head of the Research Laboratory for Pediatric Infectious Disease at the Felsenstein Medical Research Center, Chairman of the Israeli Scientific Council, Chair of the Education Committee of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases, member of the Scientific Committee of the World Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases, and member of the National Council for Child Health.
Dr Ashkenazi is a member of the Editorial Boards of several national and international medical journals, a co-author of over 200 medical publications and over 30 chapters in books and the Editor of the Hebrew Textbook of Pediatrics (8 editions). He has received dozens of research grants, including from the NIH (USA), European Union, Chief Scientist and the BSF.