Dr. Yiska Loewenberg Weisband

Dr. Loewenberg Weisband completed her PhD in the field of epidemiology at Ohio State University and is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the National Program for Quality Indicators in Community Healthcare (QICH) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She specializes in maternal and child health, specifically labor and delivery outcomes. Utilizing national data from Israel’s four health funds, she is developing new healthcare quality indicators in the field of reproductive health. The data provided by these indicators will enable policymakers to identify groups at risk for negative delivery results in order to promote their health and better target the healthcare of pregnant women.