Founding Director Clalit Research Institute, Israel Board Member, Life Science Directorate at IEI, Israel
Prof. Ran Balicer, MD, PhD, MPH serves as Founding Director of the Clalit Research Institute, the WHO Collaborating Center on Non-Communicable Diseases Research, Prevention and Control. In Parallel, he serves as Director of Innovation and Director of the Health Policy Planning Dpt. for Clalit – Israel’s largest healthcare organization.
In these roles, he is responsible for strategic planning of novel organization-wide interventions for improving healthcare quality, reducing disparities and increasing effectiveness.
These include the introduction of innovative data-driven tools into practice – predictive modeling, real-life effectiveness studies, decision support tools and proactive care models.
Prof. Balicer serves as a Public Health Professor and MPH Track Director at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University, as Chair of the Israeli Society for Quality in Healthcare, and as an Advisor to the World Health Organization, in projects focusing on non-communicable diseases monitoring, prevention and control, Healthy Aging and Integrated Healthcare Systems.