Nutrition and Public Health (2019)

Nutrition and Public Health (Course #: 0158.1159)


Sigal Eilat-Adar (Tel Aviv University)

Ronit Endvelt (Ministry of Health, Israel)

Josefa Kachal (Ministry of Health, Israel)

Elliot Berry (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

Date and Time:

July 7-11, 2019 14:00-18:00/18:30


Room 200, Sackler Faculty of Medicine

Final Exam:

July 12, 2019 | 9:00-11:00 | Room TBA




2 Academic Credits (Graduate students enrolled at TAU School of Public Health are not eligible to receive credits for the Nutrition and Public Health course)

Registration Status:


Application: Apply now: English (International) | Hebrew (Israeli)

Course Syllabus

A draft course syllabus can be found here.

Course Description

The one-week, intensive course will present the nutritional aspects of public health challenges that occur throughout life in different settings. It will introduce major methods and tools to assess, plan, and implement nutritional interventions at personal, people-centered care, as well as at household, community, national, and global levels. The significant role of food and nutrition in human development, health, and disease prevention will be highlighted.

The course is part of the Food Safety and Security Summer Institute. 


Participants must pass the final exam with a grade of at least 60 (D) to receive academic credit for the course. Non-credit participants are not required to take the final exam. 

Lecturer Bios

Sigal Eilat-Adar, RD, PhD
Clinical Dietitian and Epidemiologist, Faculty of Medicine. Tel Aviv Univerisity


Contact Information

International: Ms. Saritte Perlman | | +972-(0)3-640-7796
Israeli Applicants:  Hebrew Website

Tel Aviv University, P.O. Box 39040, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel
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