Prof. Gabriel Chodick

School of Public Health
ביה"ס לבריאות הציבור סגל אקדמי בכיר
Prof. Gabriel Chodick
Phone: 03-6405653
Another phone: 03-6409040
Office: Sackler School of Medicine, 925


Full Professor, Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine Division, School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University   

Adjunct faculty, Health Center for Population Health Research, Lankenau Institute for Medical Research, Main Line Health (PA), USA

Adjunct Investigator, Division of Epidemiology and Genetics, National Institute of Cancer, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda (MD), USA



Prof. Gabriel Chodick, PhD, MHA earned an MSc and PhD degrees in Epidemiology from Tel Aviv University, where he also completed his Master's degree in Health Administration from the School of Management. He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the School of Public Health, UNC at Chapel Hill and completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD. 

Prof. Chodick was a co-founder of the Maccabi Research Institute (Maccabitech) and the Department of Epidemiology & Database Research at Maccabi Healthcare Services HMO. He served as Maccabitech’s board member for the Health Care System Research Network (HCSRN), a national research organization of integrated health systems, and led the organization’s work scientific collaborations. Prof. Chodick was responsible for oversight of epidemiologists and biostatisticians producing multiple funded real-world data research projects. 

Research Interests

  • Real-world data analytics 
  • Epidemiology of chronic diseases.
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Preventive medicine in primary care 
  • Comparative effectiveness analyses.

Selected Publications

Link to google scholar :

Selected publications from 2019-2023 (out of ~400)

Avivi I, Yekutiel N, Shragai T, Cohen YC, Grunspan M, Rivlin N, Frankel N, Cohen R, Weil C, Chodick G. Management and outcome of 500 multiple myeloma patients treated for first relapse outside clinical studies. Ann Hematol. 2023 Nov;102(11):3075-3081.

Barer Y, Cohen R, Grabarnik-John M, Ye X, Zamudio J, Gurevich T, Chodick G. Progressive supranuclear palsy's economical burden: the use and costs of healthcare resources in a large health provider in Israel. J Neurol. 2023 Aug;270(8):3770-3778. 

Ram S, Ram HS, Rosenthal YS, Attali E, Warshaviak M, Gamzu R, Yogev Y, Chodick G. The impact of breast augmentation on breast feeding in primigravida women - A cohort study. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2022 Jan;268:116-120

Chodick G, Omer-Gilon M, Derazne E, Puris G, Rotem R, Tzur D, Pinhas-Hamiel O, Cukierman-Yaffe T, Shina A, Zucker I, Tirosh A, Afek A, Shalev V, Twig G.Adolescent body mass index and changes in pre-pregnancy body mass index in relation to risk of gestational diabetes. EClinicalMedicine. 2021 Nov 19;42:101211. 

Chodick G, Tene L, Patalon T, Gazit S, Ben Tov A, Cohen D, Muhsen K.Assessment of Effectiveness of 1 Dose of BNT162b2 Vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 Infection 13 to 24 Days After Immunization. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Jun 1;4(6):e2115985. 

Chodick G, Teper GR, Levi S, Kopel H, Kleinbort A, Khen E, Schejter E, Shalev V, Stein M, Lewis N.The impact of a Facebook campaign among mothers on HPV vaccine uptake among their daughters: A randomized field study. Gynecol Oncol. 2021 Jan;160(1):106-111. 

Yanover C, Mizrahi B, Kalkstein N, Marcus K, Akiva P, Barer Y, Shalev V, Chodick G.What Factors Increase the Risk of Complications in SARS-CoV-2-Infected Patients? A Cohort Study in a Nationwide Israeli Health Organization. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2020 Aug 25;6(3):e20872. 

Chodick G, Nutman A, Yiekutiel N, Shalev V. Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin-receptor blockers are not associated with increased risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection.
J Travel Med. 2020 Aug 20;27(5):taaa069. 

Sharman Moser S, Rabinovitch M, Rotem R, Koren G, Shalev V, Chodick G. Parity and the use of folic acid supplementation during pregnancy.BMJ Nutr Prev Health. 2019 May 19;2(1):30-34. 

Gamus A, Keren E, Kaufman H, Chodick G. Synchronous video telemedicine in lower extremities ulcers treatment: A real-world data study. Int J Med Inform. 2019 Apr;124:31-36.

Research Grants


1. PI Edmond J. Safra Center Collaborative Clinical Bioinformatics and AI Research, Early detection of Gaucher's disease 

2. PI Israel Ministry of Health, Prevention of gestational diabetes among high risk women from the Arab society in Israel  

3. Co-PI Israel Science Foundation Intergenerational transfer of traumatic exposure in pregnancy


1991  Ben-Gurion University, Jewish Agency Scholarship for Excellence in Academic Achievements 
1994  Ben-Gurion University, Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence 
1996  Clark University IL; Noted for Excellence in Teaching 
1998  Tel Aviv University; Dean of Students, Winner of the Glaner Scholarship
1998  Tel Aviv University; Business Graduate School Dean’s Award                 
1999  US-Israel Educational Fund (Fulbright) Scholarship
2004  University of New England IL; Noted for Excellence in Teaching    
2005  Clark University IL;  Eldor Memorial Award for Excellence 
2006  American Statistical Association, Monterey (CA), New Investigator Award 
2010  Tel Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Noted for Excellence in Teaching    
2014  Achva College; Best lecturer award, 
2017  George J. Davies – James A. Gould Excellence in Clinical Inquiry Award
2022  Top reviewers 2019-2022, Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics

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