Prof. Liat Lerner Geva

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Prof. Liat Lerner Geva
External phone: 03-7731460
Fax: 03-5354057
Office: Sackler School of Medicine, 701


  • Director, Women and Children's Health Research Unit, Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research  
  • Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University


Prof. Lerner- Geva, MD, PhD, is a board-certified physician in Epidemiology and Public Health with special emphasis on reproductive epidemiology. Since 2001, she is the director of the Women and Children's Health Research Unit at the Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research (Ltd). 

Prof Lerner-Geva is an associate professor at the School of public health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, since 2012. She is a member of the National Council for Gynecology, Genetics and Neonatology and a member of the National Helsinki Committee, and the head of the National IVF Registry. 

Prof Lerner-Geva has supervised many graduate and post-graduate students. She is the author of more than 140 peer reviewed articles. She holds a M.D. degree from Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, as well as a Ph.D. degree in Public Health from Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.

Research Interests

  • Reproductive epidemiology and Public health
  • Women and children's health research
  • Long term effects of exposure to assisted reproductive technologies including cancer occurrence in women and children following these treatments


Click here for a complete list of Prof. Lerner-Geva's Peer-Reviewed Articles.

  1. Menczer J, Krissi H, Chetrit A, Gaynor JJ, Lerner L, Ben-Baruch G, Modan B. The effect of diagnosis and treatment delay on prognostic factors and survival in endometrial carcinoma. Am J Obstet Gynecol 173:774-778, 1995.
  2. Tepper R, Lerner-Geva L, Altaras MM, Goldberger S, Ben-Baruch G, Markov S, Cohen I, Beyth Y. Transvaginal color flow imaging in the diagnosis of ovarian tumors. J Ultrasound Med 14:731-734, 1995.
  3. Geva E, Amit A, Lerner-Geva L, Azem F, Yovel Y, Lessing JB. Autoimmune disorders: another possible cause for in vitro fertilization-embryo transfer failure. Human Reprod, 10:2560-2563, 1995.
  4. Geva E, Bartoov B, Zabludovsky N, Lessing JB, Lerner-Geva L, Amit A. The effect of antioxidant trearment on human spermatozoa and fertilization rate in an in-vitro fertilization program. Fertil Steril, 66:430-434, 1996.
  5. Geva E, Vardinon N, Lessing JB, Lerner-Geva L, Azem F, Burke M, Yust I, Grunfeled R, Amit A. Organ specific autoantibodies a possible marker for reproductive failure: a prospective study in an in-vitro fertilization - embryo transfer program. Hum Reprod, 11:1627-1631, 1996.
  6. Geva E, Lessing JB, Lerner-Geva L, Azem F, Yovel I, Amit A. The presence of antithyroid antibodies in euthyroid patients with unexplained infertility and tubal obstruction. Am J Reprod Immunol, 37:184-186, 1997.
  7. Geva E, Lessing JB, Lerner-Geva L, Azem F, Yovel I, Ben-Yosef D, Barkai U, Amit A. Interleukin-10 in the preovulatory follicular fluid of patients undergoing in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer. Am J Reprod Immunol, 37:187-190, 1997.
  8. Lerner-Geva L, Blumstein T, Modan B. The association between cancer incidence and ethnicity in a cohort of infertile women. Is J Obstet Gynecol 8:173-177, 1997.
  9. Geva E, Lessing JB, Lerner-Geva L, Azem F, Yovel I, Amit A. Elevated levels of Interleukin-6 in the follicular fluid at the time of oocyte retrieval for in-vitro fertilization may predict the development of early-form ovarhyperstimulation syndrome. Fertil Steril 68:133-137,1997.
  10. Geva E, Arava J, Lerner-Geva L, Hareuveni M, Lessing JB, Ballas S, Amit A. The ratio between cardinoma antigen-125 levels in the seminal plasma and serum may be a possible marker for fertilization in intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Fertil Steril 68:1120-1124,1997.
  11. Azem F, Geva E, Amit A, Lerner-Geva L, Shwartz T, Ben-Yosef D, Yovel I, Lessing JB. High levels of anticardiolipin antibodies in patients with abnormal embryo morphology who attended an in vitro fertilization program. Am J Reprod Immunol 39:161-163,1998.
  12. Geva E, Lerner-Geva L, Stravorovsky Z, Modan B, Freedman L, Amit A, Yovel I, Lessing JB. Multifetal pregnancy reduction - a possible risk factor for periventricular leukomalacia in premature newborns. Fertl Steril 69:845-850, 1998.
  13. Modan B, Ron E, Lerner-Geva L, Blumstein Z, Menczer J, Rabinovici J, Oelsner G, Mashiach S, Lunenfeld B. Cancer incidence in a cohort of infertile women. Am J Epidemiol, 147:1038-1042, 1998.
  14. Davidson B, Goldberg I, Gotlieb WH, Lerner-Geva L, Ben-Baruch G, Kopolovic J. Ulex Europacus lectin and anti-CD31 staining of uterine cerival squamous cell carcinoma - possible markers of disease outcome. Int J Gynecol Pathol, 17:205-210, 1998.
  15. Hartoov J, Geva E, Wolman I, Lerner-Geva L, Lessing JB, Amster R, Amit A, Jaffe A. A 3-year prospective study of late selective multifetal pregnancy reduction. Human Reprod, 13:1996-1998, 1998.
  16. Davidson B, Goldberg I, Liokumovich P, Kopolovic J, Gotlieb WH, Lerner-Geva L, Reder I, Ben-Baruch G, Reich R. Expression of metalloproteinases and their inhibitors in adenocarcinoma of the uterine cervix. Int J Gynecol Pathol 17:295-301, 1998.
  17. Goldberg I, Davidson B, Lerner-Geva L, Gotlieb WH, Ben-Baruch G, Novikov I, Kopolovic J. Expression of extracellular matrix proteins in cervical squamous cell carcinoma - a clinicopathological study. J Clin Pathol, 51:781-785, 1998.
  18. Potashnik G, Lerner-Geva L, Genkin L, Chetrit A, Lunenfeld E, Porath A. Fertility drugs and the risk of breast and ovarian cancers: Results of long term follow-up study. Fertil Steril, 71:853-859, 1999.
  19. Davidson B, Goldberg I, Kopolovic J, Lerner-Geva L, Gotlieb WH, Weis B, Ben-Baruch G, Reich R. Expression of matrix metalloproteinase-9 in squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix - clinicopathologic study using immunohistochemistry and nRNA in situ hybridization. Gynecol Oncol, 72:380-386, 1999.
  20. Davidson B, Goldberg I, Gotlieb WH, Lerner-Geva L, Ben-Baruch G, Agulansky L, Novikov I, Kopolovic J. Macrophage infiltration and angiogenesis in cervical squamous cell caricnoma - clinicopathologic correlation. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 78:240-244, 1999.
  21. Geva E, Amit A, Lessing JB, Lerner-Geva L, Daniel Y, Yovel I, Azem F, Barak V. Follicular fluid levels of vascular endothelial growth factor: Are they predictive markers for ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome? J Reprod Med, 44:91-96, 1999.
  22. Davidson B, Goldberg I, Kopolovic J, Lerner-Geva L, Gotlieb WH, Ben-Baruch G, Reich R. MMP-2 and TIMP-2 expression correlates with poor prognosis in cervical carcinoma - clinicopathologic study using immunohistochemistry and mRNA in situ hybridization. Gynecol Oncol, 73:372-382, 1999.
  23. Geva E, Fait G, Lerner-Geva L, Lessing JB, Swartz T, Wolman I, Daniel Y, Amit A. The possible role of antiovary antibodies in repeated in vitro fertilization failures. Am J Reprod Immunol, 42:292-296, 1999.
  24. Gull I, Geva E, Lerner-Geva L, Lessing JB, Wolman I, Amit A. Anaerobic glycolysis. The metabolism of the preovulatory human oocyte. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 85:225-228, 1999.
  25. Daniel Y, Geva E, Lerner-Geva L, Eshed-Englander T, Gamzu R, Lessing JB, Bar-Am A, Amit A. Levels of vascular endothelial growth factor are elevated in patients with ectopic pregnancy: is this a novel marker? Fertil Steril, 72:1013-1017, 1999.
  26. Azem F, Lessing JB, Geva E, Shahar A, Lerner-Geva L, Yovel I, Amit A. Patients with stages III and IV endometriosis have a poorer outcome of in-vitro fertilization-embryo transfer than patients with tubal infertility. Fertil Steril, 72:1107-1109, 1999.
  27. Menczer J, Lerner-Geva L, Bar-Sade-Bruchim R, Friedman E. Lack of the predominant BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in Jewish ovarian carcinoma patients who previously underwent ovulation induction. Eur J Gynaecol Oncol, 20:371-372, 1999.
  28. Geva E, Amit A, Lerner-Geva L, Yaron Y, Daniel Y, Azem F, Yovel I, Lessing JB. Prednisone and aspirin improve pregnancy rate in patients with reproductive failure and autoimmune antibodies: a prospective study. Am J Reprod Immunol, 43:36-40, 2000.
  29. Geva E, Fait G, Yovel I, Lerner-Geva L, Yaron Y, Daniel Y, Amit A, Lessing JB. Second-trimester multifetal pregnancy reduction facilitates prenatal diagnosis before the procedure. Fertil Steril, 73: 505-508, 2000.
  30. Geva E, Yovel I, Lerner-Geva L, Lessing JB, Yaron Y, Azem F, Amit A. Intrauterine insemination before transfer of frozen-thawed embryos may improve pregnancy rate of couples with unexplained infertility: preliminary results of a randomized prospective study. Fertil Steril, 73: 755-760, 2000.
  31. Davidson B, Goldberg I, Lerner-Geva L, Gotlieb WH, Ben-Baruch G, Novikov I, Kopolovic J. Expression of topoisomerase II and Ki-67 in cervical carcinoma – clinicopathological study using immunohistochemistry. Acta Pathologica Microbiologica In Scandinavica (APMIS), 108: 209-215, 2000.
  32. Lerner-Geva L, Toren A, Chetrit A, Modan B, Mandel M, Rechavi G, Dor J. The risk for cancer among children of women exposed to in-vitro fertilization. Cancer, 88: 2845-2847, 2000.
  33. Grisaru- Soen G, Lerner-Geva L, Keller N, Berger H, Passwell JH, Barzilai A. Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia in children – analysis of trends in prevalence, antibiotic resistance and prognostic factors. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 19: 959-963, 2000.
  34. Fishman A, Dekel E, Chetrit A, Lerner-Geva L, Bar-Am A, Beck D, Beller U, Ben-Baruch G, Piura B, Friedman E, Struewing JP, Modan B. Patients with double primary tumors in the breast and ovary – clinical characteristics and BRCA1-2 mutations status. Gynecol Oncol 79:74-78, 2000.
  35. Dor J, Lerner-Geva L, Rabinovici J, Chetrit A, Levran D, Lunenfeld B, Mashiach S, Modan B. Cancer incidence in a cohort of infertile women who underwent in-vitro fertilization. Fertil Steril 77:324-327, 2002.
  36. Lerner-Geva L, Geva E, Lessing JB, Chetrit A, Modan B, Amit A. The possible association between in-vitro fertilization treatments and cancer development. Int J Gynecol Cancer 13:23-27, 2003.
  37. Siev-Ner I, Gamus D, Lerner-Geva L, Achiron A. Reflexology treatment relieves symptoms of multiple sclerosis: a randomized controlled study. Multiple Sclerosis 9:356-361, 2003.
  38. Passwell JH, Ashkenazi S, Harlev E, Miron D, Ramon R, Farzam N, Lerner-Geva L, Levi Y, and the Israel Shigella Study Group, Chu C, Shiloach J, Robbins JB, Schneerson R. Safety and immunogenicity of Shigella sonnei-CRM9 and Shigella flexneri type 2a-rEPAsucc conjugate vaccines in one to four-year-old children. PIDJ, 22:701-706, 2003.
  39. Caspi B, Lerner-Geva L, Dahan M, Chetrit A, Modan B, Hagay Z, Appelman Z. A possible genetic factor in the pathogenesis of ovarian dermoid cysts. Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation, 56:203-206, 2003.
  40. Passwell JH, Hemo B, Levi Y, Ramon R, Friedman N, Lerner-Geva L. Use of a computerized data base to study the effectiveness of an attenuated Varicella vaccine (VARILRIX™). Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal, 23:221-226, 2004.
  41. Geva E, Lerner-Geva L, Burke M, Vardinon N, Lessing JB, Amit A. Undiagnosed systemic lupus erythematosus in a cohort of infertile women. Am J Reprod Immunol, 51:336-340, 2004.
  42. Elizur SE, Lerner-Geva L, Levron J, Shulman A, Bider D, Dor J. Factors predicting IVF treatment outcome: a multivariate analysis of 5310 cycles. Reprod Biomed Online, 10:645-649, 2005.
  43. Aslan D, Elizur SE, Levron J, Shulman A, Lerner-Geva L, Bider D, Dor J.Comparison of zygote intrafallopian tube transfer and transcervical uterine embryo transfer in patients with repeated implantation failure. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 122: 191–194, 2005.
  44. Oberbaum M, Galoyan N, Lerner-Geva L, Singer SR, Grisaru S, Shashar D, Samuelof A. The effect of the homeopathic remedies Arnica montana and Bellis perennis on mild postpartum bleeding—A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study - Preliminary results. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 13: 87-90, 2005.
  45. Elizur SE, Lerner-Geva L, Levron J, Boyko V, Dor J. Cumulative conception and live birth rate following IVF: a study of 5310 cycles. Gynecol Endocrinol, 22 (1): 25-30, 2006.
  46. Pinhas-Hamiel O, Doron-Panush N, Reichman B, Nitzan-Kaluski D, Shalitin S, Lerner-Geva L. Obese childern and adolescennts: a risk group for vitamin B12 deficiency. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 160: 933-936, 2006.
  47. Augarten A, Zaslansky R, Matok I, Minuskin T, Lerner-Geva L, Hirsh-Yechezkel G, Ziv A, Shavit I, Keidan I. The impact of educational intervention program on pain management in a padiatric emergency department. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy. 60(7): 299-302, 2006.
  48. Hourvitz A, Lerner-Geva L, Elizur SE, Baum M, Levron J, David B, Meirow D, Rabinovici Y, Dor J. Role of embryo quality in predicting early pregnancy loss following assisted reproductive technology. Reprod Biomed Online 13(4): 504-509, 2006.
  49. Lerner-Geva L, Keinan-Boker T, Blumstein T, Boyko V, Olmar L, Mashiach S, Ravinovici J, Potashnik G, Lunenfeld E, Schenker J.G, Shushan A, Fishman A, Cohen I, Vagman I, Lunenfeld B. Infertility, Ovulation-Induction Treatments and the Incidence of Breast Cancer – a Historical Prospective Cohort of Israeli Women. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 100: 201-212, 2006.
  50. Shinwell ES, Lerner-Geva L, Lusky A, Reichman B, in collaboration with the Isarel Neonatal Network. Less Postnatal Steroids, more Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. A Population Based Study in Very Low Birth Weight Infants. Archives Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 92: F30-F33, 2007.
  51. Wiser A, Baum M, Horwitch A, Lerner-Geva L, Dor J, Shulman A. Predicting factors for endometrial thicknessduring treatment with assisted reproductive technology. Fertil Steril 87: 799-804, 2007.
  52. Grisaru G, Sweed Y, Lerner-Geva L, Hirsh-Yechezkel G, Boyko V, Vardi A Keller N, Barzilay Z, Paret G. Nosocomial Bloobstream Infections in a Pediatric Care Unit: 3 years Survey. Med Sci Monit 13(6): CR251-257, 2007.
  53. Deutsch V, Lerner-Geva L*, Reches A, Boyko V, Limor R, Grisaru D. Sustained Leukocyte Count During Rising Cortisol Level. Acta Hematologica 118(2):73-76, 2007. *Equal contribution
  54. Shinwell ES, Reichman B, Lerner-Geva L, Boyko V, Blickstein I. “Masculinization” of respiratory morbidity in females from unlike-sex preterm twins – a possible transchorionic paracrine effect. Pediatrics 120(3):e447-453, 2007.
  55. Kugelman A, Reichman B, Chistyakov I, Boyko V, Levitski O, Lerner-Geva L, Riskin A, Bader D. Postdischarge infant mortality among very low birth weight infants: a population based study. Pediatrics, 120(4): e788-794, 2007.
  56. Pinhas-Hamiel O, Lerner-Geva L, Copperman NM, Jacobson MS. Lipid and insulin levels in obese children: Changes with age and puberty. Obesity (Silver Spring), 15(11): 2825-2831, 2007.
  57. Pappo I, Lerner-Geva L, Halevy A, Olmer L, Friedler S, Raziel A, Schachter M, Ron-El R. The possible association between IVF and breast cancer incidence. Ann Surg Oncol 15 (4) 1048-1055, 2008.
  58. Blumstein T, Shmotkin D, Eyal N, Shorek A, Lerner-Geva L. A Longitudinal Evaluation of Medication Use among the Old-Old Population in Israel. Research on Aging 30: 55-73, 2008.
  59. Pinhas-Hamiel O, Frumin K, Gabis L, Mazor-Aronovich K, Modan D, Reichman B, Lerner-Geva L. Headaches in overweight children and adolescents reffered to a tertiary-care center in Israel. Obesity (Silver Spring) 16 (3): 659- 663, 2008.
  60. Goldman M, Rosenfeld-Yehoshua N, Lerner-Geva L, Lazarovitch T, Schwartz D, Grisaru-Soen G. Clinical features of community-acqired Pseudomonas aeruginosa urinary tract infections in children. Pediatr Nephrol 23 (5):765-768, 2008.
  61. Levy I, Grisaru-Soen G, Lerner-Geva L, Kerem E, Blau H, Bentur L, Aviram M, Rivlin J, Picard E, Lavy A, Yahav Y, Rahav G. Multicenter Cross-Sectional Study of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections among Cystic Fibrosis Patients, Israel. Emerg Infect Dis 14(3): 378-384, 2008.
  62. Benyamini Y, Blumstein T, Boyko V, Lerner-Geva L. Cultural and educational disparities in the use of primary and preventive health care services among midlife women. Women's Health Issues 18(4): 257-266, 2008.
  63. Lerner-Geva L, Frenkel Y, Lusky A, Farhi A, Rabinovici J. An assessment of the validity of reporting by proxy to women's health questionnaire – a pilot study. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 138: 80-82, 2008.
  64. Riskin A, Riskin-Mashiah S, Bader D, Kugelman A, Lerner-Geva L, Boyko V, Reichman B. Delivery mode and severe intraventricular hemorrhage in single, very low birth weight, vertex infants. Obstet Gynecol 112 (1): 21-28, 2008.
  65. Pinhas-Hamiel O, Lerner-Geva L, Copperman NM, Jacobson MS. Insulin resistance and parental obesity as predictors to response to therapeutic life style change in obese children and adolescents 10-18 years old. J Adolesc Health; 43 (5): 437-443, 2008.
  66. Keinan-Boker L, Lerner-Geva L, Kaufman B, Meirow D. Pregnancy-associated breast cancer. Isr Med Assoc J 10(10): 722-777, 2008.
  67. Machtinger R, Stockheim D, Seidman DS, Lerner-Geva L, Dor J, Schiff E, Shulman A. Medical treatment with misoprostol for early failure of pregnancies after assisted reproductive technology: a promising treatment option. Fertil Steril 91(5): 1881-1885, 2009.
  68. Pinhas-Hamiel O , Bar-Zvi E, Boyko V, Reichman B, Lerner-Geva L. Prevalence of overweight in kindergarten children in the centre of Israel - association with lifestyle habits. Child Care Health Dev 35(2): 147-152, 2009.
  69. Grisaru-Soen G, Paret G, Yahav D, Boyko V, Lerner-Geva L. Nosocomial infection in pediatric cardiovascular surgery patients; a 4 year survey. Pediatr Crit Care Med 10(2): 202-206, 2009.
  70. Glasser S, Chen W, Stoffman N, Lerner-Geva L. A window of opportunity: Referral of adolescents to the hospital Child Protection Team. Int J Adolesc Med Health 20(4): 489-500, 2008.
  71. Lerner-Geva L, Hirsh-Yechezkel G, Novikov I, Farkash H, Boyko V, Spirer Z, Passwell JH. The effect of active immunization on varicella-related hospitalizations in Israel. Hum Vaccin 5(3): 136-140, 2009.
  72. Klinger G, Levy I, Sirota L, Boyko V, Reichman B, Lerner-Geva L, in collaboration with the Israel Neonatal Network. Epidemiology and risk factors for early onset sepsis among very-low-birthweight infants. Am J Obstet Gynecol 201(1): 38e 1-6, 2009.
  73. Shmotkin D, Lerner-Geva L, Cohen- Mansfield J, Blumstein T, Eyal N, Shorek A, Kave G, Hazan H. Profiles of functioning as predictors of mortality in old age: The advantage of a configurative approach. Arch Gerontol Geriatr, 51(1): 68-75, 2010.
  74. Felix AS, Bruinsma F, Klemetti R, Gissler M, Lerner-Geva L, Taioli E. International pooled analysis of cancer incidence in children after assisted reproductive technologies – interim report. Future Oncol 5 (6): 901-906, 2009.
  75. Menczer J, Chetrit A, Sadetzki S; National Israel Ovarian Cancer Group. The effect of symptom duration in epithelial ovarian cancer on prognostic factors. Arch Gynecol Obstet: 279(6):797-801. 2009.
  76. Glasser S, Lerner-Geva L, Levitski O, Reichman B. Parent support activities in neonatal intensive care units: a national survey in Israel. Harefuah 148(4): 238-42, 277, 276, 2009.
  77. Passwell JH, Ashkenzi S, Banet-Levi Y, Ramon-Saraf R, Farzam N, Lerner-Geva L, Even-Nir H, Yerushalmi B, Chu C, Shiloach J, Robbins JB, Schneerson R, The Israeli Shigella Study Group2. Age-related efficacy of Shigella O-specific polysaccharide conjugates in 1–4-year-old Israeli children. Vaccine, 28(10): 2231-2235, 2010.
  78. Klinger G, Levy I, Sirota l, Boyko V, Lerner-Geva L, Reichman B, in collaboration with the Israel Neonatal Network. Outcome of early-onset sepsis in a national cohort of very low birth weight infants. Pediatrics 125 (4): e736-e740, 2010.
  79. Bader D, Kugelman A, Boyko V, Levitzki O, Lerner-Geva L, Riskin A, Reichman B, in collaboration with the Israel Neonatal Network. Risk factors and estimation tool for death among extremely premature infants: A national study. Pediatrics 125 (4): 696-703, 2010.
  80. Lerner-Geva L, Boyko V, Blumstein T, Benyamini Y. The impact of education, cultural background and lifestyle on symptoms of the menopausal transition; The Women's Health at Midlife Study. Journal of Women`s Health, 19 (5): 975-985, 2010.
  81. Davidson-Arad B, Benbenishty R, Chen W, Glasser S, Zur S, Lerner-Geva L. Distinguishing neglect from abuse and accident: analysis of the case files of a hospital child protection team in Israel. Health Soc Care Community 18(6): 614-623, 2010.
  82. Pinhas-Hamiel O, Tzadok M, Hirsh G, Boyko V, Graph-Barel C, Lerner-Geva L, Reichman B. The Impact of Baseline Hemoglobin A1c Levels Prior to Initiation of Pump Therapy on Long-Term Metabolic Control. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics 12 (7): 567-563, 2010.
  83. Adunsky A, Lerner-Geva L, Blumstein T, Boyko V, Mizrahi E, Arad M.Improved survival of hip fracture patients within a comprehensive geriatric hip fracture unit, compared with standard care treatment. JAMDA, 12(6): 439-444, 2010.
  84. Hashiloni-Dolev Y, Hirsh-Yechezkel G, Boyko V, Wainstock T, Schiff E, Lerner-Geva L. Attitudes towards sex selection: a survey among potential users in Israel. Prenatal Diagnosis.30 (11): 1019-1025, 2010.
  85. Pinhas-Hamiel O, Graph-Barel C, Boyko V, Tzadok M, Lerner-Geva L, Reichman B. Long-term insulin pump treatment in girls with type 1 diabetes and eating disorders--is it feasible? Diabetes Technol Ther. 12(11): 873-8, 2010.
  86. Chen, W, Glasser S, Benbenishty R., Davidson-Arad B, Tzur, S, Lerner-Geva L. The contribution of a hospital child protection team in determining suspected child abuse and neglect: Analysis of referrals of children aged 0–9. Children and Youth Services Review, 32(12): 1664-1669, 2010.
  87. Kuint J, Maayan-Metzger A, Boyko V, Lerner-Geva L, Reichman B. in collaboration with the Israel Neonatal Network. Excessively high bilirubin and exchange transfusion in very low birth weight infants. Acta Paediatr 100(4): 505-510, 2011.
  88. Velan B, Kaplan G, Ziv A, Boyko V, Lerner-Geva L. Major motives in non-acceptance of A/H1N1 flu vaccination: the weight of rational assessment. Vaccine, 29(6): 1173-1179, 2011.
  89. Friedler S, Glasser S, Azani L, Freedman LS, Raziel A, Strassburger D, Ron-El R, Lerner-Geva L. The effect of medical clowning on pregnancy rates after in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer. Fertil Steril, 95(6): 2127-2130, 2011.
  90. Weissmann-Brenner A, Weisz B, Lerner-Geva L, Gindes L, Achiron R. Increased nuchal translucency is associated with large for gestational age neonates in singleton pregnancies. J Perinat Med, 39(3): 305-309, 2011.
  91. Glasser S, Segev-Zahav A, Fortinsky P, Gedal-Beer D, Schiff E, Lerner-Geva L. Primiparity at Very Advanced Maternal Age (≥45 years). Fertil Steril, 95(8): 2548-2551, 2011.
  92. Bental Y, Reichman B, Shiff Y, Weisbrod M, Boyko V, Lerner-Geva L, Mimouni F. Impact of maternal diabetes mellitus on mortality and morbidity of preterm infants (24-33 weeks gestation). Pediatrics, 128(4): e848, 2011.
  93. Bertucci E, Gindes L, Mazza V, Re C, Lerner-Geva L, Achiron R. Vermian Biometric Parameters in the Normal and Abnormal Fetal Posterior Fossa - Three-Dimensional Sonographic Study. J Ultrasound Med, 30: 1403-1410, 2011.
  94. Benyamini Y, Blumstein T, Murad H, Lerner-Geva L. Changes over time from baseline poor self-rated health: For whom does poor self-rated health not predict mortality? Psychology and Health, 26(11): 1446-1462, 2011.
  95. Benbenishty R, Davidson-Arad B, Chen W, Glasser S, Tzur S, Lerner-Geva L. The decision of Hospital-Based Child Protection Teams to report to community child protective services. British J Social Work, 41(7): 1232-1250, 2011.
  96. Kugelman A, Bader D, Lerner-Geva L, Boyko V, Levitzki O, Riskin A, Reichman B. Poor Outcome at discharge among extremely premature infants; a national population based study. Arch Pediat Adol Med, 166(6):543-50, 2012.
  97. Blumstein T, Benyamini Y, Chetrit A, Mizrahi EH, Lerner-Geva L. Prevalence and correlates of psychotropic medication use among older adults in Israel: Cross-sectional and longitudinal findings from two cohorts a decade apart. Aging and Mentl Health, 16(5):636-47, 2012.
  98. Grisaru-Granovsky S, Reichman B, Lerner-Geva L, Boyko V, Hammerman C, Samueloff A, Schimmel MS. Mortality and morbidity in preterm small-for-gestational-age infants: a population-based study. Am J Obstet Gynecol , 206(2):150 e1-7, 2012.
  99. Lerner-Geva L, Rabinovici J, Olmer L, Blumstein T, Mashiach S, Lunenfeld B. Are infertility treatments a potential risk factor for cancer development? Perspective of 30 years of follow-up. Gynecol Endocrinol, 28(10):809-14, 2012.
  100. Kalter – Leibovici O, Freedman L.S, Olmer L, Liebermann N, Heymann A, Tal O, Lerner-Geva L, Melamed N, Hod M. Screening and diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus: critical approaisal of the new IADPSG recommendations on a national level. Diabetes Care, 35(9):1894-6, 2012.
  101. Velan B, Boyko V, Lerner-Geva L , Ziv A, Yagar Y, Kaplan G. Identification of Individualism, Acceptance and Differentiation as Attitude Traits in the Public’s Response to Vaccination. Human Vaccine and Immunotherapies, 8(9): 1-11, 2012.
  102. Levy-Shraga Y. Lerner-Geva L. Boyko V. Graph-Barel C. Mazor-Aronovitch K. Modan-Moses D. Pinhas-Hamiel O. Type 1 diabetes in pre-school children-long-term metabolic control, associated autoimmunity and complications. DIABETIC MED, 29(10):1291-6, 2012
  103. Haas J, Lerner-Geva L , Yerushalmi GM, Maman E, Yinon Y, Baum M, Hourvitz A. Previous abortion is a positive predictor for ongoing pregnancy in the next cycle in women with repeated IVF failures. Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 25(4):339-44, 2012.
  104. Blumstein T, Benyamini Y, Hourvitz A, Boyko V, Lerner-Geva L. Cultural/ethnic differences in the prevalence of depressive symptoms among middle-aged women in Israel: the Women’s Health at Midlife Study. Menopause, 19(12): 1309-21, 2012.
  105. Maman E, Lerner-Geva L, Yerushalmi G, Baum M, Dor J, Hourvitz A. ICSI increase ongoing pregnancy rates in patients with poor response cycle-multivariate analysis of 2819 cycles. Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 25(6):635-41, 2012.
  106. Klinger G, Sokolover N, Boyko V, Sirota L, Lerner-Geva L, Reichman B, in collaboration with the Israel Neonatal Network. Perinatal risk factors for bronchopulmonary dysplasia in a national cohort of very low birth weight infants. Am J Obstet Gyneco,l 208(2): 115.e1-9, 2012.
  107. Velan B, Boyko V, Shenhar G, Lerner-Geva L, Kaplan G. Analysis of public responses to preparedness policies: the cases of H1N1 influenza vaccination and gas mask distribution. Isr J Health Policy Res. 2(1):11, 2013.
  108. Wainstock T, Lerner-Geva L, Glasser S, Shoham-Vardi I, Anterby E.Y. Prenatal Stress and Risk of Spontaneous Abortion. Psychosomatic Medicine, 75(3):228-35, 2013.
  109. Farhi A, Reichman B, Boyko V, Hourvitz A, Ron-El R, Lerner-Geva L. Maternal and neonatal health outcomes following assisted reproduction. Reproductive BioMedicine Online, 26(5):454-61, 2013.
  110. Levy-Shraga Y, Lerner-Geva L, Modan-Moses D, Graph-Barel C, Mazor Aronovitch K, Boyko V, Pinhas-Hamiel O. Benefits of continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) therapy in preschool children. Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes, 121(4):225-9, 2013.
  111. Wainstock T, Anteby EY, Glasser S, Shoham-Vardi I, Lerner-Geva L. The association between prenatal maternal objective Stress, perceived Stress, preterm birth and low birthweight.J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 26(10): 973-977, 2013.
  112. Farhi A, Reichman B., Boyko V , Mashiach S,.Hourvitz A, Margalioth E.J, Levran D., Calderon I, Orvieto R., Ellenbogen A., Meyerovitch J., Ron-El R., Lerner-Geva L. Congenital malformations in infants conceived following assisted reproductive technology in comparison with spontaneously conceived infants. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 26(12):1171-1179, 2013.
  113. Raz R, Lerner-Geva L, Leon O, Chodick G, Gabis LV. A Survey of Out-of- Pocket Expenditures for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Israel. J Autism Dev Disord, 43(10):2295-2302, 2013.
  114. Pinhas-Hamiel O, Hamiel U, Greenfield Y, Boyko V, Graph-Barel C, Rachmiel M, Lerner-Geva L, Reichman B., Detecting intentional insulin omission for weight loss in girls with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Int J Eat Disord, 46(8): 819-25, 2013.
  115. Kedem A, Haas J, Lerner-Geva L, Yerushalmi G, Gilboa Y, Kanety H, Hanochi M, Maman E, Hourvitz A. Ongoing Pregnancy Rates in Women with Low and Extremely Low AMH Levels. A Multivariate Analysis of 769 Cycles. PLoS ONE 8(12): e81629, 2013.
  116. Ofir K, Lerner-Geva L, Boyko V, Zilberberg E, Schiff E, Simchen MJ.Induction Induction of labor for term small-for-gestational-age fetuses: what are the consequences? Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 171(2):257-61. 2013.
  117. Gat I, Toren A, Hourvitz A, Raviv G, Band G, Baum M, Lerner-Geva L, Inbar R, Madgar I. Sperm preservation by electroejaculation in adolescent cancer patients. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 61(2):286-90, 2013.
  118. Pinhas-Hamiel O, Benary D, Mazor-Aronovich K, Ben-Ami M, Levy-Shraga Y, Boyko V, Modan-Moses D, Lerner-Geva L. Advanced Bone Age and Hyperinsulinemia in Overweight and Obese Children. Endocr Pract, 20(1):62-7, 2014.
  119. Benbenishty R, Jedweb Z, Chen W, Glasser S, Slutzky H, Siegal G, Lavi-Sahar Z, Lerner-Geva L. Predicting the decisions of hospital based child protection teams to report to child protective services, police and community welfare services. CHILD ABUSE NEGLECT, 38(1):11-24, 2014.
  120. Fauser BC, Devroey P, Diedrich K, Balaban B, Bonduelle M, Delemarre-van de Waal HA, Estella C, Ezcurra D, Geraedts JP, Howles CM, Lerner-Geva L, Serna J, Wells D, Evian Annual Reproduction (EVAR) Workshop Group 2011. Health outcomes of children born after IVF/ICSI: a review of current expert opinion and literature. Reprod Biomed Online, 28(2):162-182, 2014.
  121. Ofek Shlomai N, Reichman B, Lerner-Geva L, Boyko V, Bar-Oz B, in collaboration with the Israel Neonatal Network. Population-based study shows improved postnatal in preterm very-low-birthweight infants between 1995 and 2010. Acta Paediatr, 103(5): 498-503, 2014.
  122. Benyamini Y, Boyko V, Blumstein T, Lerner-Geva L. Health, cultural and socioeconomic factors related to self-rated health of long-term Jewish residents, immigrants, and Arab women in midlife in Israel. Women & Health, 54(5): 402-24, 2014.
  123. Pinhas-Hamiel O, Hamiel U, Boyko V, Graph-Barel C, Reichman B, Lerner-Geva L. Trajectories of HbA1c Levels in Children and Youth with Type 1 Diabetes. PLoS One, 9(10): e109109, 2014.
  124. Pessach N, Glasser S, Soskolne V, Barash A, Lerner-Geva L. The Israeli National Committee for sex selection by pre-implantation genetic diagnosis: a novel approach (2005-2011). Israel Journal of Health Policy Research, 3(1):34, 2014. Commentary: Leiter, G. What Israeli policy can teach us about elective sex selection. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research, 3:42, 2014.
  125. Wainstock T, Anteby EY, Glasser S, Lerner-Geva L, Shoham-Vardi I. Exposure to life-threatening stressful situations and the risk of preterm birth and low birth weight. Int J Gynaecol Obstet, 125(1):28-32, 2014.
  126. Blumstein T, Benyamini Y, Shmotkin D, Lerner-Geva L. Gender Differences in the Prevalence and Correlates of Psychotropic Medication Use among Older Adults in Israel. Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci, 51(2): 118-125, 2014.
  127. Farhi A, Boyko V, Almagor J, Benenson I, Segre E, Rudich Y, Stern E, Lerner-Geva L. The possible association between exposure to air pollution and the risk for congenital malformations. Environ Res, 135: 173-180, 2014.
  128. Grisaru-Granovsky S, Reichman B, Lerner-Geva L, Boyko V, Hammerman C, Samueloff A, Schimmel MS; The Israel Neonatal Network. Population-based trends in mortality and neonatal morbidities among singleton, very preterm, very low birth weight infants over 16 years. Early Hum Dev, 90(12): 821-827, 2014.
  129. Pinhas-Hamiel O, Levek-Motola N, Kaidar K, Boyko V, Tisch E, Mazor-Aronovitch K, Graf-Barel C, Landau Z, Lerner-Geva L, Frumkin Ben-David R. Prevalence of overweight, obesity and metabolic syndrome components in children, adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 31(1):76-84, 2015.
  130. Levy-Shraga Y, Tamir-Hostovsky L, Boyko V, Lerner-Geva L, Pinhas-Hamiel O. Follow-up of newborns of mothers with Graves' disease.Thyroid, 24(6):1032-9, 2014.
  131. Gruber N, Reichman B, Lerner-Geva L, Pinhas-Hamiel O. Increased risk of severe diabetic ketoacidosis among Jewish ultra-orthodox children. Acta Diabetol. 52(2):365-71. 2015.
  132. Wainstock T, Shoham-Vardi I, Glasser S, Anteby E, Lerner-Geva L. Fetal sex modifies effect of prenatal stress exposure and adverse birth outcomes.Stress, 18(1):49-56, 2015.
  133. Jedwab M, Benbenishty R, Chen W, Glasser S, Siegal G, Lerner-Geva L. Child protection decisions to substantiate hospital child protection teams' reports of suspected maltreatment. Child Abuse & Neglect, 40: 132-41, 2015.
  134. Lerner-Geva L, Bar-Zvi E, Levitan G, Boyko V, Reichman B, Pinhas-Hamiel O. An intervention for improving the llifestyle habits of kindergarten children in Israel: A cluster-randomized controlled trial investigation. Public Health Nutr, 18(9): 1537-44, 2015.
  135. Regev RH, Arnon S, Litmanovitz I, Bauer-Rusek S, Boyko V, Lerner-Geva L, Reichman B; In collaboration with the Israel Neonatal Network. Outcome of singleton preterm small for gestational age infants born to mothers with pregnancy-induced hypertension. A population-based study. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med, 28(6): 666-73, 2015.
  136. Wasser J, Berman T, Lerner-Geva L, Grotto I, Rubin L. Biological monitoring of Persistent Organic Pollutants in human milk in Israel. Chemosphere, 137: 185-191, 2015.
  137. Akirov A, Hirsh G, Boyko V, Graph-Barel C, Lerner-Geva L, Pinhas-Hamiel O. Celiac in type 1 diabetes, children and youth – prevalence, metabolic control and growth parameters. J Metab Invest, 1: e951, 2015.
  138. Litmanovitz I, Reichman B, Arnon S, Boyko V, Lerner-Geva L, Bauer-Rusek S, Dolfin T. In collaboration with the Israel Neonatal Network. Perinatal factors associated with active intensive treatment at the border of viability: A population based study J Perinatol, 35(9):705-11. 2015.
  139. Riskin-Mashiah S, Riskin A, Bader D, Kugelman A, Boyko V, Lerner-Geva L, Reichman B. In collaboration with the Israel Neonatal Network. Antenatal corticosteroid treatment in singleton, small-for-gestational-age infants born at 24–31 weeks' gestation: a population-based study. BJOG, 2015. [Epub ahead of print]
  140. Levy-Shraga Y, Elisha N, Ben-Ami M, Boyko V, Lerner-Geva L, Ziv T, Konvalina N, Cohen O, Pinhas-Hamiel O. Glycemic control and clinic attendance of emerging adults with type 1 diabetes at a transition care clinic. Acta Diabetol. 2015. [Epub ahead of print]
  141. Blumstein T, Benyamini Y, Boyko V, Lerner-Geva L. Women's knowledge about heart disease: Differences among ethnic and cultural groups in the Israeli women's health in midlife study. Women Health. 2015. [Epub ahead of print]
  142. Lerner-Geva L, Glasser S, Levitan G, Boyko V, Golan A, Beloosesky R, Lunenfeld E, Many A, Samueloff A, Schiff E, Shoham A, Fisher M, Hirsh-Yechezkel G. A case-control study of cesarean delivery on maternal request: who and why. J Matern-Fetal Neo M. [Epub ahead of print]
  143. Elran-Barak R, Blumstein T, Boyko V, Hadar D, Farhi A, Lerner-Geva L, Benyamini Y. Overweight and obese midlife women in Israel: Cultural differences in perceived weight status. Int J Public Health. [Epub ahead of print]
  144. Ben-David A, Glasser S, Schiff E, Segev Zahav A, BoykoV, Lerner-Geva L, Pregnancy and birth outcomes among primiparae at very advanced maternal age-at what price? Matern Child Hlth J. [Epub ahead of print]
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