Offer Erez, MD, professor in the Division of Maternal and Fetal Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Wayne State University School of Medicine, was recently appointed Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Emek Medical Center in Israel. .
Dr Erez is also Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Director of Maternity âDâ and the Obstetric Day Care Unit, and Director of the International Advanced Training Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Soroka University Medical Center. in Israel.
He received his medical degree from Ben Gurion University in the Negev and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Soroka University Medical Center. In 2005, Dr. Offer came to Detroit and joined the Perinatology Research Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Development / National Institutes of Health as a research associate. He quickly excelled and was promoted to WSU Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2008 and Full Professor in 2016. He was also Head of the Biomarkers Section at PRB from 2017 to 2018.
âDr. Offer is a leader in the field of thrombosis and hemostasis in pregnancy and has published over 250 publications and edited 10 chapters,â said Roberto Romero, MD, DMedSci, division head of perinatal researcher and professor of molecular obstetrics and genetics. “He has made outstanding scientific, academic and clinical contributions.”
The Emek Medical Center is located in the Northern District of Israel and serves a population of approximately 500,000 residents. The hospital and department of obstetrics and gynecology was established in 1924. It was the first department of obstetrics and gynecology of the Clalit Health Maintenance Organization, one of the largest in the world.
The department delivers more than 5,000 babies per year and is one of four medical teaching centers in the Ruth and Bruce Rappaport School of Medicine of the Technion Institute, ranked among the top 100 universities in the world.