Dr. Asher Bashiri Heads Top Medical Conference
ISEF alumnus, Dr. Asher Bashiri, Director of Maternity C at the Soroka University Medical Center in Beer Sheva, Israel, is serving as president of the Second Annual World Congress on Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL), January 19-22, 2017, in Cannes, France. The conference will once again draw hundreds of leaders in the field from countries across the globe.
An expert in RPL, Dr. Bashiri has been running the clinic in Beer Sheva for nearly 16 years, and has built a unique database, which includes information on more than 1,000 patients with varying clinical issues. He has published more than 75 papers, peer-reviewed journal articles and several studies on the clinical aspects of RPL. In 2012, Dr. Bashiri was among 12 exceptional ISEF recipients of the Edmond J. Safra Alumni Society Award at ISEF’s 35th anniversary gala. Read the full story.
Ethiopian-Israeli Vino Tarafa shares his incredible ISEF journey:
For more than 20 years, the ISEF Foundation has been committed to the development of Ethiopian-Israeli physicians, teachers, and leaders. Seven percent of ISEF scholars hail from Ethiopian immigrant families – far more than their proportion in Israeli society (1.6%) and at the universities (only 0.5%).
NINA WEINER’S INSPIRING MEMOIRS BENEFIT ISEF
The newly published memoir by ISEF President Nina Weiner shares the joys and challenges of building The ISEF Foundation and the exciting life journey which led her to that purpose.
“Weiner writes with great zest and a clear eyed devotion to facts and to the harsh realities of life that awaited displaced Jews from the Middle East upon their arrival in Israel.” – Andre Aciman, author of Out of Egypt