Dr. Nura Abdel-Rahman

Researcher, Health Team (Systems Group)

Health Policy

Researcher, Health Team, Systems Group, the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research.

Dr. Nura Abdel-Rahman has worked at MJB since 2022. Her main areas of research are: health indicators and narrowing of health gaps. Nura has extensive experience in carrying out both quantitative and qualitative research. She specializes in the measurement of care quality, including clinical indicators and patient-reported outcome measures. In recent years, she has been working on her doctoral thesis on “Quality of diabetes care in the community setting: patient-reported outcomes, composite quality score and the association between quality indicators and patient health outcomes”. The research, which was carried out in collaboration with the four health funds in Israel, included the gathering of data on all diabetic patients who purchased diabetic pharmaceuticals in Israel during the period 2003–2005 and a tracking period of 10 years.

Nura has a bachelor’s degree in Laboratory Science from the Hadassah Academic College and a master’s degree and PhD in Public Health from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Dr. Nur Abdel-Rahman can be contacted by email at: [email protected]

LinkedIn Link: linkedin.com/in/nura-abdel-rahman-phd-a61ab6200

Journal Articles

Abdel-Rahman, N., Manor, O., Cohen, A., Elran, E., Cohen, A. G., Krieger, M., Paltiel, O., Valinsky, L., Ben-Yehuda, A., & Calderon-Margalit, R. (2024). Adherence to diabetes quality indicators in primary care and all-cause mortality: A nationwide population-based historical cohort study. PloS one19(5): e0302422. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0302422

Abdel-Rahman, N., Manor, O., Elran, E., Srugo, I., Cohen-Stavi, C., Jaffe, A., & Shani, M. (2024). Implications of patient-reported outcome measures among patients with recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research, 13, 6. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13584-024-00592-1

Abdel-Rahman, N., Calderon-Margalit, R., Cohen, A., Elran, E., Golan Cohen, A., Krieger, M., Paltiel, O., Valinsky, L., Ben-Yehuda, A., & Manor, O. (2022). Longitudinal Adherence to Diabetes Quality Indicators and Cardiac Disease: A Nationwide Population-Based Historical Cohort Study of Patients With Pharmacologically Treated Diabetes.  Journal of the American Heart Association11(19). https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.122.025603

Abdel-Rahman, N., Manor, O., Valinsky, L., Mosenzon, O., Calderon-Margalit. R., & Roberman, S.  (2022). What is important for people with type 2 diabetes? A focus group study to identify relevant aspects for Patient-Reported Outcome Measures in diabetes care. PLoS ONE 17(11). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0277424

Abdel-Rahman, N., Yoffe, N., Siman-Tov, M., Radomislensky, I., Israel Trauma Group, & Peleg., K.  (2019). Achieving ethnic equality in the Israel trauma healthcare system: the case of the elderly population. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research, 8, 25. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13584-019-0294-8

Einy, S., Abdel-Rahman, N., Siman-Tov, M., Aizenbud, D., Peleg, K., &  Israel Trauma Group. (2016). Maxillofacial Trauma Following Road Accidents and Falls. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery. 27(4), 857-61. https://doi.org /10.1097/SCS.0000000000002555

Abdel-Rahman, N., Siman-Tov, M., Israel Trauma Group, & Peleg, K. (2013). Ethnicity and road traffic injuries: differences between Jewish and Arab children in Israel. Ethnicity & health18(4), 391-401. https://doi.org/10.1080/13557858.2012.754405