Research Associate, Health Team (Systems Group)
Research Associate, Health Team, Systems Group, the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research.
Rina Maoz Breuer has worked at MJB since 2015. Her main research areas are healthcare workers and the food labelling reform in Israel. Rina has extensive experience in a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research methods.
Rina has a bachelor’s degree in brain sciences from Bar-Ilan University and a master’s in biomedical sciences from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Food Consumption Habits and Attitudes to the Nutrition Labeling Program
Background The Ministry of Health has established a regulatory committee to promote a healthier food environment, making it easier for consumers to choose healthy foods according to distinctive package labels. This is part of a broader national program, EfshariBari (Health is Possible), for active, healthy living designed to create an environment facilitating and fostering a […]
The Advancement of Women Physicians to Managerial Roles in Israel’s Health System – A Gender Perspective
The current study was the first Israeli study to examine the perceptions of Israeli female physicians in senior positions on the question of the factors promoting or inhibiting their advancement towards management.
The Involvement of Primary Care Physicians in Mental Health Care Following the Implementation of the Mental Health Reform
The goal of this study was to examine the involvement of primary care physicians – family physicians or pediatricians – in the area of MH and their interface with MH treatment professionals.
Berkowitz, O., Maoz-Breuer, R., Tal-Or, E., & Nissanholtz-Gannot, R. (2021). Are the new PA students helpful to emergency medicine physicians in Israel? JAAPA : official journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, 34(1), 39–44. doi.org/10.1097/01.JAA.0000723936.22396.08
Maoz-Breuer, R., Berkowitz, O., & Nissanholtz-Gannot, R. (2019). Integration of the first physician assistants into israeli emergency departments–the physician assistants’ perspective. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research, 8(1), 4.