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    Name: Dr. Shira Zelber-Sagi Date: December 2014

    CURRICULUM VITAE

    1. Personal Details

    Name: Shira Zelber-Sagi

    Date of Birth: March 9, 1974

    Country of Birth: Israel

    Identity Card Number: 02728738-2

    Marital Status: Married and mother to Tom and Idan

    Permanent Home Address: 5 Mosinson St. Tel Aviv 62965, Israel

    Home Telephone Number: Tel: 972-3-5446086

    Office Telephone Number: Tel: 972-3-5446086

    Electronic Address: zelbersagi@bezeqint.net

    Fax Number: Tel: 972-3-5446086

    2. Higher Education

    A. Under graduate and Graduate Studies

    Date of Degree Degree Name of Institution and Department Period of Study

    September 1998 B.Sc Nutrition Sciences in the Agriculture Faculty,

    Hebrew University

    1995- 1998

    August 2007 Ph.D

    Direct

    course

    Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine,

    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv

    University

    2001- 2007

    B. Post-Doctoral Studies

    Year of Completion Name of Institution, Department and Host Period of Study

    2008 Tel-Aviv Sourasky

    Medical Center, Department of Gastroenterology

    and Hepatology.

    Prof. Ran Oren

    2008

    2009 Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, France.

    Prof. Vlad Ratziu

    2009

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    3. Academic Ranks and Tenure in Institutes of Higher Education

    Rank/Position Name of Institution and Department Dates

    Lecturer School of Public Health, Faculty of Social Welfare and

    Health Sciences, University of Haifa

    2009-2013

    Senior Lecturer School of Public Health, Faculty of Social Welfare and

    Health Sciences, University of Haifa

    2013-present

    Note: * represent activities since last appointment.

    4. Offices in University Academic Administration

    * 2011-

    present

    Responsible for research committee at the School of Public Health,

    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa.

    2013-

    present

    Head of nutrition and behavior stream (starting on March 2013) at

    the School of Public Health, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health

    Sciences, University of Haifa.

    2013-

    present

    A member at the department of Nutrition, Law and Ethics, Center

    for Health, Law and Ethics, University of Haifa.

    * 2013-

    present

    Responsible for the PhD forum at the School of Public Health,

    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa.

    * 2014-

    present

    A member at the PhD committee of the school of public health

    Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa.

    5. Scholarly Positions and Activities outside the University

    a. Professional Experience

    1999- present Dietitian and Researcher. Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical

    Center

    1999- 2009 Dietitian and Group manager. Clalit Healthcare Services.

    1999-2001 Manager of the nutrition field in "Mishan" Givataim

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    geriatric institute.

    2006-2007 Manager of internet nutrition forum for Clalit Health

    Services.

    2009-2010 Researcher responsible for the construction of a long

    term health promotion program for low socioeconomic

    population. The Samuel Neaman Institute, the Technion.

    2012- present A member of the editorial board of "Liver International".

    2012- present A member at the National Committee for Nutrition,

    Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, the Ministry of

    Health.

    2012-2013 A member at the Israel Science Foundation (ISF) Public

    health committee.

    2013-present A member of the editorial board of "World journal of

    Gastroenterology".

    *2014 A member at the scientific team writing position

    statement with guidelines on nutrition for cardiovascular

    disease prevention on behalf of the Israel heart society.

    *2014 Guest Editor of a special topic "Non-Alcoholic

    Steatohepatitis: Pathogenesis and Clinical

    Management", BioMed Research International.

    b. Membership in Professional Associations

    2000- present The Israeli Nutrition Association – ATID.

    2002- present The Israeli Association for the Study of the Liver.

    2010- present The European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL).

    2012- present The American Association for the Study of the Liver (AASLD).

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    6. Participation in Scholarly Conferences

    a. Active Participation- Abroad

    Role Subject of Lecture/ Discussion /Comments /poster

    Place of Conference

    Name of Conference

    Date No.

    Poster The prevalence of primary nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in the Israeli population and the association with biochemical and anthropometric measures.

    Lisbon European Association for the Study of the Liver

    09/04 1.

    Oral presentation

    A double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial of Orlistat for the treatment of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

    Boston American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

    10/04 2.

    Poster Does weight loss improve liver histopathology in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease?

    Paris European Association for the Study of the Liver

    04/05 3.

    Poster 1) Increased prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with acute myocardial infarction independent of BMI.

    San Francisco

    American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

    11/05 4.

    Poster 2) Is nonalcoholic fatty liver disease an independent predictor of the metabolic syndrome?

    5.

    Poster 3) Hyperinsulinemia is a predictor of elevated serum ALT levels even after adjustment to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and liver histology.

    6.

    Poster Serum ALT is not a reliable screening tool for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in the general population.

    Vienna European Association for the Study of the Liver

    04/06 7.

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    Role Subject of Lecture/ Discussion /Comments /poster

    Place of Conference

    Name of Conference

    Date No.

    Poster Long term nutritional intake and the risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; A population based study.

    Barcelona European Association for the Study of the Liver

    04/07 8.

    Poster Role of physical activity in non- alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD): A population based study.

    Boston American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

    11/07 9.

    Poster A comparison between the hepatorenal ultrasound index and steatotest for the non- invasive quantification of liver steatosis.

    Milan European Association for the Study of the Liver

    04/08 10.

    Poster Can serum leptin and adiponectin predict liver injury in patients with NAFLD? A study in the general population.

    Copenhagen European Association for the Study of the Liver

    04/09 11.

    Poster Discordance between three successive Fibroscan measurements mirrors the variability of liver fibrosis.

    Copenhagen European Association for the Study of the Liver

    04/09 12.

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    Role Subject of Lecture/ Discussion /Comments /poster

    Place of Conference

    Name of Conference

    Date No.

    Keynote speaker and a speaker in a panel discussion

    Effect of diet, exercise and anti- obesity drugs on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

    Bologna European Association for the Study of the Liver

    09/09 13.

    Poster 1) A comparison of fatty liver index with three non- invasive methods for the detection and quantification of liver steatosis: regular ultrasound, hepatorenal ultrasound index and steatotest.

    Vienna European Association for the Study of the Liver

    04/10 14.

    Poster 2) The hepatorenal ultrasound index is correlated with obesity, ALT, insulin and adipocytokines.

    15.

    Invited speaker

    Case study: lifestyle modification in a patient with fatty liver.

    Torino European Association for the Study of the Liver Clinical School of Hepatology

    05/10 16.

    Poster 1) Comparison of FibroTest to other calculated scores for liver fibrosis as a screening for advanced NAFLD in the general population.

    Nice European Association for the Study of the Liver

    01/11 17.

    Poster 2) Is there an association between coffee consumption and NAFLD or presumed NASH and fibrosis in a general adult population?

    18.

    Poster Incidence and regression rates of NAFLD in seven years follow up of a cohort from the general population.

    Berlin European Association for the Study of the Liver

    04/11 19.

    Keynote speaker

    Metabolic and clinical aspects of fructose, soft drinks, and obesity-related disorders.

    Athens, Georgia

    University of Georgia global health symposium

    09/11 20.

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    Role Subject of Lecture/ Discussion /Comments /poster

    Place of Conference

    Name of Conference

    Date No.