Past studies

Examining the effect of health topics in the television series "Ha-Alufa" on the attitudes and planned behavior of adolescents.

  • Researchers: Ms. Chen Zaretsky, Dr. Anat Gasser-Adelsbourg, Prof. Orna Baron-Epel
  • The study was conducted as part of an MPH thesis in the School of Public Health, with funding and collaboration of Maccabi Healthcare services. The research features an entertainment-education approach.

Healthy and active lifestyle in the education system

  • Researchers: Prof. Orna Baron-Epel, Ms. Riki Tesler, Ms. Shiran Bord, Ms.Carmit Satran, Dr. Ronit Endvelt, Dr. Mohammed Khatib, Dr. Yossi Harel-Fisch.
  • Funding: the Ministry of Education.

Evaluation of an intervention program for lifestyle-change in the homes of overweight children

  • Researchers: Prof. Orna Baron-Epel, Dr. Ronit Endvelt, Esther Katzoti.
  • The study was conducted as part of an MPH thesisat the School of Public Health, in collaboration with Maccabi Healthcare services.

Developing an alcohol intervention in Acre in collaboration with the University of Haifa's Jewish-Arab Center

  • Researchers: Prof. Orna Baron-Epel, Ms. Shiran Bord, Ms. Riki Tesler, Ms. Chen Zaretsky

Evaluating the intervention program "grownups don't drink" for 5th and 6th grade students

  • Researchers: Prof. Orna Baron-Epel, Ms. Shiran Bord, Ms. Riki Tesler
  • Funding: the Israel Anti-Drug Authority, in collaboration with the Psychological-Counseling Service of the Ministry of Education, Israel.

Evaluating the intervention program "Anchor for Life" for 10th-12th grade students

  • Researchers: Prof. Orna Baron-Epel, Ms. Shiran Bord, Ms. Riki Tesler, Ms. Chen Zaretsky
  • Funding: the Isreal Anti-Drug Authority

Evaluating experiential programs for prevention of traffic accidents among 10th-12th grade students

  • Researchers: Dr. Anat Gesser-Adelsbourg, Prof. Orna Baron-Epel, Dr. Tsippy Lotan (Or Yaork), Dr. Linor Hadar (the Faculty of Education)
  • Funding: The Israel Insurance Association
  • Link to the report