Past studies

 Evaluating an intervention program for reducing the use of drugs and alcohol in the workplace

  • Researchers: Prof. Orna Baron-Epel, Dr. Shiran Bord, Dr. Riki Tesler
  • In cooperation with the Israel Anti-Drug Authority 
  • Executive Summary

Preliminary study for the development of a unique model for a well-baby clinic in Jisr az-Zarqa

  • Researchers: Prof. Orna Baron-Epel, Dr. Shiran Bord
  • The study was carried out in cooperation with, as well as funded by, the Haifa District Ministry of Health
  • Executive Summary

Evaluation of the Israeli Scouts’ program: ‘Alcohol, you don’t need it’!

  • Researchers: Prof. Orna Baron-Epel, Dr. Shiran Bord, Dr. Riki Tesler
  • Funding: The Israel Anti-Drug Authority

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 Gesser-Edelsbourg, Prof. Orna Baron-Epel
  • The study was conducted as part of an MPH thesis in the University of Haifa School of Public Health, with funding by and collaboration with Maccabi Healthcare services.

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
  • Hayek, S., Tessler, R., Bord, S., Endevelt, R., Satran, C., Livne, I., ... & Baron-Epel, O. (2017). Do Israeli health promoting schools contribute to students’ healthy eating and physical activity habits? Health Promotion International [Epub ahead of print] 

Developing an intervention to improve road safety in Arab municipalities via public participation

  • Researchers: Prof. Orna Baron-Epel, Dr. Shalhevet Tzor, Dr. Wafa Elias
  • Funding: Ran Naor, Or Yarok

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 thesis at the University of Haifa School of Public Health, in collaboration with Maccabi Healthcare services
  • Executive Summary (in Hebrew and in English)

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 Israel Anti-Drug Authority

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

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

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
  • Executive Summary

Arab teens - What do they say, how do they behave, and how it is possible to improve their attitudes towards road safety?

  • Researchers: Dr. Anat Geser-Edelsburg, Dr. Mina Tzemach, Dr. Tzipi Lotan, Dr. Hanin Perah, Miss Anat Grimberg, Dr. Wafa Elias
  • Funding: Igud Insurance

Evaluation of the “healthy lifestyles” intervention program implemented in child-care centers in the Haifa municipality  

  • Researchers: Prof. Orna Baron-Epel, Ms. Elinor Tiram, Dr. Riki Tesler, Dr. Shiran Bord
  • In collaboration with Leora Goldman, Haifa District Ministry of Health
  • Funding: Ministry of Health
  • Executive Summary