PhD, MPH, Senior Researcher
“My goal is to design and lead health research, based on real world data, which can change policy and support prevention of poor health outcomes.”
Natalie is a senior health researcher, using her specializations in epidemiological study designs and statistical analyses to support various projects at KI.
Previously, Natalie was a senior epidemiologist and data scientist at Clalit Research Institute, the research arm of Israel’s largest HMO. There she developed and implemented organization-wide strategy to prevent hospital readmissions which is used to this day. Additionally, she developed prediction models for patient with infectious diseases and built new registries for patients with rare diseases. Prior to that, Natalie worked at G-STAT as a data scientist, developing predictive models for costumers from various industries. She also worked in the Bureau of Statistics, developing life expectancy models, and generating national demographics studies.
Natalie completed her Postdoctoral fellowship at the School of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. She holds a PhD in Health Policy and Management from Haifa University, an MPH with Epidemiology and Biostatistics specialization and a BSc in Statistics, Sociology and Anthropology from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Natalie is a mom of three lovely kids and loves staying active with Pilates and Zumba. She likes nature hiking, skiing and ice skating and plays the accordion since she was eight.