Prof. Kobi Peleg

Prof. Kobi Peleg

Prof. Kobi Peleg served as the head of the Israeli National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research.  Prof. Peleg served as the head for the Executive Master for multi-disciplinary program of disaster and emergency management in Tel-Aviv University, too. In this capacity, Prof. Peleg leads research and education activities in various fields of trauma epidemiology, with special interest in disasters and terror related injury and EMS. He earned a Ph.D. in Health Administration and Policy, focus in Emergency Medicine Organization from the Ben Gurion University in Israel, and a Master's in Public Health from the Uniformed Health Services University in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. Prof. Peleg has vast practical and theoretical experience in disasters. He formerly served as head of the medical brunch in the homeland command in the 1st "Gulf War" and was responsible for the planning, preparedness, organization and training: conventional and unconventional. He organized and participated in the Israeli Field Hospital team to Rwanda in 1995, and served as the deputy commanding officer of the IDF delegation in the Emergency Field Hospital to the Armenian earthquake site in 1988. Additionally, Prof. Peleg was the chief of the IDF military medical school (col.). Prof. Peleg served as the Chair of  WADEM (World Association Disaster and Emergency Medicine) Board of Directors. Prof. Peleg is one of the UNDAC (Unted Nation Disaster Assessment & Coordination) world experts. Prof. Peleg is a faculty member and visiting Professor at 5 universities as: the Czech Technical University, European Master for Disaster Medicine in  Piamonte-Italy, the New York Medical College and more. Prof. Peleg erved as the Senior Advisor to the Israeli Minister of Health. Prof. Peleg was a member of the executive board of Magen-David-Adom (Israeli EMS).

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