Dr. Moran Bodas is the acting director of the National Center for Trauma & Emergency Medicine Research at the Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research. He is also a lecturer at the Department of Disaster Management (School of Public Health, Tel-Aviv University). His research focuses on the socio-psychological aspects of disaster management, public resilience, preparedness and public health. His PhD dissertation explored the mechanisms of public preparedness to armed conflicts in Israel and means to promote preparedness behavior. He performed his post-doctoral fellowship at CRIMEDIM (University of East Piedmont, Italy), and is involved in several research projects in the field of disaster medicine, humanitarian aid, and emergency management. Previously, he served as a CBRN defense officer at the Israeli Ministry of Defense and as the CTO of PrevenTech ltd, a private company specialized in CBRN Defense.