Prof. Raanan Shamir
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Diseases
Remedy Tours, Monday 07 July 2008 - 18:16:42

Chairman, Institute of Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Diseases at Children's Medical Center of Israel

Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

Associate Professor at the Ruth and Bruce Rappaport faculty of Medicine at the Technion in Haifa

Chairman of the Nutrition Committee of the Israel Pediatric Association,

Chairman of the Israel Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition,

Member of the Committee on Nutrition, European Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN).

Dr. Raanan Shamir received his MD degree in the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel, and was trained in Pediatrics at the Beilinson Medical Center, in Petach-Tiqva, Israel. In the early 90's, he was a fellow at the Division of pediatric gastroenterology and Nutrition at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and came back to Israel to be the Head of the Department of Nutrition at the Israel Ministry of health.

His current research areas include exploring the effects of oral insulin supplementation on the intestine, pediatric nutrition and childhood hyperlipidemia, and celiac disease.

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