Dr. Yael Zilbershlag

Head of Geriatrics Department and lecturer in Occupational Therapy


Dr. Yael Zilbershlag served as head of occupational therapy in the geriatric system in the Central District of Maccabi Health Services, managed occupational therapy services in several nursing homes and day centers, and served as a board member of Agam Clinic (multi-professional geriatric diagnostic services).


Faculty of Welfare and Health Sciences, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Haifa, 2015.
Master's degree
Gerontology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University, 2007.
Occupational Therapy, Tel Aviv University, 1993.

Teaching Areas

Gerontology, Geriatric Occupational Therapy, PBT - case studies in the field of geriatrics, from student to ‎professional

Research interests

Gerontology and Geriatrics