Prof. Noomi Katz

Head of the Institutional Research Authority

About

Prof. Naomi Katz holds a Ph.D. in Education of the Health Professions, and a Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern California. Prof. Katz is Prof. Emeritus at the School of Occupational Therapy, The Hebrew University and Hadassah Jerusalem Hospital. She served as Chair of the Graduate School of Occupational Therapy, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Chair of the Israeli Association for Occupational Therapy (ISOT). In addition, Prof. Katz is the founder and first editor of the Israel Journal of Occupational Therapy (IJOT). Prof. Katz has been a member of the American Academy of Occupational Therapy Research since 2005.

Education

.Ph.D
Occupational Therapy, University of Southern California (1981).
.M.A
Occupational Therapy, University of Southern California (1977).
Certification in Occupational Therapy
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1963).

Teaching Areas

Cognitive rehabilitation, cognition and function, cognitive theories and models in occupational therapy, stroke and head injury, mental health, old age, adolescent autistic population, military service and return to work.

Research interests

Cognitive issues in a stroke and head injury and return to work, cognitive problems in mental health, old age, adolescent autistic population, distant vision program and military service.