Neora Alterman BSc, MSc

Third year DPhil Student

Biography

Neora joined NPEU in 2015 as a DPhil student. Her previous degrees are both from Tel-Aviv University: A Bachelor of Scienc in biology and chemistry and a Masters in Medical Sciences in the field of human genetics. Her master’s thesis focused on the rare genetic recessive disorder ‘Ataxia-Telangiectasia’.

After the birth of her first daughter, Neora decided to make a shift to the perinatal field. In order to gain direct professional knowledge of the field, she first trained as a doula (birth-support professional) and childbirth educator. In preparation for her doctoral studies, she took graduate courses in epidemiology and statistics at Tel- Aviv University. Her research passion is to continue to unlock the multifaceted factors of the perinatal period and their long term effects on the child.