Professor - ALYN Hospital

Prof. Tamar Weiss directs and manages clinical research projects at the University of Haifa’s Laboratory for Innovations in Rehabilitation Technology and is a research consultant at ALYN Hospital. Her research involves development and evaluation of novel assistive technologies including co-located and online technologies to explore the effect of individual and collaborative rehabilitation. As lead researcher with the Gertner Institute led by Prof. Mordechai Shani she developed and evaluated ReAbility Online, a tele-rehabilitation system which won first prize in the 2014 AbbVie-TEDMED competition for sustainable healthcare. Prof. Weiss’ research has been funded by the European Union, the Israel Science Foundation, the Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology and the Israeli Center of Research Excellence: Learning in a NetworKed Society. She has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, co-edited two books, and delivered numerous keynote addresses at international conferences.