Directors of The center:
Professor Simon Shimshon Rubin:
With over three decades of experience in research theoretical work, and clinical practice recommendations, Professor Simon Shimshon Rubin of the University of Haifa's Department of Psychology, an eminent clinician and researcher, is uniquely qualified to lead the International Center for the Study of Loss and Bereavement. Working with colleagues and students from Israel and abroad, Professor Rubin and the Center for the Study of Loss, Bereavement and Emotional Resilience will strive to make a difference to those affected by loss and bereavement. Professor Rubin is also the Chariman of the Clinical Psychology Program at the University of Haifa.
Dr. Ruth Malkinson - Director of Training: a preeminent scholar, clinician, and researcher in Social Work and Bereavement, is responsible for development of direct intervention.
Dr.Ofri Bar-Nadav - Director of Research
The center staff:
Professor Eliazer viztum
Professor Rivka Yahav.
Clinical and Research Affiliates:
Dr. Eti Ablin
Dr. Hend Esmael
Prof. Yohanan Eshel
Dr. Mariana Gaitini
Professor Mooli Lahad
Dr. Ronit Shalev
Current MA – Elinor Abado
Current MA- PhD Studies - Alexander Manevich
Current Phd – Dr. Mor Schori-Stahl, Dr. Mor Avner
The center colleague
Professor Aaron Ben-Zeev – President of The University Of Haifa and philosopher.
Professor Amnon Carmi
Professor Menachem Kelner – philosophy and Jewish Studies.
Professor Hadas Wiseman - Education, Psychology, Trauma and Holocaust.
Dr. Chaim Pollock - Jewish Studies.
Professor Avi Sagi Schwartz.
Past and Current Overseas Consultants:
Professor Robert A. Neimeyer - University of Memphis.
Professor Phylis R. Silverman (died 2016) - Massachusetts General Hospital Health studies.