Prof. Ran Balicer, MD, PhD, MPH serves as Founding Director of the Clalit Research Institute, the WHO Collaborating Center on Non-Communicable Diseases Research, Prevention and Control. In Parallel, he serves as Director of Innovation and Director of the Health Policy Planning Dpt. for Clalit – Israel’s largest healthcare organization.
In these roles, he is responsible for strategic planning of novel organization-wide interventions for improving healthcare quality, reducing disparities and increasing effectiveness.
These include the introduction of innovative data-driven tools into practice – predictive modeling, real-life effectiveness studies, decision support tools and proactive care models.
Prof. Balicer serves as a Public Health Professor and MPH Track Director at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University, as Chair of the Israeli Society for Quality in Healthcare, and as an Advisor to the World Health Organization, in projects focusing on non-communicable diseases monitoring, prevention and control, Healthy Aging and Integrated Healthcare Systems.