Chair, Community Medicine and Epidemiology, Technion Faculty of Medicine and Carmel Medical Center 
Director, National Cancer Control Center, Clalit Health Services

Dr. Rennert is the Director of the CHS National Cancer Control Center in Israel and of the National Breast and Colorectal Cancer Detection Programs of Israel. He is also the Chairman of the Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine at Carmel Medical Center and the School of Medicine of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa.

Dr. Rennert’s research is mainly focused on population-based molecular epidemiology studies of gene-environment interactions in the etiology of cancer, mainly of breast, colon, lung and gynecological cancers. His research group takes special interest in the unique genetic make-up of the Israeli population and its influence on the risk of cancer, on the development of means of cancer prevention and on the natural history of the disease, including the diagnostic process and response to treatment.

Dr. Rennert received his MD degree from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Medical School and his PhD in Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina School of Public Health in Chapel Hill.

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