Dr Yacov Fogelman

Yacov Fogelman has been trained in Family Medicine. He is the Head of Family Medicine Residency in the Northern region of Kupat Holim Leumit and is a Senior Family Medicine Specialist and Clinical Instructor at the Technion, Israeli Institute of Technology in Haifa. Dr. Fogelman is Lecturer in the two years Residency Course in Family Practice. He is the Manager Integrator of the Obesity Treatment Teamwork Scheme in Primary Care Setting. He has been the Head of the Israeli Experts Group which produced ‘Obesity Managing Guidelines’ for the Israeli Medical Association in March 2003. He has also written numerous papers and manuscripts on the subjects of obesity and primary care. Dr Fogelman is a Member of the scientific Committee and Board of the Balkan Society for the Study and Treatment of Obesity. Since the year 2000 Dr Fogelman has been a member of the Scientific Committee and Board of the Israeli Society for the Research and Treatment of Obesity. Lastly, Dr Fogelman was nominated member of the SCOPE Strand I Registration Committee and is currently is the Treasurer in the ISRTO.