Associate Professor Yoram Barak
University of Otago – Dunedin School of Medicine
Department of Psychological Medicine
Dr Yoram Barak is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Otago School of Medicine, Dunedin and consultant psychogeriatrician at the SDHB. He is the convernor of the 4th year students for the department of psychological medicine.
Trained in medicine and psychiatry at the Sackler School of Medicine. In 1993 he became an Israel Medical Scientific Council Specialist in Psychiatry, and in 2004 was awarded a Master in Health Administration from Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
Past president of the Israeli Association of Old-Age Psychiatry, and is on the editorial board of the Israel Journal of Psychiatry and the Open Psychiatry Journal.
Research interest include multiple sclerosis, cancer, a wide range of psychiatric conditions with special emphasis on old-age psychiatry, and suicide. He has published extensively in these areas. ans is author or co-author of over 175 peer-reviewed journal articles . His book “Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease” has recently been published in the US.
The use of technology for the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease will be the main objective related to MedTech CoRE.