is a founding director of Soroka Clinical Research Center. Prior to his current position, Prof. Novack served as a Medical Director at Harvard Clinical Research Institute. His epidemiology training allows for the bridging a gap between the clinical questions and statistical apparatus. He has designed and contributed to the design of more than 50 feasibility and pivotal trials for FDA approval. Prof. Novack is Professor of Medicine at Faculty of Health Sciences at Ben-Gurion University, attending in the Division of Medicine at Soroka University Medical Center and Senior Scientist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School. He is an Associate and Statistical Editor of the European Journal of Internal Medicine. He has more than 150 scientific publications in peer reviewed journals. His scientific interests include investigation of the health effects of the air pollution.