PROF. PERLA WERNER
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Professor Perla Werner completed her B.A. in Sociology at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and received her Ph.D. (with distinction) from the Department of Sociology at the University of Maryland.
Prof. Werner has been involved in gerontological research since 1978 and has contributed to the expansion of knowledge in the area of psycho-social aspects of Alzheimer's disease and other dementing disorders. She has published over 190 papers in peer-review journals and has received numerous grants from prestigious sources such as the National Institute of Aging, the Israeli Science Foundation, Alzheimer's Association and more.
Prof. Werner served as the Head of the Department of Gerontology between 2004 – 2006 and as the Dean of the Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences. She is the current head of the Center for the Research and Study of Aging at the University of Haifa.