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Pinny Halpern

Pinchas ("Pinny") Halpern, M.D., is Clinical Associate Professor in Anesthesia, Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel and Chair - Department of Emergency Medicine, Tel Aviv Medical Center. He is Visiting Professor at the Universities of Eastern Piedmont, Italy and the Free University of Brussels, Belgium and Staff Member of the European Master of Disaster Medicine.
Prof. Halpern trained in Hyperbaric Medicine at the Israeli Naval Medical Institute and is a Commander in the Israel Navy Reserves.  He trained in Anesthesiology in Tel Aviv and in Critical Care Medicine at the Ohio State University.  He is Past President and current Member of the Board of the Israeli Association for Emergency Medicine, Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee of Magen David Adom National EMS and member of its Board of Directors.  He is member of multiple national committees on emergency and disaster preparedness including the National Expert Committee on HAZMAT Preparedness and led the effort of preparing for Critical Care in Disasters.
Prof. Halpern led training missions in Emergency and Disaster Medicine to Ethiopia, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Jordan, Poland, and USA among other places and participated in disaster relief efforts in the Turkey earthquake.

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