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Head, Department of Epidemiology & Database Analysis, Maccabi Institute for Research & Innovation, Maccabi Healthcare Services

Head, Academic Department of Public Health, Medical Division, Maccabi Healthcare Services

Chair, Health System Administration Track, MPH program, School Of Public Health, Tel Avi University 

Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine Division, School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University       

Adjunct Investigator, Radiation Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology and Genetics, National Institute of Cancer, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda (MD), USA 


Prof. Gabriel Chodick, PhD, MHA, is the Head of the Epidemiology and Database Research department, in MaccabiTech. Prof. Chodick is an Associate Professor at the School of Public Health in Tel Aviv University and an adjunct researcher at the Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics at the NIH. He earned an MSc and PhD degrees in Epidemiology from Tel Aviv University, where he also completed his Master's degree in Health Administration from the Recanati School of Management. He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the School of Public Health, UNC at Chapel Hill and completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD. Prof. Chodick is the co-director of the Israel International Program Development at Northwestern University at TAU. He is a board member of the Healthcare Systems research Network in the US, and other international research projects.


As an embedded researcher in a large healthcare provider in Israel, Prof. Chodick is responsible both externally funded and operationally focused observational database research in various areas including epidemiology of chronic diseases, pharmacoepidemiology, dissemination research, delivery care studies, safety issues, as well as comparative effectiveness analyses.  

Research Interests

  • Database research
  • Pharamcoepidemiology
  • Comparative effectiveness
  • Radiation epidemiology
  • Technology assessment 

Selected Publications

Selected publications (from the last three years)

Trabert B, Chodick G, Shalev V, Sella T, Longnecker MP, McGlynn KA. Gestational diabetes and the risk of cryptorchidism and hypospadias. Epidemiology. 2014;25:152-3.

Shalev V, Goldshtein I,  Halpern Y, Chodick G. Association between persistence with statins and reduction of low density lipoprotein cholesterol: analysis of real-life data from community settings. Pharmacotherapy 2014;34:1-8

Flash -Luzzatti S, Weil C, Shalev V, Oron T,  Chodick G. Long-term Secular Trends in the Age at Menarche in Israel: a systematic literature review and pooled analysis. Hormone Research in Pediatrics 2014;81:266-271.

Arbel Y, Weitzman D, Raz R , Steinvil A, Zeltser D, Berliner B, Chodick G, Shalev V. Red Blood Cell Distribution Width and the Risk of Cardiovascular Morbidity and All-Cause Mortality: A population-Based Study.  Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2014;111:300-7

Tvito-Green R, Reich E, Robenshtok E, Chodick G, Ron-Kella Y, Stiebel-Kalish H. Third-generation ELISA Thyrotropin-Receptor Antibody Levels as an Adjuvant Tool to Guide Management of Patients with Graves' Orbitopathy. Endocrine Practice  2014 Feb;20(2):145-9.

Simon Tuval T,Triki N,Chodick G, Greenberg D. Determinants of cost-related non-adherence to medications among chronically ill patients in Maccabi Healthcare Services, Israel. Value in Health Regional Issues 2014; 4C: 41-46.

Dar L, Shalev V, Weitzman D, Chodick G, Arnson Y, Amital H. No male predominance in offspring of women with rheumatoid arthritis or systemic lupus erythematosus. Immunol Res. 2014;60:361-5.

Weitzman D, Chodick G, Shalev V,  Grossman C, Grossman E. The prevalence and factors associated with resistant hypertension in a large health maintenance organization. Hypertension 2014;64:501-7. 

Coresh J, Turin TC, Matsushita K, Sang Y, Ballew SH, Appel LJ, Arima H, Chadban SJ, Cirillo M, Djurdjev O, Green JA, Heine GH, Inker LA, Irie F, Ishani A, Ix JH, Kovesdy CP, Marks A, Ohkubo T, Shalev V, Shankar A, Wen CP, de Jong PE, Iseki K, Stengel B, Gansevoort RT, Levey AS; for the CKD Prognosis Consortium. Decline in Estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate and Subsequent Risk of End-Stage Renal Disease and Mortality. JAMA 2014 25;311:2518-31

Stiebel-Kalish H, Serov I, Sella R, Chodick G, Snir M. Childhood overweight or obesity increases the risk of IIH recurrence 5-fold. International Journal of Obesity 2014;38:1475-7. 

Shalev V, Weil C, Raz R, Goldshtein I, Weitzman D, Chodick G. Trends in statin therapy initiation during the period 2000-2010 in Israel.European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 2014;70:557-64

Arbelle JE, Chodick G, Goldstein A, Porath A. Multiple chronic disorders - health care system’s modern challenge in the Maccabi Health Care System. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2014;3:29.

Levkovitch-Verbin H, Shalev V,  Zigman N, Chodick G, Goldschtein I. The Maccabi glucoma study- treatment patterns and persistence with glaucoma therapy in a large Israeli health maintanance organization. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 2014;55:4318.

Levkovitch-Verbin H, Goldshtein I, Chodick G, Zigman N, Shalev V. The Maccabi Glaucoma Study: Prevalence and Incidence of Glaucoma in a Large Israeli Health Maintenance Organization. American Journal of Ophthalmology 2014;158:402-408.
Makov M, Chodick G, Mohnike K, Otonkoski T, Huopio H, Banerjee I, Cave H, Polak M, Christesen HT, Hussain K, Deleon D, Stanley C, Cappa M, Ramos O,Zangen D, Laron Z.Congenital hyperinsulinism, neonatal diabetes and the risk of malignancies: an international collaborative study. Preliminary communication. Diabet Med. 2015;32:701-3.
Sella T, Goren I, Shalev V, Shapira H,  Zandbank J, Rosenblum J,  Kimlin MG, Chodick G. Incidence Trends of Keratinocytic Skin Cancers and Melanoma in Israel 2006-2011. British Journal of Dermatology 2015;172:202-7.
Peleg N, Zevit N,  Shamir R, Chodick G,  Levy I. Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Rates and Reasons for Non-vaccination in Children with Gastrointestinal Disorders. Vaccine 2015;33:182-6. 
Moshe S, Izhaki R, Chodick G, Segal N, Yagev Y, Finestone AS, Juven Y. Predictors of return to work with upper limb  disorders. Occup Med (Lond). 2015 Oct;65(7):564-9.
Yu J, Goldshtein I, Shalev V, Chodick G, Ish-Shalom S, Sharon O, Modi A.Association of gastrointestinal events and osteoporosis treatment initiation in newly diagnosed osteoporotic Israeli women. Int J Clin Pract. 2015;69:1007-14.

Diamond G, Senecky Y , Reichman H, Inbar D,  Chodick G. Parental perception of developmental vulnerability after inter-country adoption: a 10-year follow-up study: longitudinal study after inter-country adoption. Int J Disabil Hum Dev 2015; 14: 75–80.

Livni G, Chodick G, Yaari A, Tirosh N,  Ashkenazi S. Attitudes, knowledge and factors related to acceptance of influenza vaccine by pediatric healthcare workers. Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases 2015;3:111–117

Muhsen K, Chodick G, Goren S , Anis E , Ziv-Baran T , Shalev V, Cohen D. Change in incidence of clinic visits for all-cause and rotavirus gastroenteritis in young children following the introduction of universal rotavirus vaccination in Israel Eurosurveillance 2015;20.

Chodick G, Levin M, Kleinerman RA, Shwarz M, Shalev V, Ashkenazi S, Horev G. Differences in characteristics of pediatric patients undergoing computed tomography between hospitals and primary care settings: implications for assessing cancer follow-up studies. Isr J Health Policy Res. 2015;4:33.

Matsushita K, Coresh J, Sang Y, Chalmers J, Fox C, Guallar E, Jafar T, Jassal SK, Landman GW, Muntner P, Roderick P, Sairenchi T, Schöttker B, Shankar A, Shlipak M, Tonelli M, Townend J, van Zuilen A, Yamagishi K, Yamashita K, Gansevoort R, Sarnak M, Warnock DG, Woodward M, Ärnlöv J; CKD Prognosis Consortium. Estimated glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria for prediction of cardiovascular outcomes: a collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant data. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2015;3:514-525.

James MT, Grams ME, Woodward M, Elley CR, Green JA, Wheeler DC, de Jong P, Gansevoort RT, Levey AS, Warnock DG, Sarnak MJ; CKD Prognosis Consortium. A Meta-analysis of the association of estimated GFR, albuminuria, diabetes mellitus, and hypertension with acute kidney Injury. Am J Kidney Dis. 2015;66:602-612.

Tunceli K, Goldshtein I , Yu S, Sharon O, Brodovicz K, Gadir N, Katzeff H, Voss B, Radican L, Chodick G, Shalev V, Maor Y, Karasik A. Adherence to treatment guidelines in Type 2 diabetes patients failing metformin monotherapy in a real-world setting. Diabetes Management 2015;5:17-24.

Goldshtein I, Chandler J, Shalev, V, Ish–Shalom, S, Nguyen, AM, Rouach V, Chodick G. Osteoporosis in the community: findings from a novel computerized registry in a large health organization in Israel. J Aging Res Clin Practice 2015;4:59-65.

Chodick G, Weitzman D, Varda Shalev  V,  Weil C, Amital H. Adherence with statins and the risk of psoriasis: A population-based cohort study. British Journal of Dermatology 2015;173:480-7.

Zelber-Sagi S, Ben-Assuli O, Rabinowich L, Green M, Goldstein A, Magid A, Shalev V, Shibolet O, Chodick G. The association between serum levels of uric-acid and Alanine aminotransferase in a population-based cohort. Liver Int. 2015;35:2408-15.

Nutman A, Chodick G, Shalev V. The potential effects of implementing the 2013 ACC/AHA cholesterol guidelines on the use of statins in a large health maintenance organization in Israel. Value in Health Regional Issues 2015;7:22-26.

Grams ME, Sang Y, Levey AS, Matsushita K, Ballew S, Chang AR, Chow EK, Kasiske BL, Kovesdy CP, Nadkarni GN, Shalev V, Segev DL, Coresh J, Lentine KL, Garg AX; Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium. Kidney-Failure Risk Projection for the Living Kidney-Donor Candidate. N Engl J Med. 2016;374:411-421.

Weil C, Nwankwo C, Friedman M, Kenet G, Chodick G, Shalev V. Epidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection in a large Israeli health maintenance organization. J Med Virol. 2016;88:1044-50.

Tangri N, Grams ME, Levey AS, Coresh J, Appel LJ, Astor BC, Chodick G, Collins AJ, Djurdjev O, Elley CR, Evans M, Garg AX, Hallan SI, Inker LA, Ito S, Jee SH, Kovesdy CP, Kronenberg F, Heerspink HJ, Marks A, Nadkarni GN, Navaneethan SD, Nelson RG, Titze S, Sarnak MJ, Stengel B, Woodward M, Iseki K; CKD Prognosis Consortium. Multinational Assessment of Accuracy of Equations for Predicting Risk of Kidney Failure: A Meta-analysis. JAMA 2016; 315:164-74.

Sharman Moser S, Yu J, Goldshtein I, Ish-Shalom S, Rouach V, Shalev V, Modi A, CChodick G. Cost and Consequences of Nonadherence With Oral Bisphosphonate Therapy: Findings From a Real-World Data Analysis. Ann Pharmacother. 2016;50:262-269

Goldshtein I, Shalev V, Zigman N, Chodick G, Levkovitch-Verbin H. The Maccabi Glaucoma Study: Treatment Patterns and Persistence With Glaucoma Therapy in a Large Israeli Health Maintenance Organization. J Glaucoma. 2016;25:e386-91.

Chodick G, Sigurdson AJ, Kleinerman RA, Sklar CA, Leisenring W, Mertens AC, Stovall M, Smith SA, Weathers RE, Veiga LH, Robison LL, Inskip PD. The Risk of Cataract among Survivors of Childhood and Adolescent Cancer: A Report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Radiat Res. 2016;185:366-374.

Chodick G, Almog M, Ashkenazi A, Sella T. Rotavirus Immunization and Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Nested Case-Control Study. Pediatric Infectious Diseases 2014; 6:147-149.

Kinar Y, Kalkstein N, Akiva P, Levin B, Half EE, Goldshtein I, Chodick G, Shalev V. Development and validation of a predictive model for detection of colorectal cancer in primary care by analysis of complete blood counts: a binational retrospective study. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2016;0:1–12.

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