Welcome to the new website of the University of Haifa Health and Risk Communication Research Center.

The Haifa University Health and Risk Communication Research Center is a multidisciplinary center dedicated to the promotion of research, theory and practice in these fields. It was founded in 2016 by Dr. Anat Gesser-Edelsburg. The purpose of the center is to create a research-based basis for the development, support and implementation of risk communication programs, position papers and campaigns in health organizations and government ministries in Israel; to promote cooperation and dialogue between academe, the health organizations and the public; to promote academic education in this area; and to improve risk communication to inform and empower the public.

The center's faculty includes researchers from Israel and abroad from different disciplines (epidemiology, nutrition, social marketing, emergency preparedness, health communication, risk communication, health and environment), who research and build multidisciplinary programs.