Page 3 - New Heights Fall 2017
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CONTENTS



                                                                2    President Ron Robin and Rector Gustavo Mesch
                                                                     Welcome Back Students and Staff

                                                                4    Raphael Beyar, CEO of Rambam Health Care Campus,
                                                                      on the Health Discovery Tower Partnership
                                                                6    Can Universal Healthcare Baskets be ‘Enough’?


                             FEA TURES                          8    A Silver Lining for Chronic Pain Sufferers

                                     What are we doing         14    New Study Links a Genetic Mutation in Male DNA
                                                                     to Exceptional Longevity
                                     to protect the
                                     Mediterranean?            15    PhD Student Spotlight: Sawsan Kheir explores religious
                                                                     values among Druze and Muslim students in modern society
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                                                               16    Alumni Spotlight: Literary works on Ethiopian Jewry
                                                                     as catalysts for social change
                                                               18    Friends Around the World
                                     Taking Digital
                                     Humanities to the         20    New Donor Garden Nearing Completion
                                     forefront of Israeli
                                     academia
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