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San Antonians Visit Hadassah Hospital
Mayor Julian Castro and a delegation of San Antonio Texas business and community leaders visited the Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem as part of their Economic Study Mission to Israel. Their program included a presentation by Prof. Itamar Raz and Dr. Roy Eldor of Hadassah's Diabetes Unit and another by Yael Rogel-Fuchs, PhD, Vice President of Hadasit, Hadassah technology transfer company, and Atty. Ophir Shahaf, CEO of Hadasit Bio-Holdings Ltd., which manages the portfolio of Hadasit companies traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and the American over-the-counter (OTC) market.
During their visit they viewed the Charlotte R. Bloomberg Mother and Child Center and met with Prof. Avi Rivkind, Head of the Department of Surgery and the Shock Trauma Unit (left), who described the unique features of Hadassah's Shock Trauma Unit and explained how Hadassah handles both daily and mass casualty trauma events.