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School of Public Health: Lahad Amnon

Researchers / חוקרים

 Last updated December 2021 - School of Public Health

List of Publications

(1) Paltiel O, Hochner H, Chinitz D, Clarfield AM, Gileles-Hillel A, Lahad A, et al. Academic activism on behalf of children during the COVID-19 pandemic in Israel; beyond public health advocacy. Isr J Health Policy Res 2021;10(1).

(2) Yechieli M, Gulsuner S, Ben-Pazi H, Fattal A, Aran A, Kuzminsky A, et al. Diagnostic yield of chromosomal microarray and trio whole exome sequencing in cryptogenic cerebral palsy. J Med Genet 2021.

(3) Manchanda R, Lieberman S, Gaba F, Lahad A, Levy-Lahad E. Population Screening for Inherited Predisposition to Breast and Ovarian Cancer. Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet 2020;21:373-412.

(4) Lieberman S, Tomer A, Ben-Chetrit A, Olsha O, Strano S, Beeri R, et al. Correction: Population screening for BRCA1/BRCA2 founder mutations in Ashkenazi Jews: proactive recruitment compared with self-referral (Genetics in Medicine, (2017), 19, 7, (754-762), 10.1038/gim.2016.182). Gen Med 2020;22(3):672.

(5) Mark Clarfield A, Skorecki K, Paltiel O, Glick SM, Beyar R, Yehuda DB, et al. American funding cutback to East Jerusalem hospitals: A blow to the health of the city. Am J Public Health 2018;108(12):1624-1625.

(6) Lieberman S, Lahad A, Tomer A, Koka S, BenUziyahu M, Raz A, et al. Familial communication and cascade testing among relatives of BRCA population screening participants. Gen Med 2018;20(11):1446-1454.

(7) Lahad A, Bazemore A, Petek D, Phillips WR, Merenstein D. How can we change medical students' perceptions of a career in family medicine? Marketing or substance? Isr J Health Policy Res 2018;7(1).

(8) Merenstein DJ, D'Amico FJ, Vinker S, Petterson S, Lahad A. Evidence-based HMO care for prostate specific antigen testing. Int J Health Plann Manage 2018;33(1):265-271.

(9) Lieberman S, Tomer A, Ben-Chetrit A, Olsha O, Strano S, Beeri R, et al. Population screening for BRCA1/BRCA2 founder mutations in Ashkenazi Jews: Proactive recruitment compared with self-referral. Gen Med 2017;19(7):754-762.

(10) Lieberman S, Lahad A, Tomer A, Cohen C, Levy-Lahad E, Raz A. Population screening for BRCA1/BRCA2 mutations: Lessons from qualitative analysis of the screening experience. Gen Med 2017;19(6):628-634.

(11) Epstein-Sher S, Jaffe DH, Lahad A. Are They Complying? Physicians' Knowledge, Attitudes, and Readiness to Change Regarding Low Back Pain Treatment Guideline Adherence. Spine 2017;42(4):E247-E252.

(12) Lifshitz G, Cohen MJ, Shmilovitz H, Brezis M, Lahad A, Ben-Yehuda A. Physician-facilitated designation of proxy decision-makers: Family physician perceptions. Isr J Health Policy Res 2016;5(1).

(13) Teitelbaum A, Lahad A, Calfon N, Gun-Usishkin M, Lubin G, Tsur A. Overcrowding in psychiatric wards is associated with increased risk of adverse incidents. Med Care 2016;54(3):296-302.

(14) Gazy I, Zeevi DA, Renbaum P, Zeligson S, Eini L, Bashari D, et al. TODRA, a lncRNA at the RAD51 locus, is oppositely regulated to RAD51, and enhances RAD51-dependent DSB (double strand break) repair. PLoS ONE 2015;10(7).

(15) Bitzur R, Rozenman Y, Vinker S, Dikerl D, Shemesh J, Lahad A, et al. ISRAELI GUIDELINES FOR THE TREATMENT OF HYPERLIPIDEMIA - 2014 UPDATE. Harefuah 2015;154(5):330-3, 337-8.

(16) King M-, Lahad A, Levy-Lahad E. In reply. JAMA 2015;313(5):525-526.

(17) Levy-Lahad E, Lahad A, King M-. Precision medicine meets public health: Population screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2. J Natl Cancer Inst 2015;107(1).

(18) Gabai-Kapara E, Lahad A, Kaufman B, Friedman E, Segev S, Renbaum P, et al. Population-based screening for breast and ovarian cancer risk due to BRCA1 and BRCA2. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2014;111(39):14205-14210.

(19) King M-, Levy-Lahad E, Lahad A. Population-based screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2: 2014 Lasker award. JAMA 2014;312(11):1091-1092.

(20) Shani M, Nakar S, Lustman A, Lahad A, Vinker S. Structured nursing follow-up: Does it help in diabetes care? Isr J Health Policy Res 2014;3(1).

(21) Finestone AS, Vulfsons S, Milgrom C, Lahad A, Moshe S, Agar G, et al. The case for orthopaedic medicine in Israel. Isr J Health Policy Res 2013;2(1).

(22) Friedman B, Lahad A, Dresner Y, Vinker S. Long-term statin use and the risk of Parkinson's disease. Am J Managed Care 2013;19(8):626-632.

(23) Lahad A. Low influenza vaccination rate over the age of 65: should we increase the pressure on medical teams? Isr Med Assoc J 2011;13(6):366-367.

(24) Lahad A. Low influenza vaccination rate over the age of 65: Should we increase the pressure on medical teams? Isr Med Assoc J 2011;13(6):365-366.

(25) Twig G, Lahad A, Kochba I, Ezra V, Mandel D, Shina A, et al. Effect of a tailor-made continuous medical education program for primary care physicians on self-perception of physicians' roles and quality of care. Isr Med Assoc J 2010;12(9):521-525.

(26) Karkabi C, Castel OC, Reis S, Shvartzman P, Vinker S, Lahad A. A shift to ambulatory medical education in Israel. Clin Teach 2010;7(2):126-130.

(27) Neville A, Liss Z, Lahad A, Porter B, Shvartzman P. Acute low back pain: Is gatekeeping second best? Isr Med Assoc J 2009;11(11):647-651.

(28) Asleh SA, Lederman M, Weinstein O, Horowitz S, Meir T, Lahad A, et al. Lack of association between the C2 allele of transferrin and age-related macular degeneration in the Israeli population. Ophthalmic Genet 2009;30(4):161-164.

(29) Finestone AS, Raveh A, Mirovsky Y, Lahad A, Milgrom C. Orthopaedists' and family practitioners' knowledge of simple low back pain management. Spine 2009;34(15):1600-1603.

(30) Sahar T, Cohen MJ, Uval-Ne'eman V, Kandel L, Odebiyi DO, Lev I, et al. Insoles for prevention and treatment of back pain: A systematic review within the framework of the cochrane collaboration back review group. Spine 2009;34(9):924-933.

(31) Klutstein M, Balkin J, Butnaru A, Ilan M, Lahad A, Rosenmann D. Tricuspid incompetence following permanent pacemaker implantation. PACE Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 2009;32(SUPPL. 1):S135-S137.

(32) Yaari E, Susser Z, Lahad A, Nesher Y, Kachalsky S, Tal A, et al. Genetic-environmental interactions in asthma and allergy: A study in a closed population exposed to different environments. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2009;102(3):233-237.

(33) Pshetizky Y, Tandeter H, Tabenkin H, Vinker S, Lahad A, Karkabi K, et al. Thirty years of family medicine publications in Israel (1975-2004): What, where, and how much? J Am Board Fam Med 2009;22(1):57-61.

(34) Lahad A, Kinnar T, Stewart-Freedman B. Granting extended responsibilities to nurses and pharmacists - Is it desirable and possible? Harefuah 2008;147(12):1021-1025.

(35) Zuckerman S, Lahad A, Zimran A, Levy-lahad E, Sagi M. Attitudes of couples identified through screening as carriers of Gaucher disease type 1. Clin Genet 2008;74(6):566-570.

(36) Shani M, Taylor TR, Vinker S, Lustman A, Erez R, Elhayany A, et al. Characteristics of diabetics with poor glycemic control who achieve good control. J Am Board Fam Med 2008;21(6):490-496.

(37) Reis S, Lahad A. Clinical guidelines: Clinical guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of chronic low back pain. Harefuah 2008;147(8):735-738.

(38) Zuckerman S, Lahad A, Shmueli A, Zimran A, Peleg L, Orr-Urtreger A, et al. Carrier screening for gaucher disease: Lessons for low-penetrance, treatable diseases. J Am Med Assoc 2007;298(11):1281-1290.

(39) Lahad A, Sarig-Bahat H. Israeli guidelines for prevention of low back pain. Harefuah 2007;146(4):253-257.

(40) Friedman A, Lahad A. Association between maternal and adult offspring utilization of primary healthcare. Isr Med Assoc J 2007;9(2):86-89.

(41) Fenton JJ, Mirza SK, Lahad A, Stern BD, Deyo RA. Variation in reported safety of lumbar interbody fusion: Influence of industrial sponsorship and other study characteristics. Spine 2007;32(4):471-480.

(42) Blay A, Bessler H, Lahad A, Waitman DA, Djaldetti M. Does pneumococcal vaccine reduce influenza morbidity in humans? Vaccine 2007;25(6):1071-1075.

(43) Sahar T, Cohen MJ, Ne'eman V, Kandel L, Odebiyi DO, Lev I, et al. Insoles for prevention and treatment of back pain. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2007(4).

(44) Reis S, Lahad A. Clinical guidelines - Clinical guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of acute low back pain. Harefuah 2007;146(8):631-635.

(45) Simchoni S, Friedman E, Kaufman B, Gershoni-Baruch R, Orr-Urtreger A, Kedar-Barnes I, et al. Familial clustering of site-specific cancer risks associated with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in the Ashkenazi Jewish population. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2006;103(10):3770-3774.

(46) Burton AK, Balagué F, Cardon G, Eriksen HR, Henrotin Y, Lahad A, et al. Chapter 2: European guidelines for prevention in low back pain November 2004. Eur Spine J 2006;15(SUPPL. 2):S136-S168.

(47) Burton AK, Balagué F, Cardon F, Eriksen HR, Henrotin Y, Lahad A, et al. Erratum: "How to prevent low back pain" (Best Practice and Research in Clinical Rheumatology (2005) vol. 19 (541-555) 10.1016/j.berh.2005.03.001). Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 2005;19(6):1095.

(48) Zimlichman E, Lahad A, Aron-Maor A, Kanevsky A, Shoenfeld Y. Measurement of electrical skin impedance of derma-visceral zones as a diagnostic tool for inner organ pathologies: A blinded preliminary evaluation of a new technique. Isr Med Assoc J 2005;7(10):631-634.

(49) Hershko C, Hoffbrand AV, Keret D, Souroujon M, Maschler I, Monselise Y, et al. Role of autoimmune gastritis, Helicobacter pylori and celiac disease in refractory or unexplained iron deficiency anemia. Haematologica 2005;90(5):585-595.

(50) Zimlichman E, Mandel D, Mimouni FB, Vinker S, Kochba I, Kreiss Y, et al. The role of primary care physicians in the Israel Defense Forces: A self-perception study. Isr Med Assoc J 2005;7(3):174-177.

(51) Milgrom C, Finestone A, Lubovsky O, Zin D, Lahad A. A controlled randomized study of the effect of training with orthoses on the incidence of weight bearing induced back pain among infantry recruits. Spine 2005;30(3):272-275.

(52) Burton AK, Balagué F, Cardon G, Eriksen HR, Hänninen O, Harvey E, et al. How to prevent low back pain. Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 2005;19(4):541-555.

(53) Hershko C, Lahad A, Kereth D. Gastropathic sideropenia. Best Pract Res Clin Haematol 2005;18(2 SPEC. ISS.):363-380.

(54) Phillips M, Elstein D, Lahad A, Zimran A, Altarescu G. Lack of correlation between C-reactive protein polymorphism and severity in Gaucher disease. HAEMA 2004;7(1):35-37.

(55) Lev I, Lahad A, Ben-Yehuda A, Sonnenberg A, Lieberman D, Wender RC, et al. Optimal Intervals and Techniques for Screening Sigmoidoscopy [1] (multiple letters). J Am Med Assoc 2003;290(16):2122-2123.

(56) Lahad A, Anshelevitz V, Sonnenblick M, Dwolatzky T. The use of accepted preventive medicine practice among elderly patients in community clinics in the Jerusalem area. Isr Med Assoc J 2003;5(5):352-355.

(57) Smith MA, Perry G, Atwood CS, Bowen RL, Lahad A, Ishay L, et al. Estrogen Replacement and Risk of Alzheimer Disease [1] (multiple letters). J Am Med Assoc 2003;289(9):1100-1102.

(58) Gross-Tsur V, Lahad A, Shalev RS. Use of complementary medicine in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and epilepsy. Pediatr Neurol 2003;29(1):53-55.

(59) Radford N, Church T, Speizer FE, Pearson Murphy BE, Davis SR, Burger HG, et al. Risks of postmenopausal hormone replacement [1] (multiple letters). J Am Med Assoc 2002;288(22):2819-2824.

(60) Paltiel O, Brezis M, Lahad A. Principles for planning the teaching of evidence-based medicine/clinical epidemiology for MPH and medical students. Public Health Rev 2002;30(1-4):261-270.

(61) Lev I, Lahad A, Karni A. Risks of postmenopausal hormone replacement. JAMA 2002;288(22):2821; author reply 2823-2824.

(62) Friedman A, Lahad A. Health behavior in a kibbutz population: Correlations among different modalities of healthcare utilization. Isr Med Assoc J 2001;3(12):898-902.

(63) Gielchinsky Y, Elstein D, Green R, Miller JW, Elstein Y, Algur N, et al. High prevalence of low serum vitamin B12 in a multi-ethnic Israeli population. Br J Haematol 2001;115(3):707-709.

(64) Levy-Lahad E, Lahad A, Eisenberg S, Dagan E, Paperna T, Kasinetz L, et al. A single nucleotide polymorphism in the RAD51 gene modifies cancer risk in BRCA2 but not BRCA1 carriers. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2001;98(6):3232-3236.

(65) Hermoni D, Borkan JM, Pasternak S, Lahad A, Van-Ralte R, Biderman A, et al. Doctor-patient concordance and patient initiative during episodes of low back pain. Br J Gen Pract 2000;50(459):809-810.

(66) Vinker S, Nakar S, Weingarten MA, Abu-Amar H, Alhayani A, Alkalai E, et al. Home visits to the Housebound patient in family practice: A multicenter study. Isr Med Assoc J 2000;2(3):203-206.

(67) Levy-Lahad E, Krieger M, Gottfeld O, Renbaum P, Klein G, Eisenberg S, et al. BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation carriers as potential candidates for chemoprevention trials. J Cell Biochem 2000;77(SUPPL. 34):13-18.

(68) Gielchinsky Y, Elstein D, Hadas-Halpern I, Lahad A, Abrahamov A, Zimran A. Is there a correlation between degree of splenomegaly, symptoms and hypersplenism? A study of 218 patients with Gaucher disease. Br J Haematol 1999;106(3):812-816.

(69) Elstein D, Klutstein MW, Lahad A, Abrahamov A, Hadas-Halpern I, Zimran A. Echocardiographic assessment of pulmonary hypertension in Gaucher's disease. Lancet 1998;351(9115):1544-1546.

(70) Azuri J, Elstein D, Lahad A, Abrahamov A, Hadas-Halpern I, Zimran A. Asymptomatic Gaucher disease implications for large-scale screening. Genet Test 1998;2(4):297-299.

(71) Kaplan M, Renbaum P, Levy-Lahad E, Hammerman C, Lahad A, Beutler E. Gilbert syndrome and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency: A dose-dependent genetic interaction crucial to neonatal hyperbilirubinemia. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1997;94(22):12128-12132.

(72) Levy-Lahad E, Catane R, Eisenberg S, Kaufman B, Hornreich G, Lishinsky E, et al. Founder BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in Ashkenazi Jews in Israel: Frequency and differential penetrance in ovarian cancer and in breast- ovarian cancer families. Am J Hum Genet 1997;60(5):1059-1067.

(73) Lahad A, Heckbert SR, Koepsell TD, Psaty BM, Patrick DL. Hostility, aggression and the risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction in postmenopausal women. J Psychosom Res 1997;43(2):183-195.

(74) Bird TD, Levy-Lahad E, Poorkaj P, Sharma V, Nemens E, Lahad A, et al. Wide range in age of onset for chromosome 1-related familial Alzheimer's disease. Ann Neurol 1996;40(6):932-936.

(75) Lahad A, Heckbert SR, Patrick DL, Psaty BM. Hostility, aggression and the association with hypertension in post-menopausal women. J Hum Hypertens 1996;10(SUPPL. 3):S115-S121.

(76) Elstein D, Hadas-Halpern I, Itzchaki M, Lahad A, Abrahamov A, Zimran A. Effects of flow-dose enzyme replacement therapy in bones in Gaucher disease patients with severe skeletal involvement. Blood Cells Mol Dis 1996;22(2):104-111.

(77) Levy‐Lahad E, Lahad A, Wijsman EM, Bird TD, Schellenberg GD. Apolipoprotein E genotypes and age of onset in early‐onset familial Alzheimer's disease. Ann Neurol 1995;38(4):678-680.

(78) Lahad A. Nicotine Patch for Smoking Cessation. JAMA 1994;272(1):32.

(79) Lahad A, Levy-Lahad E, Bryant J, Record NB, Record SS, Maule WF. Nurse practitioners as endoscopists. New Engl J Med 1994;330(21):1534-1535.

(80) Lahad A, Friedman JB, Mignot G, Kopp C, Welch KMA. Drug therapy of migraine. New Engl J Med 1994;330(14):1015-1016.

(81) Lahad A, Malter AD, Berg AO, Deyo RA. The Effectiveness of Four Interventions for the Prevention of Low Back Pain. JAMA 1994;272(16):1286-1291.

(82) Lahad A, Friedman J, Farr BM. Scheduled replacement of central vascular catheters. Ann Intern Med 1994;120(6 SUPPL. 2):55-56.

(83) Lahad A, Yodfat Y. Impact of comorbidity on well being in hypertension: Case control study. J Hum Hypertens 1993;7(6):611-614.