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School of Public Health: Stein-Zamir Chen

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) Stein-Zamir C, Rishpon S. The National Immunization Technical Advisory Group in Israel. Isr J Health Policy Res 2021;10(1).

(3) Stein-Zamir C, Abramson N, Sonnenfeld-Alroey H, Charnes J, Eckstein D, Dienstag A, et al. Utilization of the Public Health Ordinance to prevent nosocomial spread in a case of acute measles-associated psychosis. Isr J Health Policy Res 2021;10(1).

(4) Lavi E, Shafrir A, Halloun R, Basel I, Eventov Friedman S, Abu-Libdeh A, et al. Eligibility for growth hormone therapy in children born small for gestational age is substantially lower than expected. Clin Endocrinol 2021;95(2):308-314.

(5) Stein-Zamir C, Israeli A, Grotto I. Immunization registry as a digital assessment tool during outbreaks. Clin Microbiol Infect 2021;27(2):166-168.

(6) Stein-Zamir C, Verbov G, Polak R, Constantini N. Hadassah Optimal: Exercise and nutrition in the immediate postpartum period in Israel-a successful intervention accompanied by government adoption. Peace Building Through Women's Health: Psychoanalytic, Sociopsychological, and Community Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict; 2021. p. 109-125.

(7) Stein-Zamir C, Levine H. The measles outbreak in Israel in 2018-19: lessons for COVID-19 pandemic. Hum Vaccines Immunother 2021;17(7):2085-2089.

(8) Bary-Weisberg D, Stein-Zamir C. Vaccination timeliness and completeness among preterm and low birthweight infants: a national cohort study. Hum Vaccines Immunother 2021;17(6):1666-1674.

(9) Stein-Zamir C, Abramson N, Shoob H, Libal E, Bitan M, Cardash T, et al. A large COVID-19 outbreak in a high school 10 days after schools' reopening, Israel, May 2020. Eurosurveillance 2020;25(29).

(10) Stein-Zamir C, Abramson N, Shoob H. Large measles outbreak in orthodox jewish communities - Jerusalem district, Israel, 2018-2019. Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2020;69(18):562-563.

(11) Ben-Chetrit E, Oster Y, Jarjou'i A, Megged O, Lachish T, Cohen MJ, et al. Measles-related hospitalizations and associated complications in Jerusalem, 2018–2019. Clin Microbiol Infect 2020;26(5):637-642.

(12) Kaplan M, Zimmerman D, Shoob H, Stein-Zamir C. Post-discharge neonatal hyperbilirubinemia surveillance. Acta Paediatr Int J Paediatr 2020;109(5):923-929.

(13) Amitai Y, Shental H, Atkins-Manelis L, Koren G, Zamir CS. Pre-conceptional folic acid supplementation: A possible cause for the increasing rates of ankyloglossia. Med Hypotheses 2020;134.

(14) Zimmerman DR, Ben-Eli H, Moore B, Toledano M, Stein-Zamir C, Gordon-Shaag A. Evidence-based preschool-age vision screening: Health policy considerations. Isr J Health Policy Res 2019;8(1).

(15) Stein-Zamir C, Sokolov I, Abramson N, Shoob H. Pertussis Outbreak in Infants and an Immunization Campaign Based on Providing Pertussis Vaccine Doses at 6 Weeks, 10 Weeks, and 14 Weeks. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2019;38(3):E63-E64.

(16) Zimmerman DR, Verbov G, Edelstein N, Stein-Zamir C. Preventive health services for young children in Israel: Historical development and current challenges. Isr J Health Policy Res 2019;8(1).

(17) Stein-Zamir C, Shoob H, Abramson N, Block C, Keller N, Jaffe J, et al. Invasive meningococcal disease epidemiology and characterization of Neisseria meningitidis serogroups, sequence types, and clones; implication for use of meningococcal vaccines. Hum Vaccines Immunother 2019;15(1):242-248.

(18) Stein-Zamir C, Abramson N, Edelstein N, Shoob H, Zentner G, Zimmerman DR. Community-oriented epidemic preparedness and response to the Jerusalem 2018–2019 measles epidemic. Am J Public Health 2019;109(12):1714-1716.

(19) Stein-Zamir C, Israeli A. Timeliness and completeness of routine childhood vaccinations in young children residing in a district with recurrent vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks, Jerusalem, Israel. Eurosurveillance 2019;24(6).

(20) Hasson R, Stark AH, Constantini N, Polak R, Verbov G, Edelstein N, et al. "Practice What You Teach" Public Health Nurses Promoting Healthy Lifestyles (PHeeL-PHiNe): Program Evaluation. J Ambul Care Manage 2018;41(3):171-180.

(21) Stein-Zamir C, Shoob H, Zimmerman DR. The role of the physician in Israel's maternal child health clinics: Surveys of professional and parental perceptions. Isr J Health Policy Res 2017;6(1).

(22) Stein-Zamir C, Israeli A. Age-appropriate versus up-to-date coverage of routine childhood vaccinations among young children in Israel. Hum Vaccines Immunother 2017;13(9):2102-2110.

(23) Indenbaum V, Hübschen JM, Stein-Zamir C, Mendelson E, Sofer D, Hindiyeh M, et al. Ongoing mumps outbreak in Israel, January to August 2017. Eurosurveillance 2017;22(35).

(24) Stein Zamir C, Israeli A. Knowledge, Attitudes and Perceptions About Routine Childhood Vaccinations Among Jewish Ultra-Orthodox Mothers Residing in Communities with Low Vaccination Coverage in the Jerusalem District. Matern Child Health J 2017;21(5):1010-1017.

(25) Ginsberg GM, Block C, Stein-Zamir C. Cost-utility analysis of a nationwide vaccination programme against serogroup B meningococcal disease in Israel. Int J Public Health 2016;61(6):683-692.

(26) Valinsky L, Jaffe J, Keller N, Block C, Abramson N, Stein-Zamir C. A cluster of invasive meningococcal disease revealed by the characterization of a novel serogroup B meningococcal clone. Epidemiol Infect 2016;144(1):183-188.

(27) Zimmerman DR, Amitai Y, Grossman Z, Stein-Zamir C. Referral patterns of Israeli pediatricians of common primary care office procedures. Isr J Health Policy Res 2015;4(1).

(28) Polak R, Constantini NW, Verbov G, Edelstein N, Hasson R, Lahmi M, et al. Public Health Nurses Promoting Healthy Lifestyles (PHeeL-PHiNe): Methodology and Feasibility. J Ambul Care Manage 2015;38(2):164-177.

(29) Zamir CS, Dahan DB, Shoob H. Pertussis in infants under one year old: Risk markers and vaccination status-A case-control study. Vaccine 2015;33(17):2073-2078.

(30) Stein Zamir C, Schroeder H, Shoob H, Abramson N, Zentner G. Characteristics of a large mumps outbreak: Clinical severity, complications and association with vaccination status of mumps outbreak cases. Hum Vaccines Immunother 2015;11(6):1413-1417.

(31) Olshtain-Pops K, Stein-Zamir C, Abramson N, Nagusa H, Haouzi-Bashan M, Maayan S. Association of HIV and syphilis seropositivity with transit stay in urban areas among Ethiopian immigrants to Israel. Isr Med Assoc J 2014;16(7):427-430.

(32) Stein-Zamir C, Shoob H, Sokolov I, Kunbar A, Abramson N, Zimmerman D. The clinical features and long-term sequelae of invasive meningococcal disease in children. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2014;33(7):777-779.

(33) Adler A, Solter E, Masarwa S, Miller-Roll T, Abu-Libdeh B, Khammash H, et al. Epidemiological and microbiological characteristics of an outbreak caused by OXA-48-producing Enterobacteriaceae in a neonatal intensive care unit in Jerusalem, Israel. J Clin Microbiol 2013;51(9):2926-2930.

(34) Sharf M, Sela R, Zentner G, Shoob H, Shai I, Stein-Zamir C. Erratum to "Figuring out food labels: Young adults' understanding of nutritional information presented on food labels is inadequate" [Appetite 58 (2012) 531-534]. Appetite 2012;59(2):617.

(35) Stein-Zamir C, Shoob H, Abramson N, Zentner G. Who are the children at risk? Lessons learned from measles outbreaks. Epidemiol Infect 2012;140(9):1578-1588.

(36) Daudi N, Shouval D, Stein-Zamir C, Ackerman Z. Breastmilk hepatitis A virus RNA in nursing mothers with acute hepatitis A virus infection. Breastfeeding Med 2012;7(4):313-315.

(37) Knishkowy B, Verbov G, Amitai Y, Stein-Zamir C, Rosen L. Reaching Jewish ultra-orthodox adolescents: Results from a targeted smoking prevention trial. Int J Adolesc Med Health 2012;24(2):173-179.

(38) Sharf M, Sela R, Zentner G, Shoob H, Shai I, Stein-Zamir C. Figuring out food labels. Young adults' understanding of nutritional information presented on food labels is inadequate. Appetite 2012;58(2):531-534.

(39) Stein-Zamir C, Zentner G, Tallen-Gozani E, Grotto I, Gamzu R. The national childhood immunization registry in Israel. Procedia Vaccinology 2011;4:9-13.

(40) Stein-Zamir C, Shoob H, Abramson N, Zentner G. The impact of additional pertussis vaccine doses on disease incidence in children and infants. Vaccine 2010;29(2):207-211.

(41) Geal-Dor M, Adelman C, Levi H, Zentner G, Stein-Zamir C. Comparison of two hearing screening programs in the same population: Oto-acoustic emissions (OAE) screening in newborns and behavioral screening when infants. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2010;74(12):1351-1355.

(42) Stein-Zamir C. The authors reply. Epidemiol Infect 2010;138(10):1406.

(43) Cohen H, Stein-Zamir C, Hamiel O, Lebenthal Y, Schurr D, Harats D, et al. Israeli guidelines for the management of hypercholesterolemia in children and adolescents. Report of the pediatric association expert group. e-SPEN 2010;5(3):e132-e143.

(44) Stein-Zamir C, Zentner G, Tallen-Gozani E, Grotto I. The Israel national immunization registry. Isr Med Assoc J 2010;12(5):296-300.

(45) Stein-Zamir C, Tallen-Gozani E, Abramson N, Shoob H, Yishai R, Agmon V, et al. Salmonella enterica outbreak in a banqueting hall in Jerusalem: The unseen hand of the epidemiological Ttriangle? Isr Med Assoc J 2009;11(2):94-97.

(46) Stein-Zamir C, Shoob H, Abramson N, Zentner G, Agmon V. The changing panorama of bacterial enteric infections. Epidemiol Infect 2009;137(11):1531-1537.

(47) Stein-Zamir C, Shoob H, Abramson N, Tallen-Gozani E, Sokolov I, Zentner G. Mumps outbreak in Jerusalem affecting mainly male adolescents. Euro Surveill 2009;14(50).

(48) Stein-Zamir C, Shoob H, Nubani N, Zentner G. Hepatitis A in Jerusalem-The exception that proves the rule? Vaccine 2008;26(41):5241-5243.

(49) Singer SR, Abramson N, Shoob H, Zaken O, Zentner G, Stein-Zamir C. Ecoepidemiology of cutaneous leishmaniasis outbreak, Israel. Emerg Infect Dis 2008;14(9):1424-1426.

(50) Stein-Zamir C, Volovik I, Rishpon S, Sabi R. Developmental dysplasia of the hip: Risk markers, clinical screening and outcome. Pediatr Int 2008;50(3):341-345.

(51) Stein-Zamir C, Abramson N, Zentner G, Shoob H, Valinsky L, Block C. Invasive meningococcal disease in children in Jerusalem. Epidemiol Infect 2008;136(6):782-789.

(52) Stein-Zamir C, Zentner G, Abramson N, Shoob H, Aboudy Y, Shulman L, et al. Measles outbreaks affecting children in Jewish ultra-orthodox communities in Jerusalem. Epidemiol Infect 2008;136(2):207-214.

(53) Stein-Zamir C, Abramson N, Shoob H, Zentner G. An outbreak of measles in an ultra-orthodox Jewish community in Jerusalem, Israel, 2007--an in-depth report. Euro Surveill 2008;13(8).

(54) Stein-Zamir C, Volovik I, Rishpon S. Control of Hepatitis A outbreaks in an endemic community: the role of sustained immunization coverage. Public Health 2007;121(3):199-201.

(55) Chemtob D, Sasson M, Leventhal A, Stein-Zamir C, Maayan S. Sexually transmitted infections among individuals with and without HIV [1]. Isr Med Assoc J 2006;8(12):892.

(56) Stein-Zamir C, Volovik I, Rishpon S, Atamna A, Lavy A, Weiler-Ravell D. Tuberculosis outbreak among students in a boarding school. Eur Respir J 2006;28(5):986-991.

(57) Rorman E, Zamir CS, Rilkis I, Ben-David H. Congenital toxoplasmosis-prenatal aspects of Toxoplasma gondii infection. Reprod Toxicol 2006;21(4):458-472.

(58) Zamir D, Polychuck I, Leibovitz I, Reitblat T, Zamir C, Scharf S. Nosocomial infections in internal medicine departments. Harefuah 2003;142(4):265-268+318.

(59) Zamir D, Leibovitz I, Polychuck I, Reitblat T, Weiler Z, Zamir C. Fever of unknown origin in Israel. Acta Clin Belg 2003;58(6):356-359.

(60) Zamir D, Polychuck I, Leibovitz I, Reitblat T, Ben-Horin C, Gheorghiu D, et al. Diarrhea and hypokalemia as primary manifestations of medullary carcinoma of the thyroid [1]. Am J Med 2002;113(5):438-439.

(61) Mumcuoglu KY, Miller J, Zamir C, Zentner G, Helbin V, Ingber A. The in vivo pediculicidal efficacy of a natural remedy. Isr Med Assoc J 2002;4(10):790-793.

(62) Zamir D, Storch S, Kovach I, Storch R, Zamir C. Early detection of hepatic encephalopathy by recording visual evoked potential (VEP). Rocz Akad Med Bialymst 2002;47:186-193.

(63) Zamir D, Zamir C, Rishpon S. Epidemiology of hepatitis B virus infection among family members of chronic carriers in Israel. Isr Med Assoc J 2001;3(5):338-340.

(64) Zamir D, Zamir C, Weinstein T, Gafter U. Hepatitis C infection in dialysis patients in Israel (multiple letters). Isr Med Assoc J 2001;3(7):551.

(65) Zamir C, Rishpon S, Zamir D, Leventhal A, Rimon N, Ben-Porath E. Control of a community-wide outbreak of hepatitis A by mass vaccination with inactivated hepatitis A vaccine. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2001;20(3):185-187.

(66) Zamir C, Zamir D, Rishpon S, Spencer N. Traditional practices among children of Ethiopian immigrants in Israel. Ambul Child Health 1999;5(4):351-356.

(67) Zamir D, Shtorch S, Zamir C, Fireman Z, Zonder H. Low prevalence of hepatitis G infection in dialysis patients. Harefuah 1999;137(9):361-363.

(68) Zamir D, Weizman J, Zamir C, Fireman Z, Weiner P. Mesalamine-induced hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Harefuah 1999;137(1-2):28-30+86-87.

(69) Zamir D, Groisman G, Zamir C, Sternberg E, Iuchtman M, Alfisi R, et al. Severe jaundice in a gunshot casualty due to the coexistence of Dubin- Johnson and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency. J Clin Gastroenterol 1999;28(4):383-385.

(70) Zamir D, Zamir C, Storch S, Litmanovich M, Weiner P. Acute malaria in an Israeli tourist to Kenya. Harefuah 1999;136(7):545-546, 587.

(71) Laufer-Cahana A, Lerer I, Sagi M, Rachmilewitz-Minei T, Zamir C, Rivlin JR, et al. Cystic fibrosis mutations in Israeli Arab patients. Hum Mutat 1999;14(6):543.

(72) Zamir C, Dagan R, Zamir D, Rishpon S, Fraser D, Rimon N, et al. Evaluation of screening for hepatitis B surface antigen during pregnancy in a population with a high prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen- positive/hepatitis B e antigen-negative carriers. Pediatr Infect Dis J 1999;18(3):262-266.

(73) Zamir D, Storch S, Zonder HB, Zamir C, Weiner P. Hepatitis C virus seroconversion and genotype prevalence in patients and staff on chronic hemodialysis. J Clin Gastroenterol 1999;28(1):23-28.

(74) Zamir D, Zamir C, Weiner P. Hepatitis C, therapy and predicting factors. Harefuah 1997;132(9):643-648.

(75) Zamir D, Zamir C, Weiner P. New hepatotoxic viruses. Harefuah 1997;132(5):338-341.

(76) Zamir D, Zamir C, Weiner P. Acute fulminant hepatitis. Harefuah 1997;132(1):34-39.