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Prof. Sharon Shiovitz-Ezra
פרופ' חבר
חדר 515
02-5881807

 

 

Sharon Shiovitz-Ezra

E-mail: Sharon.shiovitz@mail.huji.ac.il

 

 

Higher Education

2007 – 2008 Postdoctoral Studies (Postdoctoral Scholar at the Center on Demography and Economics of Aging, NORC and the University of Chicago, USA)

2005 Ph.D., (The Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

2001 M.A., (The Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

1998 B.A., (The Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

 

Appointments at the Hebrew University

2018 Associate Professor, The Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

2012-2017 Senior Lecturer, The Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

2008-2012 Lecturer, The Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

 

Additional Functions (Within the Past Five Years)

10.2019- present Head of the Israeli Gerontological Data Center (IGDC) at the Hebrew University

2016-2019 Head of the MSW program, School of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Hebrew University

2014-2016 Chair of the School of Social Work and Social Welfare's teaching committee.

2018 Chair of the evaluation committee for innovative research proposals on aging initiated by the The Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology

2015-2018 MC Representative COST IS1402 on Ageism

 

Research Grants (Within the Past Five Years)

2020 Ministry of Science and Technology, Loneliness and Social isolation among older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic: The role of the social network. Sharon Shiovitz-Ezra (PI). 45,000 NIS.

2015-2019 National Institute of Aging (R01). Further Extension of SHARE-Israel Baseline data. Howard Litwin (PI), Borsch-Supan, A. (Co. Investigator), Lewin-Epstein, N (Co. Investigator), Shiovitz-Ezra, S. (Co. Investigator); Kalila, R. (Co. Investigator), Achdut, L. (Co. Investigator), Ben-Yehuda, A. (Co. Investigator). $1,108,561.

2015-2018 Ministry of Science, Technology and Space, "Do interpersonal relationships "get under your skin?": Mechanisms by which the quality of the interpersonal social milieu affects the health of older adults". Sharon Shiovitz-Ezra (PI), Howard Litwin, Arie Ben Yehuda, Yael Benyamini and Rabia Halayla, 608,000 NIS.

 

List of Publication (Within the Past Five Years)

 

Chapters in Collections:

Shiovitz-Ezra, S. & Litwin, H. (2015). Social Network Type and Health among Older Americans. In A. Forsman and F. Nyqvist, & A. (Eds.) Social capital as a health resource in later life: The relevance of context. New York: Springer.

Shiovitz-Ezra, S. (2015). Loneliness in Europe: Do Perceived Neighborhood Characteristics Matter? In A. Borsch-Supan, K. Thorsten, H. Litwin & M. Michal (Eds.). Ageing in Europe – Supporting policies for an inclusive society (pp. 169-178). DeGruyter.

Wyman, MPI., & Shiovitz-Ezra, SPI., Bengel, JC. (2018). Ageism in the healthcare system: Clinical and policy issues. In A. Ayalon & C. Tesch-Roemer (Eds.). European Perspectives on ageism (pp. 193-212). Springer.

Shiovitz-Ezra, S., Shemesh, J., & McDonnell, M. (2018). Pathways from ageism to loneliness. In A. Ayalon & C. Tesch-Roemer (Eds.). European Perspectives on ageism (pp. 131-147). Springer.

 

Peer-reviewed articles

Ayalon, LPI., Shiovitz-Ezra, SPI, & Roziner, IC. (2016). A cross-lagged model of the reciprocal associations of loneliness and memory functioning. Psychology & Aging, 31(3), 255-261. 2.725 (5 yr. IF=3.618),6/32 (in Gerontology); 3.

Dolberg, Ps., Shiovitz-Ezra, SPI., & Ayalon, LC. (2016). Migration and changes in loneliness over a 4-year period: the case of older former Soviet Union immigrants in Israel. European Journal of Ageing, 13(4), 287-297. 1.470 (5 yr. IF=1.875), 15/32 (in Gerontology); 1.

Ben-Harush, AS., Shiovitz-Ezra, SPI., Doron, I., Alon, S., Golander, H. Lebovitsh, A., Haron, Y., & Ayalon, LC. (2016). Ageism among physicians, nurses and social workers: Findings from a qualitative research. European Journal of Ageing. doi:10.1007/s10433-016-0389-9. 1.470 (5 yr. IF=1.875), 15/32 (in Gerontology); 1.

Shiovitz-Ezra, S. (2016). Antecedents of late life outcomes: The case of Israel (Editorial, accepted for publication after 3 rounds of review conducted by the 3 editors in-chief). European Journal of Ageing, 13(4), 281-285. 1.470 (5 yr. IF=1.875), 15/32 (in Gerontology).

Shiovitz-Ezra, S.PI, Ayalon, L.C, & Brodsky, J.C., Doron, IC. (2016). Measuring Ageism Based on Knowledge, Attitudes and Behavior: Findings from an Israeli Pilot Study. Ageing International, 41(3), 298-310. Published also as a chapter in Shiovitz-Ezra, S.PI, Ayalon, L.C, & Brodsky, J.C (2013). Measuring and evaluating ageism. in I. Doron (Ed.). Ageism in Israel (pp. 97-124). Jerusalem: Van Leer Jerusalem Institute.

Gum, A., Shiovitz-Ezra, S.PI, Ayalon, L. (2017). Longitudinal Associations of Hopelessness and Loneliness in Older Adults: Results from the U.S. Health and Retirement Study. International Psychogeriatrics. 2.220 (5 yr. IF=2.427), 10/32 (in Gerontology).

Shiovitz-Ezra, S. & Parag. O. (2018). Does loneliness 'get under the skin'? Associations of loneliness with subsequent change in inflammatory and metabolic markers. Aging & Mental Health, 23 (10), 1358-1366.

Wyman, M., & Shiovitz-Ezra, SPI., Parag, O. (2019). Ageism in informal care network members of older women. International Psychogeriatrics. DOI: 10.1017/S1041610218001977