Fields of activities:
» Health sciences
Brief description of your activity focus
Health and risk communication, social marketing, entertainment-education, health-promotion programs, and persuasive communication
Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
Dr. Anat Gesser-Edelsburg is a senior lecturer and the Head of Health Promotion Program at the School of Public
Health, University of Haifa. She is a senior researcher at the Participatory Social Marketing Program at Tel-Aviv
University and research fellow at the Emili Sagol Creative Arts Therapies (CAT) Research Center, University of
Anat received her BA (Summa Cum Laude) and PhD (With Distinction) from Tel Aviv University for which she has
won the Wolf Foundation Award for PhD Students. She completed her Post-Doctorate as a research fellow at the
Minerva Center for Human Rights, the Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem following being awarded
the Vidal Angel Post-Doctorate Grant.
Her research interests include health and risk communication, social marketing, entertainment-education, health-
promotion programs, and persuasive communication.
Lately her research is focusing in health and risk communication during epidemics, conducted under TELL ME and
ASSET research projects, both funded by the European Commission.
Anat won more than 20 research grants, published tens of papers in scientific journals and research reports.