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Hadassah University Medical Center


Jerusalem, Israel

Dr. Michal Sagi, Ph.D

Dr. Michal Sagi, Ph.D

Hadassah University Medical Center
Speciality Cancer Genetics
Languages English, Hebrew
Graduated 1993 (23 years since graduation)
Education 1974 B.Sc degree in Biology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

1975 M.Sc. degree in Genetics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

1993 Ph.D. in Human Genetics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Professional Experience 1979 – present Senior genetic counselor in Hadassah Medical center, Jerusalem (tenured).On leave of absence (1983-1985, 1991-1992).

1983 – 1984 Cytogeneticist at Rockefeller University, N.Y.

2001 Selected as one of “Three Women” – women scientists representing the Hebrew University in Mexico.

1995 - present

- Director of the onco-genetic counseling clinic.

- Senior genetic counselor at the Genetic Counseling Clinic;

- In charge of genetic counseling programs for: breast-ovarian cancer, deafness, retinoblastoma, preimplantation genetic diagnosis.

- In rotation in charge of the prenatal diagnosis clinic.

- Supervisor of genetic counselors during the 3 years of post graduation training.

2005-2006 - A sabbatical year at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NY 1/4/2001- present Lecturer at the Hebrew University Medical School. In charge of the MSc program of genetic counseling.
Memberships 1989 One of the two founders of the Israeli Society of Genetic Counselors. Member of the organizing committee for two years.

1995 Member of the committee of the Israeli Society of Human Genetics on "Policy of Genetic Screening".

2002 Member of the committee advising the Ministry of Health on the definition of “genetic counselors”.

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