Cheryl Zlotnick, RN DrPH, is an Associate Professor at the Cheryl Spencer Department of Nursing, in the Department of Public Health and Welfare Sciences at the University of Haifa. In the past, she has held positions as a clinician, evaluator, program developer and researcher to promote health care access and reduce inequity. Prof. Zlotnick's studies focus on health status, risk, and services for children, adults and families living in impoverished and transitional situations (i.e., new immigrants, homeless individuals, and youth in foster care/group homes) in Israel, in the United States, and globally. She has published widely in peer-reviewed journals in public health, substance abuse, and psychology and nursing, and has edited a book entitled Children Living in Transition: Helping Homeless and Foster Care Children and Families.
Hadass Goldblatt, MSW PhD, is a Senior Lecturer at the Cheryl Spencer Department of Nursing, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel. Her research foci include the impact of treating trauma, domestic violence, and sensitive health issues on healthcare and mental health professionals; patient aggression towards healthcare providers; and patients' experiences coping with illnesses. Formerily, she practiced as a social worker, a supervisor, and a qualified family therapist in the area of domestic violence.
Dalit Wilhelm, RN MS, is Head of the Clinical Academic Unit at the Cheryl Spencer Department of Nursing, Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences, University of Haifa, Israel. Her research emphasis is on nursing education and mentoring and her passion is for developing creative learning methods for teaching Israeli and international nursing students and mentors. She has published and presented at international conferences on these topics.