Hadas Nahman-Averbuch, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

Dr. Nahman-Averbuch is an assistant professor of anesthesiology. Dr. Nahman-Averbuch has obtained a B.Sc. in Biology from the University of Haifa as well as an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. During her M.Sc. and Ph.D., she worked with Prof. David Yarnitsky at the Laboratory of Clinical Neurophysiology (Haifa, Israel) and specialized in pain modulation mechanisms in adults with chronic pain. Dr. Nahman-Averbuch completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (Ohio, USA) with Prof. Robert Coghill. During her fellowship, she focused on neuroimaging techniques to examine the neural changes in pediatric patients with chronic pain and in response to interventions such as cognitive-behavioral therapy. 

Dr. Nahman-Averbuch presents her work in national and international scientific meetings. Dr. Nahman-Averbuch is a board member at the US Association for the Study of Pain (USASP) and is/was involved in several USASP committees including the Education Committee (Co-Chair) and the 1st USASP Scientific Meeting Committee. Dr Nahman-Averbuch seeks to promote early career programs and is a member of the steering committee for International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) Young Leaders Presidential Task Force.