Graduated DVM at the University of Milano, Italy 1974-1979. Received PhD from Tel Aviv University 1994. Working since 1980 at the Department of Clinical Bacteriology and Mycology at the Kimron Veterinary Institute in Israel. Since 2000 head of department.
Specialized in Veterinary Microbiology (conferred by the Israeli Veterinary Services)
Associated Professor and in charge of the courses of Bacteriology and Mycology at the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Current areas of interest: antibacterial resistance and paratuberculosis.