Prof. Itamar Grotto

Director of Public Health Services, Israel Ministry of Health

Trademark And Public Policy (Plain Packaging) session

Prof. Grotto is the director of the Public Health Services in the Israeli Ministry of Health. He is responsible for the operation of all preventive services and health promotion programs operated by the Israeli Ministry of Health. These activities include primary and secondary prevention programs, outbreak response, environmental health, food safety and health promotion among all health suppliers.

Prof. Grotto is also affiliated with the Public Health Department of Ben-GurionUniversity in Israel. His main research activities are in the fields of infectious diseases epidemiology and health behaviors among adolescents and young adults, as well as public health policy development. Prof. Grotto authored in more than 170 scientific
publications.