| Sari Goldstein Ferber
- Director of Developmental Care
- Department of Neonatology
- Wolfson Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine
Ferber, is an Israeli PhD clinical and developmental Psychologist, trained at Harvard Medical School in Boston, who has a visiting professor appointment at Columbia Medical School in NYC. At Sackler School of Medicine in Tel aviv University, Israel, she is devoting her time to young populations at risk. Her main research interest is to develop methods for supporting brain development in fragile and exceptional newborns and for families at risk. She specialized in the prestigious NIDCAP program (Newborn Individualized Developemntal Care and Assessment Program) at Harvard and she is a the first licensed professional to implement the innovative method of treatment and neurological assessment in Israel and the Middle East. She also trains others including official MD visitors at Sackler School of Medicine from other developing countries.
She had been the first woman to report from the battle field during her military service and has undergone basic training with the paratroops and pilots. In later years, she dedicated a few years of her life to analyzing rising threats and conflicts in the Middle East. She has been the first researcher to utilize and adopt micro-analytic methods for analysis, taken from her clinical and developmental psychology background, in her strategic works for the Israeli and American governments.
She won the IDF intelligence prize in 2005 and has been decorated by the IDF chief of staff for excellent achievements in 1978. Her Bigography has been recently published in the Marquise Who’s Who in Science, and Who’s Who in the World. She is a reviewer in a few prestigious journals of Pediatrics, and an associate of the most important journal in neuroscience: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. She is currently developing the understanding of a new neural connectivity through computational models, and concentrates on means for supporting brain development in early life