Phone number of Dr. Irit Hochberg04-7771606
Dr. Irit Hochberg is acting director and head of the Diabetes Service in the Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at Rambam, and is a leader in the national Diabetologist training program at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.
Dr. Hochberg graduated Cum Laude from the M.D./Ph.D. program at the Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in 2002. Her Ph.D. topic was the molecular basis for inter-individual variability in development and progression of vascular diseases and diabetes complications. After specializing in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at Rambam, Dr. Hochberg completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan, on the topic of molecular mechanisms for diabetes and insulin resistance (2012).
Dr. Hochberg is also a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. In that role she is responsible for teaching physicians, interns, and medical students.
An associate member of the Clinical Research Institute at Rambam (CRIR), Dr. Hochberg has authored multiple scientific and clinical manuscripts in international peer-reviewed journals and is an active participant and lecturer at international and national endocrinology meetings.
Dr. Hochberg sits on the executive committee of the Israel Diabetes Association (IDA), and also leads their science committee.
Her current research topics include the use of digital technologies for treating diabetes; molecular mechanisms of diabetes, insulin resistance and diabetes complications; and treatment of diabetes in hospitalized patients.