Yael Melamud, PhD

Yael Melamud, PhD

Yael is the manager of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Centre at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, Israel. Yael has completed her BEd in Physical Education at Wingate College (Israel), her MSc in Exercise Physiology at SDSD (San Diego, California) and her PHD in Exercise Sciences from Bangor University (Wales, England). Yael has been working as an exercise physiologist in cardiac rehabilitation programs since 2005. Additionally, she has been teaching and qualifying exercise trainers, exercise physiologists, physical therapists, nurses, and physicians to educate cardiac patients through appropriate physical activity and a healthy life style. Today, as the manager of a new cardiac rehabilitation center, she wishes to develop and implement the first program in Israel for patients with congenital heart diseases.