Dr. Nehama Lewis

Dr. Nehama LewisDr. Nehama Lewis is a senior lecturer in the Department of Communication at the University of Haifa, and an expert in health communication, behavior change, and strategic communication campaigns. Dr. Lewis received her B.A. (2002) and M.A. (2008) from the Hebrew University, and an M.A. and Ph. D. (2010) from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.

She has conducted extensive research on information engagement and health behavior change. Dr. Lewis was the PI of a 4-year project (2013-2017), funded by a European Union’s Marie Curie grant (CIG, FP7, 333605), in which she tested a model of effects of exposure to information about substance use on nonmedical drug use intention and behavior.

Research Project:
Testing a New Model of Data Protection: Enhancing Data Security of Patient Medical Records through Advanced Cryptographic Techniques

Primary Investigators:
Dr. Adi Akavia Department of Computer Science, and Dr. Nehama Lewis, Department of Communication