Professor Ran Tur-Kaspa is the founding Dean of Bar-Ilan University’s School of Medicine in the Galilee.
A specialist in internal medicine and liver disease, Prof. Tur-Kaspa has many years of experience as a researcher, educator and practitioner. He has served as a researcher at the Albert Einstein Medical College of Medicine in NY, and at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda MD.
Before coming to Bar-Ilan, Prof. Tur-Kaspa was Vice Dean of the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.In addition to his duties as the Dean of the School of Medicine in the Galilee, Prof. Tur- Kaspa is the Head of the Rabin (Beilinson) Medical Center Liver Institute.
Prof. Tur-Kaspa has been actively involved in such organizations as:
American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (recipient of the Association's Research Prize 1985)
Israel Association for the Study of the Liver (Chairman, 1991 & 1994)
Israel Society for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases (Honorary Member since 2011)
Israel Medical Association – Head of the Internal Medicine Board (non-surgical) in the Scientific Council (1999-2002)