Dr. Haramati is a professor of Physiology in the Departments of Biochemistry, Molecular & Cellular Biology and Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. His research activities are centered on medical education and rethinking how health professionals are trained.
He is the past-president of International Association of Medical Science Educators, past Vice-Chair of the Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine and President of the USA Chapter of the Israel Medical Association’s World Fellowship. He chaired the Organizing Committee for the 2012 International Research Congress on Integrative Medicine and Health held in Portland, Oregon in May 2012, and chaired the Planning Committee for the 2012 International Congress for Educators on Complementary and Integrative Medicine held at Georgetown University in October 2012.
Dr. Haramati received NIH support to fund a broad educational initiative aimed at incorporating complementary, alternative and integrative medicine into the medical curriculum at Georgetown University. He has a deep interest in improving the education of health professionals across the globe, especially with regard to the intersection of science, mind-body medicine and professionalism. He has been a Visiting Professor at over 50 medical schools around the world, and currently works with a number of deans and educators in North America, Europe and Israel.
A graduate of Brooklyn College at the City University of New York, Dr. Haramati received a PhD in Physiology from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and came to Georgetown in 1985 after spending five years at the Mayo Clinic.
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