Board Members

CHAIRWOMAN- ISRAELI DENTAL HYGIENE ASSOCIATION 
EDITOR IN CHIEF OF IDHA JOURNAL


Sharon Friedman-Yaniv RDH, MHA

 

Sharon graduated as a dental hygienist from the Faculty of Dental Medicine Hadassah Ein Kerem in 1996 later going on to attain a Bachelors and Masters Degree of Health Administration and Business Administration from the Hebrew University

 

Sharon’s dental hygiene experience includes work in community and kibbutz clinics and at present she works in private practice. She volunteers at the Pediatric Dialysis Unit at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in the field of oral health education

 

Since 2008 Sharon has served on the IDHA Executive and in 2014 was elected as president. She is a member of the Advisory Board for the Dental Hygiene Profession in the Israel Ministry of Health and represents the IDHA in the Coalition Board for Oral and Public Health
As the initiator of the IDHA web-site Sharon continues to manage, write and edit the site.

She also writes for and edits the IDHA journal

 

Sharon represents the Israeli Dental Hygiene Association in the House of Delegates of the International Federation of Dental Hygiene

 

Mobile phone: 972-52-2638544

e-mail: sharonapo@gmail.com

 
Sharon Friedman-Yaniv RDH, MHA
 

IDHA TREASURER

 

Orly Starkman RDH, BA

 

Orly graduated as a dental hygienist from the School of Dentistry Tel Aviv University in 1991, and also holds a BA in Geography and Political Science

 

She regards the role of the dental hygienist as supporting both the dentist and the patient. In light of that, Orly’s aim in joining the executive of the IDHA is to enrich the professional knowledge and expertise of the hygienist in the areas of general dentistry, (treatment, diagnosis and pharmaceuticals), woman empowerment, marketing, education and treatment

 

In her opinion, a sensitive and updated hygienist represents the profession in the best possible manner



Tel: 972-(0)54-4444280
Email: orly@starkman.co.il

  Orly Starkman RDH, BA

 

 

 

 
 

 

IDHA SECRETARY

 

Yaffa Ovadia RDH


Yaffa graduated in 1991 as a dental hygienist from the Faculty of Dental Medicine Hadassah Ein Kerem, and also completed a course in Conference and Event Management at the College of Management Academic Studies. She works as a hygienist in both private and public practices
A member of the IDHA executive since 2011, Yaffa has organized professional conferences and events and also liaises and coordinates ongoing interaction with dental companies

 

Tel: 972-(0)52-8605553
Email: yaffa256@walla.com

Yaffa Ovadia RDH

Ora Ben- Yosef RDH

 

Ora graduated as a dental technician from Lenny College and later attained her diploma in dental hygiene from the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, Ramat Gan.


Her experience of 36 years includes working in the kibbutz dental clinic and private practice, promoting projects of dental health care in the community and in kindergartens. Ora is a new member of the IDHA executive and the representative of the southern region of Israel

 


Tel: 972-(0) 54- 2401400
Email: orabenyo@gmail.com

 Ora Ben- Yosef RDH
 

Sonia Choruczyk RDH

 

Sonia’s has worked in the field of dentistry since 1989, firstly as an assistant and later qualifying as a dental hygienist from the Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Ein Kerem in 1997

 

She has worked in both private and public practices and under the aegis of the Ministry of Health has lectured in oral hygiene to primary and high school classes, and retirement homes. Today her primary focus of clinical work is in the Department of Periodontology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, where she is also active in organizing enrichment courses for hygienists from throughout the northern region of Israel. In addition, Sonia participates in a Ministry of Health project promoting the role of the dental hygienist in retirement homes, and works in a specialist periodontal clinic in the Krayot area

 

Parallel to her dental career Sonia has a diploma in Event Design and Production from the Open University, Haifa

Sonia is a new member of the IDHA executive and is the representative of the northern region of Israel

 

 

Tel: 972-(0)54-5687591
Email: soniachoru@hotmail.com

 

 Sonia Choruczyk RDH
   

 

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