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The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

The Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing

Anna Zisberg, Ph.D.

Visiting Associate Professor

Photo of Anna ZisbergAnna Zisberg is a visiting associate professor at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis and a lecturer in the Department of Nursing at the University of Haifa in Israel.

At the University of Haifa, she leads the creation of an international teaching program and the development of academic exchange programs between her university and the University of Washington School of Nursing. In addition, she leads the University of Haifa’s four-year Bachelor of Arts program in nursing.

Zisberg’s research focuses on the theory behind understanding mechanisms that account for older adults’ changes in functional status across the lifespan and especially at the time of health challenges. She also conducts research in the area of instrument design and the validation of assessment tools. She has published in leading peer-reviewed journals regarding the effect of in-hospital care on post-hospitalization outcomes in older adults as well as about the influence of life routine on various aspects of older adult function.

Her clinical experience includes various positions in Israel, such as AIDS hospice care and the coordination of pressure ulcer treatment.

Zisberg received her Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Washington School of Nursing.

Contact Information: anna.zisberg@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu