Orit Koppelman has been appointed Director of Nursing at Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel and will join the hospital’s management. She replaces Nurit Baruch who served in the role for the past 12 years.

Ms. Koppelman, 57, is a mother of three children and holds an MA summa cum laude in Health Networks Management from Ben Gurion University of the Negev and a BA degree in Nursing from Tel Aviv University. She has 35 years nursing experience which began within the framework of her military service. She has fulfilled various nursing roles at Beilinson Hospital, and for the past 17 years, was a member of the hospital’s nursing administration. In 2014, Koppelman was appointed Director of Nursing for the Inpatients Division at Beilinson.

Dr. Efrat Bron-Harlev, CEO of Schneider Children’s: “we are very excited to have Orit join our hospital, the one and only of its kind in Israel, and to bid farewell to Nurit Barch who headed the nursing division at Schneider Children’s for many years with great dedication and professionalism and in fruitful collaboration between the many departments of the hospital. We wish Orit much success in this important role in the hospital and we are confident that her rich experience and capabilities, alongside her personal attributes, will greatly contribute to staff, patients and their families. We wish Nurit success in her future and thank her deeply for her years of activity filled with excellence and with relentless aspiration to improve and attain even more from the best.”

Orit Koppelman added that “I am thrilled to join the team at Schneider Children’s which serves as the spearhead for children’s health in Israel and is a source of national and international pride. It is a great privilege to be part of an enterprise that goes above and beyond in order to provide the best treatment for each and every child.”