Prof. R. Zimlichman, M.D. is presently the Director of The Brunner Cardiovascular Research Institute, Tel-Aviv University.
He was Chief Departments of Medicine and Head of Hypertension Institute at the E. Wolfson Medical Center, Israel, during the years 1991-2018; He is also the immediate past Vice Dean and Head of School of Continuing Education, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University.
Prof. Zimlichman did his fellowship in Hypertension at the Hypertension Endocrine Branch, NIH, NHLBI in Bethesda, Maryland, USA (1983 to 1986). During the following years he returned for prolonged periods of research in the Hypertension Endocrine Branch and in the Clinical Neurocardiology section.
Prof. Zimlichman joined the Faculty of Health Sciences at Ben Gurion University and Soroka Medical Center in Beer Sheva, Israel. He was nominated as Chief of Clinical and Experimental Hypertension in the Faculty of Medicine and in the Medical Center.
Prof. Zimlichman was nominated as Chief of Medicine in the Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, in 1989 and was nominated as Associate Professor in Medicine at the Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine in 1994. In 1991 Prof Zimlichman was nominated as Chief of Department of Medicine in the Wolfson Medical Center, and in 1998 was nominated as Chief Departments of Medicine at the Wolfson Medical Center. In 2008 he was nominated as Full Professor of Internal Medicine in Tel Aviv University.
Prof Zimlichman was nominated as Head of University Institute of Cardiovascular Research, Tel Aviv University and Wolfson Medical Center.
He is currently a member of the board of directors, The Israeli Society for prevention of Acute Myocardial Infarction, Ministry of Health. He is a member, Steering Committee, the Israeli Study of Congestive Heart Failure.
Prof Zimlichman acted for years as the Chairman of the Supreme Court, Israeli Medical Association, and at present continues to act as a member of this Supreme Court.
Prof Zimlichman acted also as the President of the Israeli Society of Hypertension.
Prof Zimlichman is the immediate past director of the Institute for Quality in Medicine, Israeli Medical Association (2015-2018).
Prof. Zimlichman published more than 200 original research scientific publications, 6 books and multiple chapters in books. His publications are in the fields of basic research, cell cultures, animal research and clinical research. The majority of his publications are in the field of hypertension, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, end organ damage and evaluation of arterial properties.