Short Biography

Mor Peleg is an Assoc. Prof at the Department of Information Systems at the University of Haifa, Israel. She has been at the University of Haifa since 2003 and is head of the department since 2009. Mor received her BSc and MSc in Molecular Biology from the Technion, Israel, and a Ph.D in Information systems Engineering from the Faculty of Industrial Engineering at the Technion, in 1999. During her BSc, she received an award for excellent students from the Knesset Israel's Parliament, and during her PhD she received the Wolf Foundation prize for excellent doctoral students. She did a 4-year post-doc fellowship at Stanford Medical Informatics, where she also was a visiting assistant professor during a sabbatical in 2007-9.

Dr. Peleg's research concerns the development of methodologies and software tools for representing and analyzing complex biomedical systems. In particular, she is interested in (1) methodologies for supporting the life-cycle of computer-interpretable clinical guidelines, including their representation, validation, version management, and implementation, (2) knowledge representation, ontologies, and decision-support systems, (3) access control, (4) workflow and Petri Net models, and (5) biological process modeling and analysis. Her research has appeared in publications such as JAMIA, JBI, Methods of Information in Medicine, International Journal of Medical Informatics, Bioinformatics, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, and Proceedings of the IEEE. In 2005 she was awarded the New Investigator Award by the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).