Selected published papers:

Berenbaum, R & Lange, Y & Abramowitz, L (2011) Augmentative alternative communication for Alzheimer’s patients and families’ using SAVION     PETRA ’11 Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments Article No. 46

Nathan I. Cherny, Elisabeth G. E. de Vries, Linda Emanuel, Lesley Fallowfield, Prudence A. Francis,Alberto Gabizon, Martine J. Piccart, David Sidransky, Lior Soussan-Gutman, and Chariklia Tziraki Words Matter: Distinguishing “Personalized Medicine” and “Biologically Personalized Therapeutics” JNCI J Natl Cancer Inst (2014) 106 (12):
dju321 doi:10.1093/jnci/dju321

  1. Tziraki, Nutrition in Primary Care: How to help your Patients Change their Eating Habits. DHHS (publication # NIH 89-3064);   National Cancer Institute; Bethesda, MD, 1989.
  2. Dresser, C. Tziraki: “An operational Model for Incorporating the NCI Dietary guidelines into Clinical Practice”; Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference on Patient Education. Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, American Academy of Family Physicians, Phoenix, AZ, September 1990.

C.Tziraki, S. Sutton, E. Eisner, L. Saunders; “The National Cancer Institute’s Ethnic and Low Literacy Nutrition Education Project”, Journal of Nutrition Education: 26 (2): 101-106, 1994

Iatraki E, Simos PG, Lionis C, Zaganas I, Symvoulakis EK, Papastefanakis E, Panagiotakis S, Pantelidakis H, Papadopoulos K, Tziraki C . Cultural adaptation, standardization and clinical validity of the test your memory dementia screening instrument in Greek. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders [2014, 37(3-4):163-180]

  1. Tziraki, B Graubard, M Manley, C Kosary, J Moler, B K Edwards; ” Effect of Training on Adoption of Cancer Prevention Nutrition -Related Activities by Primary Care Practices: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial”, Journal of General Internal Medicine 15 (3): 155-162, 2000.
  2. Glanz, C. Tziraki, C. Albright, J. Fernandez: “Nutrition Assessment and Counseling Practices, Attitudes and Interests of Primary Care Physicians”: Journal of General Internal Medicine 10(8): 89-92, 1995.

Mazuz, K; Tziraki, C; Rotem A, “Jerusalem of Gold:Master Plan to enable Healthy Aging in Synergies with End-users and Private-Municipality Agencies” presented at the WHO European Healthy Cities Networks;International Healthy City Conference;Athens Greece, October 2014

Symeon Panagiotakis, Simos Panagiotis, Bertsias Αntonios, Fountoulakis

Nick , Giakka Maria1, Zaganas Ioannis, Kapetanaki Stefania, Basta

Maria, Koutentaki Eirini, Τziraki Sophia,  Duijker George, Manassaki

Cynthia, Lionis Christos, Plaitakis Andreas, Tziraki-Segal Chariklia,

Boumpas Dimitrios, Vgontzas Alexandros . Epidemiologic characteristics

Participation barriers-and frailty related itemsin a cohort of older people in rural Crete with low MMSE. presentation of THALIS research program for the 8th Meeting of Action Group A3 for Frailty and Functional Decline in European Commission , Brussels 12-5-2015

Development of Medical Technology: Opportunities for Assessment. United States Congress, Office of Technology Assessment, US Government printing Office, Washington, DC, stock # 052-003-00593-0 (staff contributor), 1976. Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Medical Technologies, United States Congress, Office of Technology Assessment, US Government Printing office, Washington, DC, stock # 052-003-00217-5, 1978 (staff contributor).

  1. Tziraki developed manuals and train the trainer programs and materials for cancer prevention screening and nutrition counseling, to increase cancer prevention practices in ethnic and low literacy minorities NIH and directed the National Study of the NIH Cancer Prevention projects.


Gross, D., E. Yu, et al. (2011). Developing Non-Functional Requirements for a Service-Oriented Application Platform – a Goal and Scenario-Oriented approach. Non-Functional Properties in Service Oriented Architecture: Requirements, Models and Methods. N. Milanovic. Hershey, New York, Information Science Reference: 24-47.

Gross, D. et. al. (2011). System, Method and Computer Program for Recipient controlled communications. US patent, Continuation, Granted patent

Gross, D. et. al. (2005). System, Method and Computer Program for Recipient controlled communications. US patent, Granted patent

Gross, D., et. al. (2002). Communications System. UK GB2374689, Granted patent

Jenny Safran Naimark, Zecharia Madar, Danit R Shahar, (2015) The Impact of a Web-Based App (eBalance) in Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: Randomized Controlled Trial. J Med Internet Res 17(3):e56)

Polak, Rani  Delicious Diabetic Recipes: The Gourmet Cookbook for a Healthy Life. Pen Publishing The Health Ministry – “A Memory Club for Elderly Persons Suffering from Moderate   Cognitive Deterioration and Memory Problems,” a study by Perla Werner, PhD., which concludes that activities of the Melabev Memory Clubs forestall decline in dementia patients. 1999 (#65)

More Publications:

Abramowitz, Leah Working with Advanced Dementia Patients in a Day Care Setting Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 2008 – Taylor & Francis

Abramowitz, Leah Ethnicity and informal support among filial caregivers: Analysis of an Israeli sample Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 1993 – Springer

Abramowitz, Leah Use of photographs as therapy for demented elderly  Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 1997 – Taylor & Francis

Abramowitz, Leah –Prayer as therapy among the frail Jewish elderly Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 1992 – Taylor & Francis

Berenbaum, Rakel (ed.) (2010)Alzheimer’s and other Dementias. Treating and Coping with Mentally Frail in the Community. Jerusalem: Melabev and Eshel.

Berenbaum, Rakel (2005) Learning about the Lived Experience of Dementia. Journal of Dementia Care 13(1):20-21

BerenbaumRakel – Motivating students in the helping professions to work with the aged Educational Gerontology, 2000 – Taylor & Francis

Berenbaum, Rakel (2000) Dressing up for Dementia Care. Journal of Dementia Care 8(4):14

BerenbaumRakel –Group activities with the cognitively impaired: A positive outlook on the difficult patient American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and  …, 1997 –

Berenbaum, Rakel (1997). Transfer of Information from Adult Day Care to Nursing Homes: Bridging the Gaps in the Long Term Care of Dementia Patients.  Journal of Gerontological Social Work 27(4):85-95.

Berenbaum, Rakel & Zweibach Devorah(1996).Young Adults with Down Syndrome as Caregivers for the Elderly with Dementia: An Intergenerational Project Journal of Gerontological Social Work 26(3/4):159-170

Berenbaum, Rakel –Cooking as therapy with the confused elderly Activities, Adaptation & Aging, 1995 – Taylor & Francis

Alexander Mersel DMD,Itai Babayof DMD, Arnold Rosin MD, PhD Oral health needs of elderly short‐term patients in a geriatric department of a general hospital Special Care in Dentistry, 2000 – Wiley Online Library.