.Professor Shoshana Shiloh is a health psychologist from the School of Psychological Sciences, Tel Aviv University
Her research concerns psychological processes related to health behaviors, decision making, risk perceptions, and illness perceptions. Her studies have been published in numerous articles in the scientific literature.
Professor Shiloh received her Ph.D. in Tel Aviv University in 1984 and completed her postdoctoral training at Boston University. She has been a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at Tel Aviv University since 1990, and a visiting scientist at the University of Michigan, at the National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, and at the Department of Population Health, NYU School of Medicine
Following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Shiloh initiated and has been carrying out a longitudinal research project centered on the developing cognitive and emotional illness representations of COVID-19, distress reactions to the pandemic, adherence to protective behaviors, and vaccination behaviors.