Biography & Research:
Professor Perla Werner is a Full Professor at the University of Haifa in Israel. She has contributed to the expansion of knowledge in the area of psycho-social aspects of dementia and has pioneered the study of stigma in the area of Alzheimer's disease, its conceptualization, assessment and correlates.
Prof. Werner has published over 300 papers and has received numerous grants from prestigious competitive sources. She served as the Dean of the Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences and as the Vice Rector of the University of Haifa.