Hadassah Mt. Scopus Medical Center, Israel
Dr. Mijal Luria is the President of the Israeli Society for Sexual Medicine (ILSSM), the Director of the Center for Sexual Health at the Hadassah Mt. Scopus Medical Center and Clinical Director of the Rotem Center for Multidisciplinary Sex Therapy, in Jerusalem, Israel. She is an attending obstetrician-gynecologist and sex therapist.
Dr. Luria got her MD diploma at the LaSalle University of Mexico City and completed the residency program in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Shaare Tzedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. She completed a fellowship in Sexual Therapy at the Meir Medical Center in Israel and an additional fellowship at the University of British Columbia Sexual Medicine Program (2006-07).
Dr. Luria founded the Sexual Function Clinic at the Hadassah Mt. Scopus Medical Center in Jerusalem in 2003 which has evolved to a multi-disciplinary team of sexual health professionals. Her clinical work encompasses the treatment of couples and individuals with sexual problems, with a special focus on women sexual well being.
Dr. Luria co-directs the semester course “Introduction to Human Sexuality” for medical students at Jerusalem’s Hebrew University, created the program “Growing Together” for sexual education of early adolescents together with their parents and coordinates the “Healthy Relationships Program” for sexual education to high school students.
Dr. Luria has collaborated on several research projects both locally and internationally and has received a position of Honorary Research Associate at the University of British Columbia’s Department of Psychiatry. She has ongoing collaborations on several research projects. She is a member of its Executive Committee of the European Federation of Sexology’s (EFS) and the co-chair of the EFS scientific committee. She is also the chair of the Female Sexual Health and Dysfunction Sub-Committee within the European Federation for Sexual Medicine (ESSM) scientific committee. Dr. Luria also serves the board of directors of the Israeli Association for Sex Therapists (ITAM).