Dr Michael Dor is a family physician. He graduated from Tel Aviv University and completed his training as family physician specialist and specialist in Health Management . He earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration in Harvard University (Kennedy School of Government).
Dr Dor was one of the leaders of the Israeli Ministry of Health. He served as the Head of the Hospitals Division and Deputy Director of the Health Management in the Ministry .
During this period , he initiated the quality control and licencing process of the Hospitals and the Clinical services in the country.
At the same time he voluntary started a clinic for uninsured refugees and a shelter for victims of human trafficking. For this activities he was awarded the Presidential Award – the highest civilian honour in Israel.
His other activities included serving as a personal physician in charge of two Popes during their visit in Israel , preparation of a plan for cooperation with the Palestinian authority, managing the Medical services during the evacuation from South Lebanon and many others. .
After retiring from the Ministry he was asked to serve as the Senior Medical Advisor of the Medical Cannabis Unit in the Israeli Ministry of Health.
During the last four years he contributed to the development of the Cannabis Medical Unit introducing more indication and improving the process of approval of this treatments. He initiated many academic courses in Israel and in other countries .
Dr Dor continues to take care of his patients and at the same time to teach in Ariel University and in Hadassah College as a senior lecturer. He is a very appreciated teacher and promotes more research in Medical Cannabis in Israel and in other countries . Many Israeli and medical institutions from other countries ask for his advises and teaching programs .