Dr. Barak Cohen graduated from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s medical school in 2003, and served as a medical officer in the IDF until 2015. He concomitantly completed his residency in the division of anesthesia, intensive care, and pain medicine in the Tel-Aviv Medical Center. During his service and residency, Dr. Cohen gained both academic and scientific experience. During his military service he directed the medical preparedness of the Israeli health system to non-conventional radiological disasters, both in the pre-hospital and the hospital environments. In 2019 he completed a 3-year clinical research fellowship in the Cleveland Clinic’s Outcome Research Department, serving as the department’s chief research fellow. He currently serves as the vice chair and the director of clinical research in the division of anesthesia, intensive care, and pain medicine in the Tel-Aviv Medical Center, combining clinical work and the responsibility over clinical research in the largest anesthesia department in Israel. He is also a member of the research committee of the Israeli Society of Anesthesiologists, dedicated to promoting collaborative research in Israel. Additionally, he is a member of the monitoring and equipment subcommittee of the European Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care’s scientific committee, and a member of the Outcomes Research Consortium. Dr. Cohen’s main areas of interest include continuous postoperative monitoring, acute postoperative pain, and effects of intraoperative hyperoxia.