BiographyEyal received his first Ph.D. from the Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University, where he produced his thesis titled: “Compulsory Examinations and Their Connection to the Oppression of Women”. He received his second Ph.D. at the Interdisciplinary Program for Science, Technology & Society at Bar-Ilan University (his thesis titled: “The Medical, Physical and Mental Examinations of Jewish Immigrants to Eretz-Israel 1919-1939”).
Eyal’s academic interests lie in the fields of bioethics, law & medicine; The Legal and Medical Professions; legal history and the history of medicine; He specializes in the topics of “Medical, Physical and Mental Examinations,” as well as “Women's Legal History" (especially "Women's Entrance into and Integration within the Legal and Medical Professions in Eretz-Israel and in Israel") and The History of Law & Medicine.
Eyal has published scholarly articles addressing these issues in academic journals; participated in numerous conferences in Israel and abroad; and received several academic awards and honors.
He is a member of the Israeli Bar since May 1998; Eyal also served as a Country Representative at The International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, (FAB) as well as a visiting scholar at: the Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.; The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute on Jewish Women at Brandeis University; the Department of Ethics, Philosophy and History of Medicine, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands; the International Institue for the Sociology of Law, Onati, Spain; and the Max-Planck-Institute for European Legal History, Frankfurt, Germany.
He served as the Head of the Public Committee on Age Limit for Organ Transplantation; A member of the Ethics Committee and ofthe Helsinki Committee, and Member of the Institutional Review Board (Live Organ Transplantation/Donation), at Rabin Medical Center.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
bioethics, law & medicine; The Legal and Medical Professions; legal history and the history of medicine