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  • Prof.  Orly Manor
Prof Orly Manor
Research Fields 
Biostatistics & Epidemiology​
​Cardiovascular Health & Disease
Clinical Epidemiology
Genetic Epidemiology
Research and professional activity:
Biostatistics & Epidemiology, Health Inequality and Minorities Health
Cardiovascular Health & Disease
Prof. Chris Power, Institute of Child Health, University College, London
Prof. Ilona Kopil, Center for Health Inequality Studies, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm,
David Siscovick, Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington
Prof. Dolores Malaspina, Department of Psychiatry, New York University
Prof. Susan Haralp, New York University
Dr. Manor in a classroom with students
Statistics for Medical Students (1st year)
Statistics for MPh
Clinical Trials
Advanced Statistics for Medical Students (5th year)
Selected Publications
Jefferis B, Manor O , Power C. (2007). Social gradient in binge drinking and abstaining: Trends in a cohort of British adult.  Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 61, 150-153.    
Harlap S, Paltiel O, Friedlander Y, Calderon-Margalit R, Deutch L, Klienhaus KR, Manor O, Neugut AI, Opler M, Perrin MC, Terry MB, Tiram E, Yanetz R. (2007). Prostate cancer in fathers with fewer sons: the Jerusalem Perinatal Study cohort. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 99, 77-81.
Harlap S, Davies AM, Deutsch , Calderon-Margalit R,  Manor O,  Paltiel O, E Tiram E, Yanetz R, Perrin MC, Terry MB, Malaspina D, FriedlanderY (2007).   The Jerusalem Perinatal Study cohort, 1964-2005: methods and a review of the main results. Pediatric Perinatal Epidemiology 21, 256-273.
Jaffe D, Manor O, Eisenbach Z, Neumark YD. (2007). The protective effect of marriage on mortality in a dynamic society. Annals of Epidemiology 17, 540-547.
Calderon-Margalit R, Friedlander Y, Yanez R, Deutch L, Manor O, Harlap S, Paltiel O(PI).  (2007). Increased mortality among women who experienced stillbirths Obstetrics and Gynecology 109, 1301-1308.
Soskolne V, Marie S, Manor O. (2007). Beliefs, recommendations and intentions are important explanatory factors of mammography screening behavior among Muslim Arab women in Israel. Health Education Research 22, 665-657.
Paltiel O,  Friedlander Y, Deutsch L, Yanetz R, Calderon-Margali R. Tiram R, Hochner H, Barchana M, Harlap S, Manor O. (2007). The interval between cancer diagnosis among mothers and offspring in a population-based cohort. Familial Cancer 6,121-129. (2.18; 93/166; 1; 1).
Samuels-Kalow ME, Funai EF, Buhimschi C, Norwitz E, Perrin M, Calderon-Margalit R, Deutsch L, Paltiel O, Friedlander Y, Manor O, Harlap S. (2007). Prepregnancy body mass index, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, and long-term maternal mortality. American Journal of Obstetric Gynecology 197, 490-496. (3.278; 7/70; 14; 14).
Friedlander Y, Paltiel O, Manor O, Deutsch L, Yanetz R, Calderon-Margalit R, Harlap S. (2007). Birthweight of Offspring and Mortality of Parents: The Jerusalem Perinatal Study Cohort. Annals of Epidemiology 17, 914-922.  
Peyser A, Brocke L, Wiel Y, Manor O, Sela Y, Liebergall M. (2007). A prospective randomized study comparing Percutaneous compression plating versus compression hip screw fixation for the treatment of intertrochanteric hip fractures. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 89, 1210-1217.
Harlap S, Kleinhaus K,  Perrin MC, Calderon-Margalit R, Paltiel O, Manor O, Tiram E, Yanetz R, Friedlander Y . (2008). Consanguinity and Birth Defects in the Jerusalem Perinatal Study Cohort. Human Heredity 266:180-9.
Auerbach J, Gross-Tsur V,  Manor O, Shalev R. (2008). Emotional and behavioral characteristics over a six-year period in youths with persistent and non-persistent dyscalculia. Journal of Learning Disabilities 41,263-73.
Jaffe D, Eisenbach Z, Neumark YD, Manor O. (2008). Educational inequalities in mortality: changes over time in a dynamic population. Health and Place 14:287-98.
Jefferis B, Power C, Manor O. (2008). Cognitive development in childhood and drinking behavior over two decades in adulthood. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 62:506-512.
Rajaleid K, Manor O, Koupil I. (2008). Does the strength of the association between foetal growth rate and ischaemic heart disease mortality differ by social circumstances in early or later life? Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 62(5).
Salameh S, Hochner D, Chajek-Shaul T, Manor O, Bursztyn M. (2008). Ethnic gap in coronary artery disease: comparison of the extent, severity and risk factors in Arab and Jewish middle-aged women. Journal of the Cardio-Metabolic Syndrome. 3:26-9.  
Paltiel O,  Yanetz R,  Calderon R, Manor O, Harlap S, Friedlander Y.  (2008). Very high birth weight of offspring is associated with an increased risk of leukemia in their mothers, results of a population-based cohort study. Leukemia Research 32, 1709-1914. 
Kleinhaus K,  Perrin MC, Friedlander  Y, Manor O, Calderon-Margalit R, Harlap S,  Malaspina D .(2008). Paternal age and twinning in the Jerusalem Perinatal Study. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 141, 119-122.
Power C, Atherton K, Manor O.( 2008). Co-occurrence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease by social class: the 1958 birth cohort.  Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 62, 1030-5.
Kleinhaus K,  Harlap S, Perrin MC , Manor O , Calderon-Margalit R , Friedlander Y, Malaspina D. (2008). Twin pregnancy and the risk of schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research. 105, 197-200. 
Parsons T, Power C, Manor O. (2008).Television viewing and obesity: a prospective study in the 1958 British birth cohort. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 62, 1355-63.
Calderon-Margalit R, Friedlander Y, Yanetz R, Kleinhaus K, Perrin MC, Manor O, Harlap S, Paltiel O. (2009). Cancer risk after exposure to treatments for ovulation induction. American Journal of Epidemiology  169, 365-75.
Corcoran C, Perrin MC, Harlap S, Deutsch L, Fenning S, Manor O, Nahon D, Kimhy D(, Malaspina D, Susser E. (2009). Incidence of schizophrenia among second-generation immigrants in the Jerusalem perinatal cohort. Schizophrenia Bulletin 35, 596-602. 
Corcoran C, Perrin MC, Harlap S, Deutsch L, Fenning S, Manor O, Nahon D, Kimhy D, Malaspina D, Susser E. (2009). Effect of social class at birth on risk of schizophrenia  in offspring. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology  44, 265-71.
Friedlander Y, Manor O, Paltiel O, Meiner V, Sharon N, Calderon C, Hochner C, Sagy Y,  Avgil M, Harlap S, Siscovick D. (2009). Birthweight of offspring, maternal pre-pregnancy characteristics and mortality of mothers:  The Jerusalem Perinatal Study Cohort. Annals of Epidemiology 19, 112-7.
Jaffe D, Manor O. (2009). Assessing changes in mortality inequalities using a period-specific measure of socio-economic position. European Journal of Public Health. 19, 175-7.
Jaffe D, Neumark Y, Eisenbach Z, Manor O. (2009). Parity-Related Mortality: Shape of association among middle-aged and elderly men and women. European Journal  of Epidemiology 24, 9-16.
Rosen L, Manor O, Brody D, Englehard D, Shtarkshall R, Zucker D. (2009). The effect of handwashing intervention on preschool educator beliefs, attitudes, knowledge, and self-efficacy. Health Education Research 24, 686-98.
Daoud N, Soskolne V, Manor O. (2009). Examining cultural, psychosocial, community and behavioral factors in relationship to socio-economic inequalities in limiting longstanding illness among the Arab minority in Israel. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 63, 351-8. 
Gamliel I, Yirmiya N, Jaffe D, Manor O, Sigman M. (2009) Developmental trajectories in siblings of children with autism: cognition and language from 4 months to 7 years.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 39, 1131-44.
Liebergal-Wischnitzer M, Hochner-Celnikier D, Lavy Y, Manor , Shveiky D, Paltiel O. (2009). Randomized trial of circular muscle versus pelvic floor training for stress urinary incontinence in women. Journal of Women Health 18, 377-85.
Daoud N, Soskolne V, Manor O (2009). Educational inequalities in self-rated health within the Arab minority in Israel: Explanatory factors. European Journal of Public Health 19, 477-83.
Rosen L, Manor O, Brody D, Engelhard D, Shtarkshall R, Zucker D (2009). From pills to programs: Lessons from medicine for developing effective lifestyle interventions. Preventive Medicine 49:12-18.
Rosen L, Zucker D, Brody D, Engelhard D, Meir M, Manor  O. (2009). Enabling children to wash hands through environmental change: Report of a randomized controlled trial in Jerusalem preschools.  Health Promotion in Israel (In Hebrew).
Power C, Jefferis B, Manor O. (2010). Childhood cognition and risk factors for cardiovascular disease in mid-adulthood: the 1958 birth cohort study. American Journal of Public Health 100, 29-36.
Soskolne V, Manor O. (2010). Health inequalities in Israel: Explanatory factors of socio economic inequalities in self-rated health and limiting longstanding illness.  Health and Place. 16, 242-51.
Tifferet S, Elizur Y, Constantini S, Friedman O, Manor O. (2010). Maternal adaptation to pediatric neurosurgical diagnosis: a growth curve analysis. Psychological Health 25, 213-29.
Perrin M, Harlap S, Kleinhaus K, Lichtenberg P, Manor O, Draiman B, Fennig , Malaspina D. (2010).  Older paternal age strongly increases the morbidity for schizophrenia in sisters of affected females. American  Journal of  Medical  Genetics  B Neuropsychiatr Genet 5, 1329-35.  
Kleinhaus K, Harlap S, Perrin M, Manor O, Weiser M, Lichtenberg P, Malaspina D. (2010). Age, sex and first treatment of schizophrenia in a population cohort. Journal of Psychiatric Research .45:136-4. 
Manor O, Koupil I. (2010). Birth weight of infants and mortality in their parents and grandparents: the Uppsala Birth Cohort Study. International Journal of Epidemiology, 39:1264-76. 
Rosen L, Brody D, Zucker D, Manor O, Meier M, Rosen B, Lev E, Engelhard D. (2010). Spreading he handwashing message: An alternative to traditional media campaigns. American Journal of  Infection  Control 38, 562-4.
Liebergall-Wischnitzer M, Paltiel O, Hochner-Celnikier D, Lavy Y, Shveiky D, Manor O. (2010). Concordance between one-hour pad test and subjective assessment of stress incontinence. Urology. 76, 1364-8.
Tifferet S, Manor O,. Elizur Y Friedman O, Constantini S. (2010). Maternal adaptation to pediatric illness: A personal vulnerability model. Children's Health Care 39, 91-107. 
Rosen L, Zucker D, Brody D, Engelhard D, Meir M, Manor O . (2011). Enabling hygienic behavior among preschoolers: improving environmental conditions through a multifaceted intervention. American Journal of Health Promotion 25, 248-56.
Jaffe D, Eisenbach Z, Manor O. The effect of Parity on Cause-Specific mortality among married men and women. Maternal & Child Health Journal 2011. In Press. Epub ahead of print].
Kleinhaus K, Harlap S, Perrin MC, Manor O, Weiser M, Harkavy-Friedman JM, Lichtenberg P, Malaspina D. (2012).   Catatonic Schizophrenia: A Cohort Prospective Study. Schizophrenia Bulletin 38, 331-337.
Liebergall-Wischnitzer M, Paltiel O, Hochner-Celnikier D, Lavy Y, Manor O, Woloski -Wruble A. Sexual function and quality of life for women with mild-moderate stress urinary incontinence. Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health. 2012. In Press.
Tifferet S, Elizur Y, Constantini S, Friedman O, Manor O.  (2011). Sex differences in parental reaction to pediatric illness. Journal of Child Health Care 15, 118-125.
Zucker D, Manor O, Gubman Y. (2012) Power comparison of summary measure, mixed model, and survival analysis methods for analysis of repeated measures trials. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics 22, 519-534.
Hochner H, Friedlander Y, Calderon-Margalit R, Meiner V, Sagy Y, Avgil-Tsadok M, Burger A, Savitsky B, Siscovick DS, Manor O. (2012). Association of maternal prepregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain with adult offspring cardiometabolic risk factors: the Jerusalem Perinatal Family Follow-up Study. Circulation 125, 1381-1389.
Tsadok MA, Friedlander Y, Paltiel O, Manor O, Meiner V, Hochner H, Sagy Y, Sharon N, Yazdgerdi S, Siscovick D, Elchalal U. (2011). Obesity and blood pressure in 17-year-old offspring of mothers with gestational diabetes: insights from the Jerusalem Perinatal Study. Experimental Diabetes Research 2011:906154 .
Jaffe D, Shmueli A, Ben-Yehuda A, Paltiel O, Calderon R, Cohen AD, Matz E, Rosenblum JK, Wilf-Miron R, Manor O. Community healthcare in Israel: quality indicators 2007-2009. (2012). Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 1: 3.
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