Dr. Azuri Pazit
Fields of Research
Dr. Azuri Pazit
School of Nursing Science
  • Transcultural Nursing skills

  • Nursing Education

  • Transplant and organ donation

  • Cultural Diversity

  • Nurses communication skills

Short Bio

Dr. Pazit Azuri. Is the dean of school of Nursing Science since 2012 In The academic college of Tel Aviv Yaffo. Dr. Azuri Has been a Registered Nurse for over 20 years, worked as Transplant Coordinator at the Tel Aviv medical center, taught at Tel Aviv University for 7 years, and worked as head of Quality Assurance of Nursing Administration at the Ministry of Health.

From 2017, Dr. Azuri is involved in Erasmus + Strategic Partnerships Transcultural nursing for practice. The creation of the project was based on the current migration situation in Europe. Dr. Azuri latest research is on "Cultural competency" among nurses in Israel and in Melbourne. She believes that knowledge of healthcare professionals will contribute to the cultural communication and mutual respect among health professionals and patients. 

Selected Publications

  1. Tarabeih M., Bokek-Cohen Y, Abu- Rakia R, Azuri P. Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and unwillingness to donate organs post-mortem. Death Stud. 2020 Mar 4:1-8. doi: 10.1080/07481187.2020.1734114. [Epub ahead of print] IF=1.21

  2. Tarabeih M, Bokek-Cohen Y, Abu- Rakia, Nir T, Coolige N, Azuri P. Religious observance and perceptions of end of life care. Nursing Inquiry. Pub Date: 2020-03-12, doi: 10.1111/nin.12347. IF =1.5

  3. Tarabeih M, Bokek-Cohen Y, Azuri P. Health-related quality of life of transplant recipients: a comparison between lung, kidney, heart, and liver recipients. Quality of Life Research. 2020 Feb 3. doi: 10.1007/s11136-020-02434-4. [Epub ahead of print] IF=2.48

  4. Haron Y. Azuri P. (2015) Integrating Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men in academic nursing training. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. Published online before print September 4, 2015, doi: IF= 1.04; CIT=0

  5. Azuri P. Haron Y. Sar-Lev S. Riba S. (2014). Disciplinary proceedings against Israeli nurses: A review 2002-2012. Journal of Nursing Regulation 4(4) 51-56.

  6. Azuri, P. Tabak, N. & Kreitler, S. (2013). Contact between deceased donrs' families and organ recipients. Progress in transplantation. Vol. 23 (4):342-349. IF= 0.96; CIT=2

  7. Azuri, P., Haron, Y. & Riba, S. (2013). Israeli emergency department nurses' attitude to an extension of their role and powers Journal of clinical Nursing.  Nov 14. doi: 10.1111/jocn.12405. [Epub ahead of print] IF= 1.69; CIT=0

  8. Azuri, P.& Tabak, N. (2011). The Transplant team’s role with regard to establishing contact between an organ recipient and the family of a cadaver organ donor. Journal of Clinical nursing. On- line journal IF= 1.23; CIT=55

  9. Azuri, P. Tabak & Kreitler, S. (2009). "The perception of families transplanted organ donors and transplant coordinator's position in the communication between the parties. Medicine and law. (40): 31-38.

  10. Ben-Ami, S., Azuri, P., Ben-Adiva, M. & Ashkenazi, T. (2003). Willingness of combat military personnel to donate organs, Transplant Proceedings. 35, 593.IF= 0.58; CIT=0

  11. Azuri, P., Kiedar, R., Drory, M. & Nakache, R.  (2001). From agreement or disagreement regarding organ donation to cooperation: developing "key persons" in medical wards. Transplant Proceedings. Sep;33(6):2894. IF= 0.58; CIT=0                                      

 Book Chapter 

  1. Azuri, P. Tabak & Kreitler, S. "What is the perception of families transplanted organ donors and transplant coordinator's position in the communication between the parties? In: Contemporary Nursing Ethics. (Hebru). Rubinstein, D. & Tabak, N. Tel aviv; Probook. 2013;247-255.