Dr. Anda Baharav
CEO & Founder
Dr. Anda Baharav, MD, is the CEO and Chief Scientist at SleepRate where she is responsible for driving the company’s vision, strategy and growth help millions of people improve their sleep and have a better quality of life.
She identified how Sleep-Wake transitions and different sleep stages correlate with the instantaneous fluctuations of the Heart Rate. Thus, sophisticated mathematical analysis of the Heart Rate Variability and additional features extracted from the Electrocardigram became the core of SleepRate’s technology. She tirelessly looks to learn more about the importance of sleep and develop solutions to help millions of people with poor sleep get the rest they need.
Dr. Baharav developed her expertise in Sleep Medicine as a researcher at the Medical Physics Department at Tel Aviv University. She also served as a faculty member with the Department of Pediatrics at Tel Aviv University for six years.
Her clinical experience in Sleep Medicine includes more than 20 years working as an Attending Physician at prestigious medical centers including: Sleep Disorders Center and Laboratory, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem; Sleep and Fatigue Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer; Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Pediatric Center for Sleep Disorders, Dana Children’s Hospital, Tel Aviv; Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv; and the Department of Pediatrics, Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel, Petach-Tikvah.
Dr. Baharav is published regularly in medical journals, with over 25 publications in the field, and holds patents for her sleep research. She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Physics at the Sackler School of Physics and Astronomy, and M.D. degree at Tel Aviv University.