Dr. Karl Skorecki
Karl, the only son of Holocaust survivors Eliasz and Sabina Skorecki, was born and raised in Toronto, educated at Associated and CHAT, graduated in 1977 Gold medalist from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. His postgraduate studies in Boston were followed by Faculty positions at the University of Toronto and affiliated medical centres.
Karl has held several academic and medical leadership positions in Medicine, Nephrology, Genetics and Biomedical research at Rambam Medical Center and the Technion. His main research interest is in the genetics of kidney disease, and the genetic history of Jewish and Near East communities.Karl, Linda and their children moved to Haifa, Israel in 1995, followed by both sets of parents A”H. Linda and Karl’s 5 married children and their 17 grandchildren all live in Haifa.