"Health in the Arab World: The Social, the Political, and Identity"

November 16, 2018

Iman Nuwayhid, MD, DrPH is a Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) at the American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon. Nuwayhid is a strong believer in interdisciplinary and community-based research and has successfully bridged his three areas of specialization in medicine, general public health, and environmental and occupational health. His research interests include ecosystem approach to human health (Ecohealth), environmental determinants of health, and occupational health with a focus on working children.

Nuwayhid is a co-editor of the landmark book on Public Health in the Arab World published by Cambridge University Press in March 2012. He received the “Global Health Leadership Award" at the 2018 Arab Health Summit held by the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services. This award acknowledges the role of FHS in advancing public health education, research, practice, and policy in the Arab region and beyond. Dean Nuwayhid received his MD from AUB and his MPH and DrPH in Occupational Health from The Johns Hopkins University. He is American Board Certified in Occupational Medicine.