American University of Beirut

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health

Chairperson: Chaaya, Monique
Professors:Chaaya, Monique; DeJong, Jocelyn; Sibai, Abla
Professor of Public Health Practice:Adib, Salim
Associate Professors:Ghandour, Lilian; Jaffa, Miran
Associate Professor of Public Health Practice:Fouad, Fouad
Associate Research Professor:Ghattas, Hala1
Assistant Professors: El-Asmar, Khalil; Mumtaz, Ghina
Assistant Professor of Public Health Practice:McCall, Stephan
Instructor of Public Health Practice:Schenck, Catherine
Affiliates:Akl, Elie; El Bejjani, Martine; Tamim, Hani
Adjunct:Al Hazoury, Adina​

The D​​epartment of Epidemiology and Population Health offers courses in epidemiology, biostatistics, and population health to graduate students in the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine. The Department is committed to improving public health in Lebanon, the region, and beyond, by training students and public health professionals to become epidemiologists capable of undertaking independent quantitative research for advancing knowledge and informing policy and practice. Its academic programs, adapted to meet the needs of the region encourage learners to work on projects that address the public health needs of the region.

The course offerings to students in the Master of Public Health (MPH) program, the Master of Science (MS) in Epidemiology program, and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Epidemiology are given as core, required, and elective courses. In addition, members of the department offer courses in statistics and epidemiology to students in the Medical Degree program and coordinate and participate in teaching courses in preventive medicine and public health programs in the Faculty of Medicine.​

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