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OUR DEPARTMENT​S

​​The Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) prepares and trains professionals to help meet the needs of Lebanon and the region for competent leaders in the main areas of public health. The commitment of FHS to an interdisciplinary program is reflected in the variety of specializations of its faculty, in the scope of its research projects, and in its emphasis on the application of social sciences to the investigation of health and disease.

Find out more about the divisions and departments within the Faculty of Health Sciences:

Department of En​​v​​ironmental Health (EH)

Provides training in environmental health within a broad basic sciences background. The department emphasizes evaluation and control of major environmental health problems in developing countries in such fields as water supply, waste disposal, food hygiene, occupational health, air pollution, and othe​​rs.​

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health (EPHD)

Trains students in quantitative methods, whic​h can be used to understand population health needs and the patterns and etiology of disease, as well as to evaluate health interventions in the community.

Department of Health Promotion and Community H​​ealth (HPCH)​

Enhances the ability of students to develop, implement, and evaluate interventions to promote health. The department offers courses that introduce students to the social context of health and to the multi-level factors influencing behavior change. It also provides instruction in the application of qualitative methods in community health research.​

Department of Health Management and Policy (HMPD)

The department trains students to effectively manage a broad range of health care institutions. Courses within the department provide students with analytical and practical skills in decision-making, ​strategic planning, human resources management, health information systems, budgeting, and evaluation.

Division of Health Professions​

FHS hosts programs in collabo​​ration with the Faculty of Medicine which include programs in Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS), Medical Audiology Sciences (MAS), and Medical Imaging Sciences (MIS). ​


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Faculty of Health Sciences 

Tel: 00961 1 374374

Fax: 00961 1 744470​

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American University of Beirut

Van Dyck Building

PO Box 11-0236

Riad El-Solh Beirut, 1107 2020, Lebanon​​​​

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