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Health Management and Policy Department (HMPD)
Health management and policy is about managing hospitals or health care facilities and institutions to deliver healthcare services to the population.
The Health Management and Policy Department trains students to effectively manage a broad range of health care institutions. Students gain analytical and practical skills in decision-making, strategic planning, human resources management, health information systems, budgeting, and evaluation.
Within the framework of the MPH program, the HMPD offers a concentration in health management focusing either on hospital management or medical laboratory management. 

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Degrees and Programs

  • ​Master of Public Health in Health Management and Policy
Students concentrating in HMP will gain an in-depth knowledge of the unique management and policy issues relevant to operations in healthcare organizations, finance and information systems. Students will also gain competence in the application of management tools in health care settings.

Click here for a full description of the Master program of Public Health in Health Management and Policy 

Research topics

  • Human Rights in the Arab World: Research, Advocacy and Public Policy ​
  • Establishing a Rapid response Service to Addres Requests from Policymakers for HPSR in LMICs in the Eastern Meaditerranean Region​
  • Responding to Changing Health Needs in Complex Emergencies: A Policy Imperative 
  • Performance-Based Contracting for Hospitals: A Mixed Methods Analysis of Impacts on Patient Outcomes, Equity and Efficiency in a Middle Income Country 
  • Strengthening Health System Arrangements in Lebanon Through Rapid Response (Using Evidence to Strengthen Health Systems in Africa and Middle East)​
  • Employing e-Health to Enhance Quality and Equity of Chronic Care Services in Primary Health Care in Lebanon 

Our team
Chairperson: El Jardali, Fadi
Professors: El-Jardali, Fadi; Saleh, Shadi
Associate Professors: Alameddine, Mohamad
Associate Professors of Public Health Practice: Jabbour, Samer; Kassak, Kassem
Assistant Professors: Tanzi, Vito; Yassin, Nasser
Instructor: Germani, Aline
Instructor of Public Health Practice: Jamal, Diana​

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Ms.​ Samar Saifeddine​
Research and administrative assistant
AUB Main Numbers: 961 1 340460 350000 374444 374374
ext. 4680/1

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Health Management and Policy Department
Faculty of Health Sciences
American University of Beirut
Van Dyck Building
PO Box 11-0236
Riad El-Solh, Beirut 1107 2020, Lebanon

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