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About the Master's Program

Currently, project coordinators at EARTH and AUB are working together to create an innovative, collaborative Master’s program model that addresses the global need for integrated training in global health and sustainable development, and which recognizes that human health and well-being are intrinsically linked to the health and well-being of the planet, and to social justice and human rights. By early 2015, the project team will have identified key collaborators and stakeholders of global repute to support the design and launch of the program.

The Master’s program will bring students from all regions of the world and from diverse socio-economic backgrounds and work experience. The two-year curriculum will expose students to real world problems in Latin America, the Middle East, Asia and Africa and enable them to develop relevant competencies. Students will be encouraged to transform ideas into actions, significantly impacting governance and policy by mobilizing communities to influence development agendas, as well as empowering them to take action.

Meet our Project Team

Project coordinators
Maha Damaj, PhD
Assistant Professor of Public Health Practice
Faculty of Health Sciences
American University of Beirut

BK Singh, PhD
Professor, Soils
EARTH University

Research Assistants
Elsy Maria Dumit, BS
Faculty of Health Sciences, AUB

Ana Laura Dengo Flores, PhD
EARTH University

Faculty Advisors at AUB
Sawsan Abdulrahim, PhD
Omar Dewachi, MD PhD
Mey Jurdi, PhD
Carla Makhlouf, PhD
Judy Makhoul, PhD
Nasser Yassin, PhD

Faculty Advisors at EARTH University
Rebeca García, MSc.
Bert Kohlmann, PhD
José Moro, PhD
Luis Ernesto Pocasangre, PhD
Marvin Weil, PhD

Steering Committee
Iman Nuwayhid, MD, DrPH, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, AUB
José Zaglul, PhD, President, EARTH University
Rima Afifi, PhD – AUB
Jocelyn DeJong, PhD – AUB
Edgar Alvarado, PhD – EARTH University
Daniel Sherrard, PhD – EARTH University

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