American Univesity of Beirut

Research Education Unit (REU)

​​​​​​​​​​​Target Audience

  • AUB & AUBMC faculty, students, residents, trainees, research fellows, clinical fellows, research assistants and staff involved in research 
  • Individuals outside AUB and the region interested in medical research methodology


  • Provide Faculty of Medicine and AUBMC faculty, students, trainees, and staff involved in research with a wide range of resources and educational tools
  • Support the institutional vision towards promoting an ethical and innovative research culture


  • Provide a number of educational programs to individuals inside AUB
  • Offer a wide range of training workshops to individuals inside and outside AUB
  • Accommodate training workshops for the region

REU Team Members

REU director: Martine El Bejjani, PhD
REU coordinator: Sara Khansa, MBA


Contact Information

Ms. Sara Khansa
Telephone: 961 1350000 ext. 5452 


Upcoming Workshops:

  • ​CRI E-Workshop on Endnote and Reference Managemnet Softwares ​
  • CRI E-Workshop on Statistics Made Easy​
  • CRI E-Workshop on Clincial Research Cordination

​​2020/2021 REU Calendar:​

Workshop TitleSpeaker(s)Date
E-workshop on Designing search strategies for systematic reviews

Ola El Zein, PhD

Layal Hneiny, MLIS, MPH

Oct 19 - 23, 2020
E-workshop on Statistics made easyHani Tamim, PhDNov 2-4, 2020
E-workshop on Survival (time-to-event) analysisMartine Elbejjani, PhDNov 23-26, 2020
E-workshop on How to conduct systematic reviewsElie Akl, MD, MPH, PhDDec 7-11, 2020

E-workshop on Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (WONDIRH) 

Rima Nakkash, DrP

Elie Akl, MD, PhD

Ramzi Salloum, PhD

Nov 30, Dec 07, Dec 14 & Dec 21, 2020
E-workshop on Qualitative research: when to use and how to conduct

Gladys Honein, PhD

Jennifer Ayoub, MS

Lina Onsi, MS

Jan 18-21, 2021
E-workshop on Development and adaptation of practice guidelinesElie Akl, MD, MPH, PhDFeb 15- 19, 2021
E-workshop on Publishing Your ResearchElie Akl, MD, PhDMay 4-7, 2021
E-workshop on Successful research grant writing

Jocelyn DeJong, PhD

Hala Ghattas, PhD

Hana Itani, MD​

June 7, 9, 11​, 14, 16 and 18, 2021
E-workshop on Endnote and reference managementOla El Zein, PhDJul 12-16, 2021
E-workshop Clinical research coordinationMarlene Chakhtoura, MDTBD
E-workshop on Statistics made easyHani Tamim, PhDTBD
E-workshop on Designing and using web-based surveys workshop

Martine Elbejjani, PhD

Marco Bardus, PhD

Lina Onsi, MS

E-workshop Arabic psychometric scales in research: methods of cultural and linguistic adaptation (part I)Pia Zeinoun, PhD


REU Portfolio.pdf

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