American Univesity of Beirut

Appointment of a New IFI Assistant Director

​The AUB Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) is honored to announce the appointment of Yara Mourad as IFI’s new Assistant Director.​

Alongside her new position, Yara will continue to serve as the Program Manager of the Refugee Research and Policy Program at IFI, where she manages various research initiatives and collaborations on refugee issues in Lebanon and the Arab region. Her professional experiences exposed her to extensive work in policy-oriented research that has been translated into informed public-policy decision making.

Prior to joining IFI, Yara was a project manager at the Department of Health Management and Policy at the Faculty of Health Sciences at AUB. Her work involved substantial research in various health care-related domains, as well as coordination of health systems strengthening projects. 

Yara holds a BS in Nutrition and Dietetics from AUB and a Master of Public Heath, with a concentration on Health Management and Policy, also from AUB.​

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