American University of Beirut

Rima Nakkash



- AUB-TCRG Coordinator ​
- WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Knowledge Hub for Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Co-Director
- AUB Tobacco Free Task Force Chair 


  • DrPH in Public Health Policy (2007) London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine


Tobacco Control:

  • Tobacco industry strategies in influencing tobacco control
  • Evaluating tobacco control policies
  • Tobacco Health Warning Labels
  • Tobacco Taxation
  • Determinants and consequences of smoking Narghile and Midwakh
  • Preventing the initiation of Narghile use

Youth Health

  • Alcohol Policy and Harm Reduction for Youth
  • Youth Mental Health Promotion
  • Refugee Health

Methods/Evaluation/Research Ethics

  • Applied Research Ethics
  • Conflict of Interest and Corporate Interference in Health
  • Evaluation of interventions​

Department of Health Promotion and Community Health
Center for Research on Population and Health
Faculty of Health Sciences
American University of Beirut
Van Dyck Buildin​g
PO Box 11-0236
Beirut, Lebanon 
Office: Room 335, Van Dyck
Tel: 961 1 350000 ext. 4667
Fax: 961-1-744470

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