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About me

I am an Associate Professor in Global Health at Karolinska Institutet. I have worked on different diseases and in different contexts. Also I am engaged in different projects related to Research Capacity Building.
My research work includes injuries, non-communicable diseases and infectious diseases. Also I have a big interest in mHealth.

Education

2011: PhD, Epidemiology and Global Health (it was part of an international collaboration between KI-Stockholm, Stanford University-California and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) in Johannesburg).

2004: MSc, Epidemiolgy and Public Health, Umeå International School for Public Health

2002: Graduate Diploma, IT, American University of Beirut

2000: BSc, Medical Laboratory Sciences, University of Balamand, Beirut

Research description

Epidemiology and Global Health. Research interests include infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases, mHealth and injuries.

Teaching portfolio

I teach Research Methods, Global Health, mHealth, Public Health Surveillance, Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and Non-Communicable Diseases and Injuries Epidemiology. In addition to being active in reseach capacity building in low- and income-countries.

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Presentations

 

 

 

Videos

1) Global health - 3 cases studies (University of Ottawa, Nov 2017)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQ32PogxaDc

2) SMS-based smartphone application for disease surveillance in a limited-resource setting (MSF Science and Innovation days, British Medical Society, London, May 2017)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwkdvW5njhA&list=PL-k7QOKT0bnybGGso0ljp7OWKWXvuGSOm&index=9

3) Presentation for pilot intervention on the usage of mHealth in Central African Republic with Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) - May, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=117-piKK0Gw

4) Urgency very importance in global Health - Lecture at University of Ottawa (Oct 2015):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzzGMlSR5Hg