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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

AUB’s Faculty of Health Sciences receives the “Global Health Leadership Award”

On Tuesday 18 September 2018, Dr. Iman Nuwayhid, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) received on behalf of FHS the “Global Health Leadership Award”, granted by the Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS) at its 8th Arab Health Summit in Washington DC.

FHS, which hosts a CEPH-accredited graduate public health program, was recognized for its role in advancing wellness and wellbeing and in shaping public health discourse in the Arab region and beyond.

Founded by a group of dedicated volunteers in 1971, ACCESS was created to assist the Arab immigrant population adapt to life in the United States. Among its activities, ACCESS establishes a scientific biennial forum that serves as a major platform for academic and public health leaders, health and mental health professionals along with policymakers to share best practices and strategic solutions to improve health on a global scale and build research capacity.