Fouad Fouad

American University of Beirut

Fouad Fouad (Amer U of Beirut) is Associate Professor of Public Health Practice in the Epidemiology & Population Health Department at the Faculty of Health Sciences, and a Co-Director of the Refugees Health Program at the Global Health Institute at the American University of Beirut (AUB). His current research interests focus on the forced displaced population, chronic diseases in humanitarian settings and health system in conflict context. He has special interest on Syrian refugee crisis including displacement inside Syria and the neighboring countries, as well as the attack on healthcare facilities and the humanitarian health response to violent conflict. Fouad is a Principle Investigator and Co-Investigator of several projects on health system resilience in fragile and shock-prone settings; NCDs  in protracted and armed conflict including cancer care and mental health in countries in crises. He served as a commissioner in two Lancet Commissions; AUB Lancet Commission on Syria and the crises in global governance, health and aid; and UCL Lancet Commission on Migration and Health.