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abdelghani     

Assaf Abdelghani, ScD
Professor
Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2109
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 988-2769
Fax: (504) 988-1726
assafa@tulane.edu

 




Research Interests:

Impact of toxicants on human health and the environment; environmental health in developing countries

  
Educational Background:

  • ScD, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • MSPH, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • BSc, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Professional Achievements:

  • 1981 Outstanding Faculty Award/Tulane school of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
  • 2000 Champion of Public Health Award
  • 2008 Teaching Scholar Award/ Tulane school of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

Selected Publications: 

View Dr. Abdelghani's publications at his NCBI profile page.

Dr. Abdelghani is a Professor of Global Environmental Health Sciences at Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Dr. Abdelghani has worked for national and international health organizations and ministries of health in many countries including Middle Eastern countries (Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey) and others (Taiwan, Kazakhstan, Honduras, Nicaragua and Mexico). He also occupied the position of senior Public Health Officer in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

His current research and teaching focus on national and international environmental public health concerns including assessment of the impact of biological and chemical contaminants on human health and the environment , food safety, water quality/and environmental health in developing countries. Dr. Abdelghani serves on the editorial board of six international public health journals including the Journal of Environmental Toxicology, Reviews On Environmental Health and the Journal of International Environmental Research and Public Health. Dr. Abdelghani has more than a 120 scientific Publications and national and international presentations.

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