Who Is She

Mona Hussein Haidar
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Personal information

Medical Doctor
Mona Hussein Haidar

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  • Master's degree, Public Health (Global Health concentration), 2009, Harvard School of Public Health, United States of America.
  • Internal Medicine Residency, 2006, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Medical degree, 2003, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Bachelor of Science degree, Nutrition, 1998, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Areas of expertise

  • Social Medicine
  • Global Health (focus on HIV)
  • Internal Medicine
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Sesotho

Work history

  • Full time faculty & Leader of the social medicine and global health program (education, teaching, service and advocacy), 2009 - present, School of Medicine, Lebanese American University.
  • Research Fellow, July 2008 - July 2009, Global Health& Social Medicine department, Harvard Medical School.
  • Consultant, February - June 2008, School of Medicine, Lebanese American University.
  • Clinic Director, January 2007 - January 2008, Lesotho HIV rural initiative (scale up of HIV testing and treatment in the rural areas of Lesotho), Partners In Health.
  • Public Health and EWARS (Early Warning and Response System) Officer, September/November/December 2006, World Health Organization (Lebanon).

Honorary office and memberships

  • Member of the Lebanese Aids Society, 2010 - present.
  • Member of the Web-based Communities of the Global Health Delivery Project, 2009 - present.
  • Member of the Harvard Alumni, 2009 - present.
  • Member of the People Health Movement, 2006 - present.
  • Member of the Worldwide Alumni Association of AUB, 2003 - present.
  • Volunteer with the Volunteer Outreach Clinic, 2001 - present.


Major achievements: 

-Harvard Medical School, Global Health & Social Medicine department:

  •  Participating in the research and development of academic products for the Global Health     Delivery project.
  • Participating teaching the course “Introduction to Social Medicine” .
  •  Co-moderating the adherence for antiretroviral therapy and retention web-based community   of  practice for global health implementers.

-Lebanese American University School of Medicine: Developing the social medicine and global health curriculum.

-Lesotho HIV Rural Initiative, Partners in Health:

  •  Providing medical care including HIV testing and counseling, antiretroviral therapy, &          tuberculosis treatment.
  • Training community health workers on HIV, Tuberculosis, and primary care.
  • Supervising the clinic’s income generating projects, food and formula programs.