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Bringing the expertise of Illinois to the world, and a world of expertise to Illinois

UIC Global Health Colloquium

**Please note the time change to 12:30pm**

Dr. Abboud’s research work centers on the intersections of ethnicity, sexuality, gender, health, and immigration among immigrants, ethnic minorities, and sexual minorities in the United States, in particular Arabs and Arab Americans, and in Lebanon. Her work is informed by social justice, intersectionality, and health equity frameworks and aims at decreasing the health disparities faced by marginalized populations. Along with her research work, she has extensive experience in sexual health, qualitative research methods, mixed methods, and community-based participatory research approaches.

  • group of African orphans
  • View of Mt. Lamiuga with the UIC GMED and SPH students

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To improve the health of populations and individuals around the world, and to reduce health disparities, by collaboratively conducting trans-disciplinary research, training the next generations of global health leaders, and building the capacities of global and local partners

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