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Dr Basil Aboul-Enein

MSc MPH MA EdD FACN FRSPH

Distance Learning Tutor
of Public Health

LSHTM
15-17 Tavistock Place
London
WC1H 9SH
United Kingdom

Dr. Aboul-Enein attended the University of Central Arkansas receiving his Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology. He earned his dual Master degrees in Nutrition Education and Public Health from Texas Woman’s University and University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. He also holds a Master of Arts in Historical Studies from Norwich University Military College of Vermont. He received his Doctorate in Health Education from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, Kirksville, Missouri. Prior to commissioning as a Captain in the United States Air Force Biomedical Science Corps where he served as chief of medical intelligence and preventive medicine, he worked in several institutions and medical facilities including Baylor College of Medicine, the USDA WIC nutrition program for the city of Houston, Texas, and the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health and a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition.

Affiliations

Professional Support Services
Faculty of Public Health and Policy

Teaching

Dr. Aboul-Enein has taught undergraduate and graduate level courses in public health, nutrition, health education, health promotion, and history in several colleges and universities including the University of South Dakota, Northeastern University, Purdue University, Johnson & Wales University, and the University of New England (Maine, US). At LSHTM, he is a distance learning tutor for graduate courses in the MSc public health programme.

Research

Dr. Aboul-Enein's research interests include cultural competency and diversity in health education practices, public health nutrition, global health, international health (North Africa/Near East emphasis), social justice in public health, medical humanities, public health historiography, and history of preventive medicine.

Research Area
Health promotion
Public health history
Behaviour change
Global Health
Discipline
History
Nutrition
Political science
Sociology
Social Sciences
Disease and Health Conditions
Non-communicable diseases
Obesity
Region
Arab World
Middle East & North Africa (all income levels)

Selected Publications

Physical activity interventions promoted in the Arabic-speaking region: A review of the current literature.
Benajiba N; Mahrous L; Janah K; Alqabbani SF; Chavarria EA; Aboul-Enein BH
2020
Obesity Reviews
Can Dream Science Be Used To Elicit Healthy Behaviors?
Bijaoui N; Bernstein J; Markham C; Aboul-Enein B
2019
International Journal of Dream Research
Food-based dietary guidelines of Arabic-speaking countries: a culturally congruent profile.
Coats L; Bernstein J; Dodge E; Bechard L; Aboul-Enein BH
2019
Public Health Nutrition
Fruits and vegetables embedded in classic video games: a health-promoting potential?
Aboul-Enein BH; Bernstein J; Kruk J
2018
International journal of food sciences and nutrition
Revisiting Desmond Doss (1919-2006): Merging Combat Medicine and Benevolence on the Battlefield.
Puddy WC; Blankinship LA; Bernstein J; Aboul-Enein BH
2018
The Journal of emergency medicine
Dietary transition and obesity in selected Arabicspeaking countries: a review of the current evidence.
Aboul-Enein BH; Bernstein J; Neary AC
2017
Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal
Ancel Benjamin Keys (1904-2004): His early works and the legacy of the modern Mediterranean diet.
Aboul-Enein BH; Puddy WC; Bernstein J
2017
Journal of medical biography
Peer-reviewed public health journals from Arabic-speaking countries: An updated snapshot.
Aboul-Enein BH; Bernstein J; Bowser JE
2016
Journal of public health policy
Reflections of the Holy Quran and the Mediterranean diet: A culturally congruent approach to obesity?
Aboul-Enein BH
2015
Mediterranean Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
Health-Promoting Verses as mentioned in the Holy Quran.
Aboul-Enein BH
2014
Journal of religion and health
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