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ABOUT CMP

Launched in May 2016, the Conflict Medicine Program (CMP) at the Global Health Institute is the first of its kind to be established within a civilian academic institution. The CMP combines academic expertise with AUB’s strategic location in the MENA that offers direct access to conflict zones and populations impacted by conflict. Through an established conceptual framework, CMP aims to address the biological, psychological and social consequences of wounding and trauma from war. This framework builds on local, regional, and international partnerships to engage professionals from academic and nonacademic organizations from across specialties and disciplines to treat, recover, and rehabilitate war injuries amongst civilians by applying a comprehensive approach.

 

 

CMP aspires to become the global leader for research and training on conflict and health by integrating rigorous research, theory, teaching, and practice. Through this platform, CMP aims to translate knowledge from war zones into expertise by educating and training health professionals on innovative research and clinical skills to treat large numbers of war injuries and war-related afflictions. One of its flagship projects led by King’s College London with regional and international partners is the UK Research and Innovation GCRF Research for Health in Conflict (R4HC); developing capability, partnerships and research in the Middle and Near East (MENA).

GOALS

CMP TEAM

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Ghassan Abu Sitta, MBChB, FRCS(Plast)

Director, Conflict Medicine Program, Global Health Institute, American University of Beirut
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, AUBMC
Ext: 5260 -5648

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Zahi Abdul Sater, PhD

Manager, GHI Programs
Coordinator, Conflict Medicine Program
Ext: 4933

Theresa Farhat – Blue BG (1)

Theresa Farhat, PhD

Project Coordinator, Conflict Medicine Program

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Lubna Jaber, BSc

Part-Time Research Assistant, Conflict Medicine Program

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Malak Kaddoura, RPh, MSc

Research Assistant, CMP

PROJECTS

NIHR GLOBAL HEALTH RESEARCH GROUP ON POST CONFLICT TRAUMA (PrOTeCT)

Understanding the long-term burden of conflict trauma using an interdisciplinary approach in collaboration with the Center for Blast Injury Studies at Imperial college London

WASH AND AMR IN AN ECOLOGY OF WAR (WAMREW)

Building the network to tackle the spread of anti-microbial resistance through water in protracted conflicts

R4HC-MENA

Research for Health in Conflict (R4HC-MENA) – developing capability, partnerships and research in the Middle and Near East (MENA): in collaboration with King’s College London

PARTNERS