Basil Aboul-Enein



Dr. Basil Aboul-Enein attended the University of Central Arkansas receiving his Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology. He earned his dual Master’s 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.

Professional Experience

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, United States Navy 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 has taught a wide range of public health sciences, nutrition, and humanities courses at Rutgers University, University of New England, Purdue University, Cornell University, and the University of London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He has published over 80 manuscripts in several peer-reviewed journals such as the PLOS ONE, Journal of Mental Health, Tropical Medicine & International Health, Nutrition Reviews, Sexual Medicine Reviews, Archives of Sexual Behavior, Technology in Society, Public Health Nutrition, Nutrition Bulletin, Annals of Global Health, Journal of Public Health, Journal of Public Health Policy, Journal of Religion & Health, Journal of Community Health, WHO Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Journal of Health Care for the Poor & Underserved, and the Journal of Medical Biography on topics covering international health, global health issues, nutrition education, public health nutrition, health education/health promotion, public health historiography, history of preventive medicine, and cultural competency in health education. In his spare time, he enjoy reading books on Middle East history and historical autobiographies. He is a fervent believer of "servant leadership", which stems from his experience on Active Duty. He looks forward to serving as both a mentor and as a resource for all eager students.