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Dr. Basil 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, 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 Johnson & Wales University, Salve Regina University, Rutgers University, University of New England, Purdue University, and the University of London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. He has published over 60 manuscripts in several peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Public Health Policy, Obesity Reviews, Public Health (by the Royal Society for Public Health), WHO-Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Journal of Religion & Health, American Journal of Health Education, Annals of Global Health, Journal of Medical Humanities, Pedagogy in Health Promotion, Public Health Nutrition, Journal of Community Health, Journal of Emergency Medicine, Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, and the Journal of Medical Biography. on topics covering international health, global health, 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.