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Habib Rima R.

E-mail: rima.habib@aub.edu.lb

Rima Habib is a Professor of environmental and occupational health in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. She holds a Master of Public Health, a Master of Occupational Health and Safety, and a Ph.D in Public Health and Community Medicine from the University of New South Wales. She currently serves as the chair of the Department of Environmental Health at the American University of Beirut.

Dr. Habib's research activities and contributions have focused on the following research themes: (1) Work-related exposures and human health; (2) Ecosystem approaches to human health in poor rural communities; and (3) Health of displaced, refugee and migrant populations. Her research - doubly focused on marginalized workers and unrecognized labor - aims to highlight the intersections of work, gender, environment, and health in Lebanon and the Arab region, often pushing beyond the boundaries of orthodoxy within her field.

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