Zeina El-Chemali, M.D., M.P.H.


Physician Investigator (Cl)
Psychiatry, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Associate Neurologist
Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Psychiatrist
Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
MD American University - Beirut, Faculty of Medicine 1991
MPH Harvard School of Public Health 2008
africa; aging; dementia; early onset dementia; global health; health equity; middle east; neurodegenerative disease; war Dr. Chemali’s research interests include the social determinants of health in developing countries, the impact of structural violence on vulnerable groups, especially the elderly and the refugees. She has studied the impact of psychosocial factors on the course of neurodegenerative diseases, particularly in early onset dementia, and healthcare delivery systems in the US and abroad. She has published work on these topics in leading peer-reviewed medical journals. Dr. Chemali combines her clinical practice and teaching in the US with extensive work internationally building education and clinical programs in Lebanon, Ethiopia, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Norway, and Brazil. Dr. Chemali has received multiple awards from national and international organizations for her relentless work in Africa and the Middle East to promote education and gender empowerment in the fight against structural violence and poverty. She is the recipient of the award for Excellence in Elder Care in the New Millennium.
Publications Clinical Profile
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