Kassem M. KassakPhD
Dr. Kassak is an Associate Professor of Public Health Practice in the Department of Health Management and Policy, at the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), the American University of Beirut (AUB). He is the Director of the Executive Master in Health Care Leadership at FHS. He is a Professor of Management, Planning, Quality and Performance Improvement in Health Care Organizations. He holds a PhD from the University of Minnesota in Health Services Research, Policy and Administration and an MPH from AUB. He is a WHO and World Bank consultant on health management, capacity building and human resources for health. He also served as an advisor to several local and International health care organizations on strategic planning and Management. He led several projects on p erformance measurement and improvement as well as monitoring and evaluation in health care settings and institutions. His research interests are on the evaluation of health systems especially in the areas of providers of healthcare, utilization of health services, and health outcomes. He initiated and coordinated several capacity development programs in Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, KSA, Kuwait, Qatar and UAE.