Assistant professor of human development nursing science
Individuals of Middle Eastern or North African descent traditionally have been classified as “white” by the U.S. government, but advocates have long campaigned for a separate checkbox. Sarah Abboud, an expert in Arab American health, can speak to these efforts.
Abboud also has conducted research on LGBTQ+ health in Lebanon and is working on a gender-based violence prevention intervention for young adult Arabs in Chicago.
- Immigrant health.
- Arab American health.
- Sexual health.
- LGBTQ+ health.
- Health equity.
Languages: English, Arabic and French.
Areas of Expertise