Arabian building, 3rd floor
Kantari, Hamra District
Beirut, Lebanon
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Dr. Salam Jalloul, Medical Director, MD

A Family Physician and Geriatrician - University of Rouen, France. She has been a practicing physician for more than 20 years in France and Lebanon and completed her Palliative Care Certification from the University of Lyon last year. She is a member of the Order of Physicians in Lebanon and is a founding member and the current President of the Lebanese Geriatric Society. Dr. Jalloul has been recently appointed as a member on the Palliative Care Committee and an associate at the department of Family Medicine at the AUBMC.

Joseph Gebran Kahhaleh, MD

Dr. Kahhaleh Worked as Emergency Physician and Assistant surgeon in the operating theatre. With several years of experience in research he was appointed at the AUB as Research Associate on a component of the Burden of disease in Lebanon and worked for W.H.O on several research projects as principal investigator. Currently, he is an instructor at the Faculty of Medicine at the AUB, and a lecturer in medicine and in public Health and Health Management at the Lebanese University, Faculty of Public Health and Faculty of Dentistry.
Dr. Kahhaleh is a member of the Lebanese Order of Physicians.

Rosa Maria Rahime, MD (Bekaa Office)

Dr. Rahime professional experience started in the University Hospital: Faculty of Medicine “Miguel Enriquez” and the polyclinic “Wilfredo Perez Perez” in Havana, Cuba (1986-1991) as a Family Medicine Specialist. She has been practicing in Lebanon since 1992. Currently, she is a member of the Medical Staff in the Department of Family Medicine in AUB Medical Center of Beirut. Dr. Rahime is also a member of the Lebanese Order of Physicians, Lebanese Society of Family Medicine, Cuba Order of Physicians and Cuban Society of Family Medicine.

Helen Samaha Nuwayhid, RN, MPH, MSN

As director of nursing, she has undertaken a major restructuring and revamping of nursing service departments in two prominent Beirut hospitals. As a consultant, educator, and administrator; she has designed and implemented curricula for schools of nursing. She has accumulated a breadth of experience from both Lebanon and the United States. Mrs. Nuwayhed is currently the President of the Order of Nurses as well as SANAD’s adviser and representative on the National Committee for Palliative Care.

Zeinab Zebara, Supervising Nurse, RN, BSN

Before joining SANAD in 2013, Zeinab worked as a Registered Nurse in Obstetrics and Gynecology Oncology at AUBMC. She participated in a number of statistical research studies in different disciplines including children’s asthma, geriatric complications, pressure ulcers, and domestic violence. She is certified in administration of chemotherapy under the Nursing Skills Competency Program at AUBMC. Mrs. Zebara, with more than three years of dedication to SANAD, is occupying the position of Supervising Nurse at the organization.

Saria Gerges, RN, BSN

After graduating in 2007 from the Lebanese University with a BS degree in nursing, Saria started working at St Charles hospital till 2009. One year at the surgical unit followed by another one in the intensive care unit. Then she worked at AUBMC from 2009 till 2016 in the obstetric-gynecology (oncology gynecology) unit. She likes to communicate and providing the appropriate teaching to the patients. She took her bachelor degree in nursing, year 2007 from the Lebanese University, public health, section II. She had a certificate from the National collaboration prenatal neonatal network and another one an acute pain course. She was in the pain committee at AUBMC. Saria had a physician's award for best obs-gyn RN. Saria started working at SANAD in April 2016.

Daline Basset, Psychologist, MA

Ms. Daline Basset graduated from the Lebanese University with a Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Psychology and from USJ in 2006 with a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and Psychopathology. Ms. Basset completed 4 years of intensive training in Analytic Psychology, and her clinical rotations in Hôpital Psychiatrique de la Croix and Om El Nour. She has previously worked with homeless children at Home of Hope for 6 years, at Notre dame de la Délivrance, and at Rabitat el Mahabba. She currently works at Blessed Organization with mentally challenged individuals, at the Spiritual Maronite Court, and as a private practitioner. Daline joined SANAD in May 2015 as a Hospice Psychologist.

Sahar Masri, Knowledge and Research Officer, BS

After graduating in 2012, with a BS degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the American University of Beirut, she joined the humanitarian field through working in an international non­governmental organization starting as a field officer as part of a health program providing subsidized primary health care for Syrian refugees. She was responsible for disseminating pertinent health information and conducting health education sessions. A year later on she was assigned to monitor the implementation of the program as the health project manager. Earlier this year, she joined another organization as a health data management assistant. Her scope of work included ensuring accurate and prompt data collection as well as developing timely reports on project activities and monthly statistics.