Part-Time Faculty


Basil Aboul-Enein attended the University of Central Arkansas receiving his Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology. He received his dual Master's degrees in Nutrition and Public Health from Texas Woman’s University and University of Texas Health Science Center, respectively. He also holds a Master of Arts in Historical Studies from Norwich University Military College of Vermont. He earned his Doctorate in Education (Health Education focus) from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, Kirksville, Missouri. Prior to commissioning into Active Duty as a Captain in the US Air Force Biomedical Science Corps where he served as Chief of Medical Intelligence, he worked in several institutions and medical facilities including Baylor College of Medicine, the USDA WIC nutrition program for the city of Houston, Texas, and the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He also worked in Civil Service for U.S Navy Medicine. He has taught in various fields of public health sciences at Northeastern University, Purdue University, and the University of London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.

His research interests focus on cultural competency and diversity in public health education & promotion practices, international health (Middle East/North Africa emphasis), public health nutrition, medical humanities, obesity interventions, social justice in public health, and global health issues. He has published over 55 peer-reviewed manuscripts in several academic journals such as the Journal of Public Health Policy, Obesity Reviews, Public Health (by the Royal Society for Public Health), WHO-Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, Journal of Religion & Health, American Journal of Health Education, Perspectives of Public Health, Annals of Global Health, Journal of Medical Humanities, Pedagogy in Health Promotion, Public Health Nutrition, Journal of Community Health, Archives of Sexual Behavior, International Journal of Food Sciences & Nutrition, Journal of Emergency Medicine, Journal of Public Health, Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, and the Journal of Medical Biography. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health and a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition.

In his spare time, he enjoys reading books on the history of medicine and medical humanities.


A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
Doctorate in Education , Health Education

Texas Woman’s University and University of Texas Health Science Center
Dual Master's Degrees, Nutrition and Public Health

Norwich University Military College of Vermont
Master of Arts, Historical Studies

University of Central Arkansas
Bachelor of Science, Human Ecology