Public health has been defined as the art and science of promoting and protecting good health, preventing illness, disability, and premature death, restoring good health when impaired by disease or injury, and improving quality of life .
The mission of the faculty of public health is to advance public health knowledge, promote health and well-being and prevent disease and disability within communities in Lebanon and globally in general. The faculty strives to accomplish this mission through excellence in education, fostering research opportunities and service to communities through collaborative partnerships. The faculty offers three undergraduate programs leading to a bachelor of science (B.Sc.) in the following areas:
- Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH)
- Nursing (NUR)
- Nutrition and dietetics (NUT).
Provide an academic environment for public health education, research and practice
Educate individuals through an academic program that prepares graduates to identify, address, and resolve public health issues and manage public health programs in diverse settings
Disseminate and interpret research results to advance the health of the communities through collaborative public health approaches to health promotion and disease prevention and intervention.