Thalia Arawi, PhD Dr. Thalia (Talia) Arawi is Founding Director of the Salim El-Hoss Bioethics and Professionalism Program (SHBPP) at the American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center. The SHBPP the first and only Regional Bioethics and Professionalism Program in the Arab Region. Dr. Arawi is the first Arab to specialize in Bioethics with two PhDs. She is also the Clinical Bioethicist, Clinical Ethics Consultant and Healthcare Mediator at AUBMC. Dr. Arawi is the first Arab member to be appointed on the board of the International Association of Bioethics and is also member of the American Society of Bioethics, the Canadian Society of Bioethics, the Provincial Health Ethics Network and the Lebanese National Advisory Commission of the Ethics in Life Sciences and Healthcare, the International Society of Clinical Ethics, to mention but a few. Dr. Arawi is founding member and Advisory Board member of the Bioethics Network on Women's Issues in the Arab Region and has been elected as the First Chair of the Network. She has also been recently elected fellow at the ge2p2 global foundation for the advance ethical and scientific rigour in research and evidence generation for governance, policy and practice in human rights action, humanitarian response, health, education, heritage stewardship, and sustainable development – serving governments, international agencies, civil society organizations, commercial entities, consortia and alliances (USA). Dr. Arawi is also a the first Arab consultant at the Center for Conflict Resolution in Healthcare LLC, Memphis TN. She has participated in a multitude of national, regional and international conferences and has several publications on bioethics.
Dr. Abu-Sitta, humane physician who makes trips to Gaza for the past 5years to treat injured Palestinians free of charge and under fire.see more