Thalia Arawi, PhD
Founding Director, Salim El-Hoss Bioethics & Professionalism Program (SHBPP)
Clinical Bioethicist Vice Chair, Medical Center Ethics Committee
American University of Beirut & Medical Center Faculty of Medicine
Thalia Arawi, PhD is the Founding Director of the Salim El-Hoss Bioethics & Professionalism Program at the American University Beirut Faculty of Medicine and Medical Center. Dr. Arawi is also the Clinical Bioethicist and Clinical Ethics Consultant at AUBMC and the Vice Chair of the Medical Center Ethics Committee there. She 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 to mention but a few. Dr. Arawi is a founding member and Advisory Board member of the Bioethics Network on Women's Issues in the Arab Region. She has participated on a multitude of international conferences and has several publications on bioethics and her research interests are mainly in the areas of clinical ethics, biomedical ethics and medical education.