Dr Marian Abouzeid



Senior Research Fellow


Faculty of Arts and Education


Alfred Deakin Institute


Marian Abouzeid is a Senior Research Fellow focussed on Humanitarian Issues in Armed Conflict based at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation and an Adjunct Research Assistant Professor with the American University of Beirut. She is also a Research Affiliate with the Centre for Humanitarian Leadership (A Deakin University - Save the Children Australia partnership). Abouzeid served as the Associate Project Lead of the Lancet - AUB Commission on Syria (2018-2020) and as the foundational Executive Director of the forthcoming Global Alliance on War, Conflict and Health (2019-2021).  She is currently co-principal investigator and research lead of an international research initiative examining humanitarian research and innovation investments and Deputy Lead of the Global Humanitarian Mapping Consortium. 

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Policies on return and reintegration of displaced healthcare workers towards rebuilding conflict-affected health systems: a review for The Lancet-AUB Commission on Syria

D Rayes, L Meiqari, R Yamout, A Abbara, I Nuwayhid, S Jabbour, M Abouzeid

(2021), Vol. 15, Conflict and Health, England, C1

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A Generation at Risk: The Impacts of Lebanon's Escalating Humanitarian Crisis on Children

M Abouzeid, D Halwani, A Mokdad, R Habib

(2021), Vol. 9, Frontiers in Public Health, Switzerland, C1

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Conflict-related health research in Syria, 2011-2019: a scoping review for The Lancet - AUB Commission on Syria

M Abouzeid, M Elzalabany, I Nuwayhid, S Jabbour

(2021), Vol. 15, Conflict and Health, England, C1

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Environmental and social determinants of acute rheumatic fever: A longitudinal cohort study

J Cannon, M Abouzeid, N de Klerk, C Dibben, J Carapetis, J Katzenellenbogen

(2019), Vol. 147, Epidemiology and Infection, England, C1

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Time to tackle rheumatic heart disease: Data needed to drive global policy dialogues

M Abouzeid, R Wyber, S La Vincente, K Sliwa, L Zühlke, B Mayosi, J Carapetis

(2019), Vol. 14, pp. 456-468, Global Public Health, England, C1

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Burden of cardiovascular diseases in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, 1990-2015: findings from the Global Burden of Disease 2015 study

A Tehrani-Banihashemi, M Moradi-Lakeh, C Elbcheraoui, R Charara, I Khalil, A Afshin, M Collison, F Daoud, K Krohn, A Chew, L Cornaby, K Foreman, J Frostad, N Kassebaum, L Kemmer, M Kutz, P Liu, M Mirarefin, G Nguyen, H Wang, B Zipkin, A Abajobir, M Abouzeid, N Abu-Rmeileh, A Ahmad Kiadaliri, M Ahmed, B Aksut, K Alam, D Alasfoor, R Ali, R Alizadeh-Navaei, R Al-Raddadi, U Alsharif, K Altirkawi, N Alvis-Guzman, N Anber, P Anwari, J Ärnlöv, S Asgedom, T Atey, A Awasthi, T Bärnighausen, U Bacha, A Barac, S Barker-Collo, N Bedi, D Bennett, D Berhe, S Biadgilign, Z Butt, J Carapetis, R Castro, A Chitheer, K Davletov, S Dharmaratne, S Djalalinia, H Do, M Dubey, H Ebrahimi, B Eshrati, A Esteghamati, M Farvid, S Fereshtehnejad, F Fischer, S Gebrehiwot, T Gebrehiwot, R Gillum, P Gona, R Gupta, N Hafezi-Nejad, R Hamadeh, S Hamidi, M Hsairi, S Jee, J Jonas, C Karimkhani, A Kasaeian, Y Khader, E Khan, D Kim, D Lal, H Larson, A Latif, S Linn, P Lotufo, R Lunevicius, H Magdyabdelrazek, A Majeed, R Malekzadeh, D Malta, T Meier, P Memiah, Z Memish, W Mendoza, G Mensah, A Meretoja, T Miller, E Mirrakhimov, S Mohammed, Q Nguyen

(2018), Vol. 63, pp. 137-149, International Journal of Public Health, Switzerland, C1

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Public health and war: A critical synthesis towards a new approach

A Sabouni, M Abouzeid, N Fardousi, F Ghaddar, S Jabbour

(2018), Vol. 28, pp. 323-323, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, C1

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Rheumatic heart disease across the Western Pacific: Not just a Pacific Island problem

M Abouzeid, J Katzenellenbogen, R Wyber, D Watkins, T Johnson, J Carapetis

(2017), Vol. 9, pp. 1-14, Heart Asia, London, Eng., C1

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Socio-cultural disparities in GDM burden differ by maternal age at first delivery

M Abouzeid, V Versace, E Janus, M-A Davey, B Philpot, J Oats, J Dunbar

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-11, PloS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1

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A population-based observational study of diabetes during pregnancy in Victoria, Australia, 1999-2008

M Abouzeid, V Versace, E Janus, M-A Davey, B Philpot, J Oats, J Dunbar

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 1-9, BMJ Open, London, England, C1

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The potential for measuring ethnicity and health in a multicultural milieu - the case of type 2 diabetes in Australia

M Abouzeid, R Bhopal, J Dunbar, E Janus

(2013), Vol. 19, pp. 1-16, Ethnicity & health, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Type 2 diabetes prevalence varies by socio-economic status within and between migrant groups: analysis and implications for Australia

M Abouzeid, B Philpot, E Janus, M Coates, J Dunbar

(2013), Vol. 13, pp. 1-9, BMC Public Health, London, Eng., C1

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A review of population-based prevalence studies of physical activity in adults in the Asia-Pacific region

R Macniven, A Bauman, M Abouzeid

(2012), Vol. 12, pp. 1-11, BMC public health, London, England, C1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

The Lancet-AUB Commission on Syria: Health in Conflict. The Global Alliance on War, Conflict and Health.

Dr Marian Abouzeid

American University of Beirut

  • 2020: $55,458

Global Mapping of Humanitarian Research and Innovation Investment Initiatives.

Dr Marian Abouzeid

American University of Beirut

  • 2022: $71,760
  • 2021: $13,804

Global Prioritization Exercise (GPE) Regional and National Actors Consultations on Humanitarian Research and Innovation.

Dr Marian Abouzeid, Prof Shahram Akbarzadeh

American University of Beirut

  • 2022: $67,455


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