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Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri, Ph.D.

General Information

Adina  Zeki Al Hazzouri, Ph.D.


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  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Epidemiology & Population Health Sciences


Research Interests

  • Social epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular epidemiology
  • Cognitive aging and mental health
  • Life course determinants of health
  • Minority health
  • Epidemiologic methods


2011 PhD
University of Michigan
2006 M.S.
American University of Beirut
2004 B.S.
American University of Beirut



Dr. Zeki Al Hazzouri is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Zeki Al Hazzouri’s research focuses on the area of cognitive aging and minorities’ health. Her program of research focuses on understanding how socioeconomic and cardiovascular factors over the life course influence cognitive and mental health outcomes of vulnerable populations, and evaluating the efficacy of theoretically driven interventions for prevention and risk reduction.

Dr. Zeki Al Hazzouri was trained as a social epidemiologist and then focused on cardiovascular epidemiology during her postdoctoral fellowship which was funded by the American Heart Association, American Stroke Association, and American Brain Foundation. She currently holds a 5-year K01 award from the National Institute on Aging. In her research, Dr. Zeki Al Hazzouri works with several epidemiologic cohorts including, the Sacramento Area Latinos Study on Aging (SALSA), the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA), and the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS).