Understanding Basics of Health Research


Amit Abraham, MD, MPH

Amit Abraham

Instructor in Population Health Sciences
Projects Specialist
Institute for Population Health
Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar
Doha, Qatar

Dr. Abraham is an Instructor in Population Health Sciences / Projects Specialist working in the Institute for Population Health (IPH) at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar. He is responsible for managing public health research and community programs, particularly those promoting health awareness and disease prevention in the State of Qatar. He is an active participant in the IPH’s public health teaching programs for pre-medical and medical students. His primary research interests pertain to environmental health and its impact on the local community. These comprise, but are not limited to, air quality, particulate matter and respiratory disease, pesticide use, climate change, and sustainable urban and community development, with a focus on the interplay between these issues. His other interests include lifestyle medicine, risk communication and public health.

Dr. Abraham is an alumnus of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, having obtained his MD in 2011. He completed his Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA in December 2018. He is an inductee of the Alpha Chapter of Delta Omega Public Health Honorary Society.