Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Costs of War


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Omar Dewachi

Assistant Professor of Public Health, American University of Beirut

In 2008, Omar Dewachi graduated from Harvard University with a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology. Dewachi has worked on Iraqi medical doctors, their role in the formation of the Iraqi state, migration to the UK and integration in the British National Health Service (NHS). Dewachi’s current research is on war injuries and patients seeking healthcare outside Iraq.

Areas of Interest: Iraq, refugees, public health, displacement