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Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing


The Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing at the Lebanese American University is one of the most prestigious schools of nursing in Lebanon, and a pioneer in interprofessional education in the Middle East. The school offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) degree that enables graduates to work as generalist nurses. The school is committed to excellence in education through a concept-based curriculum and experiential learning approaches, as well as a learning environment that promotes personal and professional development. The B.S.N. program at LAU is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education and registered by the Department of Education of New York State, HEGIS code 1203.10.

Mission & Vision

The Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing is dedicated to improving the health of the people of Lebanon and the Middle East region by educating professional nurses and contributing to advances in health care through innovative research, scholarship, and service. To assure academic excellence, the curriculum is built on a liberal arts foundation and complements nursing science with knowledge from the biomedical and social sciences. Through an interprofessional educational process we engage students as whole persons, preparing them to be empathic, competent, and ethical clinicians and future leaders in health care.

The vision of the Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing is to be the pioneering school of nursing in Lebanon and the Middle East region through interprofessional education of knowledgeable, skilled and conscientious professional nurses and generation of new nursing knowledge to address contemporary health care needs.

School Administration


  • Costantine Daher, Ph.D.  Interim

Nursing Program Director

  • Rita Doumit, Ph.D., MPH, RN

Faculty & Staff


  • Mira Abi Saad-Youssef, M.S.N., RN
  • Joseph Abou Rjeily, M.S.N., RN
  • Abed Al Wahab Al Firikh, M.S.N., RN, CNRN
  • Myrna Doumit, Ph.D., RN, FAAN
  • Rita Doumit, Ph.D., MPH, RN
  • ​Zeina El-Jordi, M.S.N., RN
  • Maha Habre, DNP, RN, CEN
  • Ola Sukkarieh-Haraty, Ph.D., RN


  • Corinne Waked Dargham, M.Sc., Lead Executive Assistant
  • Patricia Habib, Part-time Academic Assistant

Degrees Offered

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