Faisal Aboul-Enein, Doctor of Public Health

Dissertation Committee Adjunct,
Department of Healthcare

With over 25 years of healthcare, and higher education experience, Dr. Faisal Aboul-Enein has emerged in the healthcare community, as a highly recognized mentor and thought leader on the deep domestic forces changing US Healthcare through dedicated achievements to the healthcare industry at large and in global health trends. Dr. Aboul-Enein has been innovative in the necessity of creating viable solutions to these key issues through his own life experiences in higher education and healthcare field. As a practicing nurse practitioner, he has seen first-hand the frustration and disconnect in providing coordinated care to patients. This experience caused me to be disenchanted and less empowered to want to engage. As a result of exposure to this life experience and then 25 years as a provider and executive in healthcare delivery, Dr. Aboul-Enein was inspired to create a population health model and published Empowering Clinicians: A Population Health Model through needs and consensus.

  Dr. Aboul-Enein, author and presenter for many professional articles, studies, and projects is currently working on several extensive writing projects related to healthcare reform and innovation. Dr. Aboul-Enein has been involved in research dealing in health access with feasibility analysis and healthcare economic issues related to the need to provide prevention as a cost saving mechanism. He served as a reservist officer in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps with the rank of lieutenant commander involved as a nurse practitioner in correctional care and as a strategic health care advisor to the Office of the Surgeon General.

   Dr. Aboul-Enein has a BSN (Magna Cum Laude) from University of Central Arkansas. He hold a Master in Public Health and a Master’s of Science in Nursing, specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He holds Doctor of Public Health with a specialization in Community Health, Healthcare Administration from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He also is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. Dr. Aboul-Enein has served on numerous hospital, non-profit and for-profit advisory boards. He is fluent in Arabic, English and Spanish.


  • Doctorate in Community Health Practice
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Master's in Family Nurse-Practitioner
    The University of Tex
  • Master's in Community Health
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Bachelor's in Nursing
    University of Central Arkansas

Research Interests

Population Health, Strategic Planning, Outpatient Care Management