Dr. Danawi is an epidemiologist by training and received his doctorate degree in Community Health Science focusing in Epidemiology from the University of Texas at Houston. He has also earned a master degree in Environmental Health sciences from the American University of Beirut. He has travelled extensively to the Middle East and Africa and been involved in Public Health projects in various countries. Dr. Danawi appreciates diversity and has a deep understanding of the issue of Environmental injustice and Tropical Diseases affecting endemic areas in the world. He is passionate about creating a positive social change in areas where it is most needed.