Ghida AlJuburi, JD, PhD is a Senior Scholar with the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University. Her interests lie in exploring the intersection of health, culture, religion, and the law. Her previous research and writings have focused on orphan diseases such as Sickle Cell disorders impacting minority, migrant and immigrant communities which could be better managed through local policy initiatives. Dr. AlJuburi spent most of the past decade working and advising in multiple senior roles in Qatar.
Dr. AlJuburi holds a PhD from Imperial College’s department of Primary Care and Social Medicine and her JD from the George Mason University School of Law. She is admitted to practice in both the United States and as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales. She received her BA from the Johns Hopkins University, and a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Columbia University.
Dr. AlJuburi held the position of Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research at Weill-Cornell School of Medicine. She is the founder of Salzay Advisory and is currently writing and consulting on projects of interest domestically and internationally. Dr. AlJuburi serves as a Global Public Health Advisor to boards and high-profile board members in the U.S. and abroad. Her intersectionality expertise has allowed her to advise on the influence of healthcare in shaping international alliances, health of nations, and economies of developing, emerging, and developed countries. An insightful collaborator who forges partnerships with leaders and policy makers in health and education, she also sits on international and local boards and committees including the King Hussein Cancer Foundation.