Dr. Issam Raad

Dr. Issam Raad

President and Chair of the Board

Dr. Issam Raad, HOME President and Chair of the Board, is one of the leading experts and physician inventors in the field of healthcare related infections and infections in cancer worldwide. A Distinguished Chairman and an Endowed Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Dr. Raad has chaired the University of Texas MD Anderson's Department of Infectious Diseases for 21 years. Dr. Raad has published over 500 scientific articles in high impact peer-reviewed journals, over 40 book chapters and has more than 120 issued patents. In 1989, Dr. Raad and several Christ-centered physicians met during a conference in Washington, D.C and founded HOME (Health Outreach to the Middle East), a charitable medical organization that exists to offer physical and spiritual healing to people in need in the Middle East. HOME now has grown to support more than 18 clinics, mobile medical units and hospitals in multiple Arab countries. Currently HOME is in the process of establishing a teaching and medical mission training hospital in Cairo, Egypt and expanding the HOME specialty Medical Center in Lebanon

All Sessions by Dr. Issam Raad

The 3rd Emigrants Economic Conference
11:45 - 12:45

PANEL II: The Crisis, Potential of Recovery and Reforms: An Emigrants Perspective

  • How do Emigrants See the Crisis?
  • How do Emigrants Envision the Potential of Economic, Monetary, and Banking Recovery?
  • Are Emigrants Ready to Start Mobilizing Long-Term Capital into Lebanon?
  • How can "Nudge" Theory be Applied in the Current Lebanese Context?