Professor Dr. Rehab Abdelhai is Professor of Public Health from Cairo University and is currently the Chairman of the Public Health & Community Medicine department at the Armed Forces College of Medicine (AFCM). She is also an alumnus of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, where she obtained an M.Sc. degree in Environmental Epidemiology and Policy in 2003. 

Prior to joining AFCM, Dr. Abdelhai maintained an appointment as Technical Officer for Communicable Diseases at WHO Country office Egypt during the period from 2014 – 2017.

She has more than fifteen years of diverse experience specializing in working with governments, multilateral organizations, NGOs and local communities to achieve sustainable positive outcomes for health in challenging environments.

Dr. Abdelhai has taken special interest in higher education, especially medical education.