Dr. Marwa Farag is an Associate Professor at the School of Public Administration and Development Economics, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies in Qatar. Prior to joining the Doha Institute, she held the position of Associate Professor at the School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan in Canada. Previously, she worked as a Senior Research Associate at the Schneider Institutes for Health Policy, Global Institute for Health and Development at Brandeis University. Dr. Farag's international field experience includes working in Iraq on health financing and resource allocation issues and on health sector reform in Egypt. Dr. Farag's primary research areas are health policy, health financing, health economics, and health program planning and evaluation. Dr. Farag is interested in examining inequities in health care utilization and health outcomes.
Dr. Farag has an M.Sc. in Health Policy, Planning and Financing (Health Economics) from the London School of Economics and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, UK. She has a second Msc. in International Health Policy and Management, and a PhD in Health Policy from the Heller School For Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, USA. Dr. Farag was also a research fellow at the Kennedy School of Government (KSG), Harvard University, the USA for two years.