Dr. Basil attended the University of Central Arkansas receiving his Bachelor of Science in Human Ecology. He received his dual Master degrees in Nutrition and Public Health from Texas Woman’s University and University of Texas Health Science Center, respectively. He also holds a Master of Arts in Historical Studies from Norwich UniversityMilitary College of Vermont. He earned his Doctorate in Health Education from A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, Kirksville, Missouri. Prior to commissioning as a Captain in the US Air Force Biomedical Science Corps where he served as Chief of Medical Intelligence, he worked in several institutions and medical facilities including Baylor College of Medicine, the USDA WIC nutrition program for the city of Houston, Texas, and the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in nutrition, public health, and history at Houston Community College, East Mississippi Community College, San Jacinto College, University of South Dakota, Northeastern University, and the University of London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Dr. Aboul-Enein has published several manuscripts in peer-reviewed public health journals on topics covering health promotion, public health historiography, history of preventive medicine, preventive nutrition, cultural competency in health education, and international health (North Africa and Near East focus). He is an editorial board member of the Journal of Cultural Diversity and a Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health.