Beatrice Khater-Menassa


Personal Information

Address : Mar Takla, Hazmieh,

Phone : 03-234786

Place and Date of birth: Spain, 1967

Marital status : Married, mother of Sarah-Maria (2000) and Laura (2003)

Languages : English, French, Spanish and Arabic spoken and written fluently


January 1997 Arab Board Certificate #106

June 1996 Family Medicine Specialist, AUB

June 1992 Medical Degree, Saint Joseph University, Lebanon

Current positions

2003-present Clinical Instructor

Family Medicine Department,

American University of Beirut- Lebanon

2013- present Physician of Saint Joseph University daycare

Work experience

2005-June 2013 Coordinator of the “Youth clinic” ­

University Center for Family and Community Health

Saint Joseph University- Lebanon

1999- 2010 Instructor, Family Medicine Department, St Joseph University

Educational Background

Sept 2019 RCPCH –SAHM conference on Adolescent Health

May 2017 International Association for Adolescent Health-MENA Conference

February 2017 Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health course @ Global Health and Training Center

August 2016 Workshop on Adolescents with chronic conditions(Lausanne University – Switzerland)

April 2012 3d Gulf Conference on Adolescents &Youth Health (Saudi Arabia)

Sept 2011 WONCA- Europe (Poland)

February 2010 First Adolescent Health Conference (Saudi Arabia)

March 2009 9th London International Eating Disorders Conference (London)

July 2006 Summer University session on Adolescent Medicine- Besançon(France)

May 2005 8 th International Association for Adolescent Health (Portugal)

July 2002 First European Training Session in Adolescent Medicine and Health- EUTEACH (Switzerland)

April 2001 Trainer for the Free From Smoking Program of the American Lung Association (Lebanon)

Oral Presentations

Workshop in Second Regional Adolescents and Youth Health Conference

( October 2018)

Adolescent Interview

Oral presentation Adolescent and Youth wellbeing in the Arab World conference (December 2016)

Interventions to promote adolescent and youth health and wellbeing within the health system.

Oral presentation at the 12th Annual Conference of the Lebanese Society of Family Medicine in Lebanon (October 2012): Care of the Obese adolescent

Oral presentation at the 3d Gulf Conference on Adolescents & Youth Health in Jeddah- KSA (April 2012):

  • Questions asked by youth through Internet site
  • Promoting Adolescent Healthy Development

Workshop at the WONCA-Europe Conference in Poland (September 2011): Adolescent Interview: Hands on HEADDS

Oral presentation at the 10th Annual Conference of the Lebanese Society of Family Medicine in Lebanon (November 2011) : Adolescent Care

Oral presentation at the First Adolescent Health Conference in Taëf, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (February 2010): Changes during adolescence and impact on behavior

  • Workshop at the First Adolescent Health Conference in Taif, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (February 2010): The Adolescent Interview
  • Oral presentationat the XLI Middle East Medical Assembly(May 2007): Obesity in children
  • Oral presentation at the 2nd Conference of the Lebanese Society of Family Medicine in Lebanon (September 2003): Adolescent bio-psychosocial development


2015-2020 Clinical Skills Instructor for Medical Students – AUB

2015-2020 Learning Communities Instructor for Medical Students – AUB

October 2015-2016 External Examiner MRCGP (INT) FM Residency Program- Sultan Qaboos University – Oman

March 2015- 2018 Training of Health Care providers in PHC Centers (Lebanon)

October 2014/ 15/16 External Examiner MRCGP (INT) FM Residency Program (Koweit)

June 2014 Training trainers on domestic violence

October 2013 Training for General Practitioners (Lebanon)

October 2010 Session to UNRWA Primary Care Physicians

2006- Feb 2010 Charge d’enseignement

Department of Family Medicine, Saint Joseph University

2003- Present Preceptor for Residents and Med IV students

Department of Family Medicine- AUB

1998-2003 Teaching and preceptoring Residents

Department of Family Medicine-Saint Joseph University

Services to the community:

Setting Youth Clinic at USJ health center

Internet site on Youth Health Education:

Writing Health Education brochures

Leading discussion groups with adolescents’ parents at USJ

Lectures to school students on:

  • Adolescents & sexuality
  • Stress management and exams
  • Body development and hygiene

Lecture on Domestic Violence for University Students –Nov 2005


Past President of the Arab Coalition for Adolescent Health (June 2018-2020))

Member in Lebanese Order of Physicians # KH-326