Yara M. Asi

Yara M. Asi

ACW Position

Non-resident Fellow

Areas of Expertise

Global health, food security, health and development in conflict areas, aid, health informatics, refugees and women in the Middle East



Yara M. Asi

Non-resident Fellow, Arab Center Washington DC

Yara M. Asi is a Non-resident Fellow at Arab Center Washington DC. She is a Post-Doctoral Scholar at the University of Central Florida and a 2020-2021 Fulbright US Scholar to the West Bank. In addition to working at Florida Accountable Care Services (FACS), one of the first accountable care organizations (ACOs) in the United States created as a result of the Affordable Care Act, she has engaged in work on policy and outreach issues with Amnesty International USA, the Palestinian American Research Center, and the Al-Shabaka Policy Network. Asi has presented at multiple national and international conferences on topics related to global health, food security, health informatics, and women in health care. She has published extensively on health and development in fragile and conflict-affected populations in journal articles, book chapters, and online outlets.