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Malek Sebri

Graduate Student

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513 Caldwell Hall

Malek Sebri is a PhD student in Interpersonal and Health Communication. She is interested in culturally-appropriate health message design with a focus on improving mental health, and sexual and reproductive health outcomes in minority populations, particularly immigrant, migrant and refugee women. Before joining UGA, she earned her Master of Public Health at Georgia State University, with a specialization in Health Promotion and Behavior. Prior to pursuing graduate level studies, Malek earned her DMD in the University of Monastir, Tunisia and worked as a dentist in public hospitals. She conducted research on the mental health of dental students in Tunisia, intimate partner violence in low-income families, parenting practices and adolescent mental health in Georgia. She is an awardee of the Fulbright Foreign Student Scholarship (2021) and the Middle East Partnership Initiative Student Leader (2018). She is the founder of ESRAR - Empowering Students in Rural Areas Reform, an edutainment summer camp initiative working with adolescent students in rural Tunisia. 

Malek is a self proclaimed photographer and storyteller who hopes to utilize her academic background and creativity to ignite change in her region.

April 2023 - 3 Minute Thesis Finalist

June 2021 - Best Graduation Thesis Nomination

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