Nadia N. Abuelezam, Sc.D., is an associate professor at the Connell School of Nursing and an epidemiologist. Dr. Abuelezam was trained in infectious disease epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She has expertise in data analytic approaches in public health, mitigating health inequities for vulnerable populations, and mathematical modeling of infectious diseases. Her current research focuses on understanding health risks in minoritized populations, with a focus on Arab Americans. The goals of her program of research are to use quantitative methods and novel data streams to better understand inequities in health outcomes and healthcare access in vulnerable populations.