Faisal Aboul-Enein

Faisal Aboul-Enein

Online Instructor
Email: faboulen@purdue.edu

With over 20 years of healthcare, and higher education experience, Dr. Faisal Aboul-Enein has emerged in the healthcare community, as a highly recognized mentor and thought leader on the deep domestic forces changing US Healthcare through dedicated achievements to the healthcare industry at large and in global health trends. Dr. Aboul-Enein has been innovative in the necessity of creating viable solutions to these key issues through his own life experiences in higher education and healthcare field in the United States and overseas. He was Senior Vice President of Healthcare Innovation Institute, a company that helps foster innovations among clinicians. As a board-certified nurse practitioner, he has seen first-hand the frustration and disconnect in providing coordinated care to patients. As a result of exposure to this life experience and then 20 years as a provider and executive in healthcare delivery, Dr. Aboul-Enein was inspired to create a population health model and published Empowering Clinicians: A Population Health Model through needs and consensus.

The Empowering Clinician through Population Health Model provides a means to developing Community Health Collaborative among local stakeholders, as all healthcare is local.  As a healthcare speaker, writer, and consultant, Dr. Faisal Aboul-Enein has explored the future of healthcare with clients ranging from Universities, Community Health Centers, Physician Group Practices and Networks, Hospital System Networks, Clinician Groups, Healthcare Innovators and Entrepreneurs, and Investors of Critical Healthcare Ventures. At these universities, previously mentioned, his educational focuses include but are not limited to: the Graduate Programs in Nursing Management and Leaders, Healthcare Innovation, and Healthcare Administration, Masters in Health Administration.

Dr. Aboul-Enein, author and presenter for many professional articles, studies, and projects is currently working on several extensive writing projects related to healthcare reform and innovation. Dr. Aboul-Enein has been involved in research dealing in health access with feasibility analysis and healthcare economic issues related to the need to provide prevention as a cost saving mechanism. He served as a reservist officer in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps with the rank of lieutenant commander involved as a nurse practitioner in correctional care and as a strategic health care advisor to the Office of the Surgeon General. Dr. Aboul-Enein has been an avid writer and faculty member about issues related to Population Health, Vulnerable Populations and need to empower Nurse Practitioners within large and small healthcare systems within urban and rural communities. Dr. Aboul-Enein’s passion towards healthcare reform is a result of the key issue that without Innovation, Risk taking and Empowerment- Healthcare Reform will be extremely difficult to implement.

He also is a Fellow of the National Academy of Practice- Nurse Scholar and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is fluent in Arabic, English and Spanish.


DrPH in Health Management, Policy, Community Health, University of Texas Health Science Center

MS in Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center

MPH in International Health, Health Systems, University of Texas Health Science Center

BS in Nursing, University of Central Arkansas

Research Interests:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Population Health Management
  • Global Health
  • Board Development
  • Workforce Planning