Physical Therapy outpatient clinic
The Physical Therapy laboratory/Outpatient Clinic (PTOC) is located on the fifth floor of the Hariri building. It comprises thirteen individual treatment units to treat a wide variety of health conditions, a gymnasium, and a pediatric room to treat pediatric conditions. All are well equipped with the latest, top of the line technology.
The PTOC also encompasses a computer lab with complete access to a wide database to help students in providing the suitable treatment based on the best available scientific evidence, thus, fulfilling its mission and vision.
The PTOC offers its services five days per week (Monday thru Friday) from 8 am to 4 pm; services are offered upon a previous appointment.
The Physical Therapy Department – Faculty of Health sciences provides for students, researchers, and community its out-patient clinic. The clinic is under supervision of highly qualified and dedicated staff. The main purposes of this clinic is to provide highest level of clinical education site for students, to assure community service by providing physical therapy service for outpatients, and an application facility for research purposes.
Mrs. Nadine Assaad
5th Floor - 507, 508 - Hariri building
+961 1 300110 Ext: 2612
The BAU clinic for nutritional and weight management
The clinic was established in January 2013 and located in the Nutrition and Dietetics Department – Faculty of Health Sciences – 6th floor of Hariri Building; P.O. Box 11-5020 Riad El Solh, Beirut, Lebanon.
Our mission is to establish a distinguished unit that provides high-quality nutritional care for patients while adhering to recent evidence based guidelines within a community setting. Moreover, we strive to be a valid training-site for students studying at the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics by providing the opportunity for hands on practical experience in nutritional management of different diseases under the supervision of a clinical expert.
In particular, the BAU clinic for nutritional and weight management aims to provide a high-standard care for patients in several nutrition related disease namely:
- The management of overweight and obesity by means of an innovative lifestyle modification program based on cognitive behavior therapy widely adopted in Europe and USA.
- The management of the most prevalent non-communicable diseases (i.e. metabolic syndrome, pre diabetes and type 2 diabetes, hyperlipidemia, cardiovascular diseases etc.) by adhering to the evidence-based guidelines.
- The management of other diseases that require special nutritional interventions (i.e. chronic kidney disease, celiac disease, Lactose intolerance etc.)
In addition, we also aim that BAU will offer:
- An essential platform for students in Nutrition and Dietetics to promote and enhance their professional skills in medical nutrition therapy in outpatient settings.
- An important environment for ongoing clinical research within the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics.
A unit that supports the promotion of healthy lifestyles in the community for the prevention of nutrition-related diseases.