Researcher, Welfare

Melodie Al Daccache

Melodie Al Daccache is a Researcher in the Welfare Research Program at ISDC and a PhD candidate at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. Her research focuses on food security, nutrition, women’s health, livelihoods, and gender equity in developing contexts, especially in crisis-affected settings. Her methodological area of expertise includes quasi-experimental impact evaluations and quantitative statistical analysis.

Melodie has worked as a Researcher at the Center for Research on Population and Health, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, American University of Beirut (AUB). Melodie holds a BS in Nutrition and Dietetics, a Master’s Degree in Public Health Nutrition, and a diploma in Scholars in Health Research Program (SHARP) from AUB.

Melodie’s previous projects include:

  1. COVID-19 Contact Tracing Apps Data Management and Privacy Policy: A Systematic
    Review and Content Analysis,
  2. Psychosocial Characteristics are Associated with Adherence to Dietary, Drugs and Physical Activity Recommndations amongst Cardiovascular Diseases Patients in Lebanon, and
  3. Impact of agricultural interventions on food security and nutrition in conflict