Dr. Arab's main research interests are anticarcinogens in foods, heterocyclic amines, prostate and breast cancer incidence and survival, the relationship of diet to athersclerosis, antioxidant nutrients in various diseases, iron nutriture, and multi-media approaches to dietary assessment. She has published over 170 original papers as well as numerous book chapters and monographs. Dr. Arab served as a nutrition advisor to the World Health Organization (WHO) for 10 years and is the founding director of the WHO Collaborating Center for Nutritional Epidemiology in Berlin. She was the founding North American Editor of the journal Public Health Nutrition, Associate Editor of Nutrition and Cancer and sits on numerous other editorial boards. Dr. Arab received her B.S. from Colgate University, her M.Sc from Harvard University, and her Ph. D. from Justus Liebig University, in Giessen, Germany.