Dima has BS in Public Health Sciences and BA in Psychology and Social Behavior at the University of California, Irvine. She got her  MPH in Global Health from Loma Linda University. She has research experience in malnutrition and breastfeeding practices in Ivisan, Philippines; nutrition of adolescents in the oPt; and well-being and gender equity/equality among Palestinian youth in the oPt. Currently, she is working on the Reproductive Health of Palestinian Refugee Camp Girl Adolescents in the West Bank and Jordan.