Lama Anan Shakhshir has a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from An-Najah National University, West Bank, Occupied Palestinian Territory. Additionally, she has a Master’s degree in Evaluation and Management of Environmental, Sanitary and Professional Risks from the University of Lille in France. She is currently working as a research assistant at the Institute of Community and Public Health, Birzeit University, particularly on a project that aims to strengthen the Palestinian health system in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.