Saly Harajli, MPH


Early Stage Researcher at the German Center for Vertigo and Balance Disorders



Marchioninistr. 15, 81377 München


Fraunhoferstraße 20, 82125 Planegg-Martinsried

Raum: 05.L.08
Telefon: +49 (0)89 / 440077371


Vertigo and Dizziness

Research Interest:

I am a scientific researcher at the German Center for Vertigo and Balance Disorders since October 2019. Currently I am working on the Impact of lifestyle and sociodemographic factors on quality of life and functioning in vestibular diseases. Relevant outcome measures are self-perceived disability and Health-related quality of life using the Dizziness Handicap Inventory (DHI) and the generic EuroQol five-dimensional questionnaire (EQ-5D-3L).

Academic milestones

2016 Master of Public Health, American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon.
Thesis: "Magnitude of common mental disorders (CMD) among clinical inpatients aged 60 years and above in a major university hospital in Beirut, and their associated factors".
2012 Master of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
Thesis: "Moderate to vigorous physical activity measured by accelerometer among 15-year-old German adolescents – Stratified analyses by sex, BMI and weekday".
2010 Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics. American University of Beirut (AUB), Beirut, Lebanon

Academic professional experience

October 2019 - present German Center for Vertigo and Balance Disorders, Munich, Germany
2017 - 2018 Helmholtz Zentrum München – Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH), Institute of Epidemiology
2011 - 2013 Research Assistant at the department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC), Beirut, Lebanon
2010 - 2013 Clinical Dietitian, Private clinic, Beirut, Lebanon