Dr. Halabi was raised in Glendale, California. After many years of attending school for higher education, she decided to return to Glendale to practice Optometry in her own private office to serve and give back to her community that gave her a strong base. Community involvement is very important to Dr. Halabi. She is a member of the Northwest Glendale Lions Club and is involved in the Sight Conservation Committee coordinating vision clinics during health festivals the in the Glendale community. She was awarded "Lion of the Year" for her outstanding community work and involvement. Dr. Halabi is also a volunteer doctor for the Glendale Health Kids Foundation and has actively been involved in the annual Health Festivals and was the coordinator of the vision clinic for the March 2012 Health Festival. She is also an active member of the Armenian American Medical Society and has again, taken a strong role in coordinating the vision clinics in the annual health festivals serving over 1,000 patients in the community. Quote from Dr. Halabi: "Community service has always been a passion of mine. It was very important for me to return to Glendale to establish my practice here and give back to the community that gave me such a strong base in education and overall, in who I am today." Dr. Halabi has been on many televised interviews sharing her knowledge and expertise on promoting better eye health.
Dr. Halabi attended Glendale Community College before continuing to higher education and she chose to study Optometry in her first Semester at the college. She gives back to Glendale College by mentoring pre-optometry students. Dr. Halabi has been featured on the cover of the college class schedule magazine, other feature magazines and also on banners on campus promoting higher education. Please click on the link below for a footage recently done by Dr. Halabi for the college.