Dr. Marouan Zoghbi, family medicine specialist from Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon. He Graduated From the same university and got his specialty diploma in family medicine with a competence in Liaison Psychiatry. he equally holds a diploma in epidemiology and biostatistics and another post-graduate diploma in Diabetes from Leicester university. Beside working with psychiatric patients, his main interest goes to diabetes and metabolic syndrome especially in the psychiatric population. He is a clinical instructor at Saint Joseph University and has a diploma in medical education. Dr Zoghbi is a technology addict and he works on integrating technologic advances in the daily practice of family physicians and improving patient care. His career is a mixture of private work, in-patient general medical and psychiatric care, academic tutoring of medical students and residents and research beside his community and social involvement in working for a better family medicine. He was recently elected as member of the Lebanese order of Physicians council and he is the treasurer of the Lebanese society of family medicine and active member in this society participating in the scientific and organizing committees of the annual conference of the Lebanese society of family medicine. He is the founder of the Lebanese research forum whose aim is to promote and improve research in Lebanon. Dr Zoghbi is an evidence-based medicine disciple and an active defender and promoter of it in his clinical practice as well as in his academic approach. Dr Zoghbi is the author of several articles on medical education, metabolic diseases and diabetes in psychiatric patients and community mental health. He participated equally in the writing of two chapters of a clinical practice guide book to Lebanese doctors funded by the WHO. He has presented many conferences and led a number of workshops on the same topics and on the integration of medical applications and social media in the clinical practice. In addition to medicine, Dr Zoghbi loves playing Tennis and soccer.
Diabetes and hyperlipidemia; Community mental health; Medical education; Public health.