Eurolebanese Medical Society

The Eurolebanese Medical Society was founded to create a European network of actors of Lebanese origin in the health sector. 

Our goals include:

   1.  Reinforce the relations among them
  2. Share their experiences in the different domains
  3. Benefit Lebanon from this experience, specifically members of the health sector 
  4. Insure the health of the Lebanese citizens through prevention, reinforcement et enhancement of available means.
  5. Organise meetings or seminars to coordinate and communicate their actions.

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Meet Our Board

Elie Haddad

President

Endocrinologist graduated from USJ, Beirut, and specialised in endocrinology, diabetology and metabolic diseases from Université Toulouse.

Working as independant Endocrinologist in Paris since 2018. President and founder of the Société Libanofrançaise d’Endocrinologie et de Diabétologie (SOLFED) and of the Eurolebanese Medical Society (ELMS).

Elsa Mhanna

Treasurer

Originally from Faraya, Kesrouan, she has a general medical degree from USEK Lebanon (2013) and specializes in Neurology (USEK – Paris Diderot);

Masters in cognitive and behavioral neurosciences from Sorbonne and is undergoing masters in ethics and bioethics and healthcare management. Vice-president of ANAINF, President of the USEK facutly of medicine alumni and the USEK alumni France chapter. Cofounder of ELMS.

Jihad Jabbour

General Secretary

Originally from Bajje and currently works and resides in Rome, Italy. Vascular surgeon and holds a PhD in Angio-cardiothoracic surgical pathophysiology from LA Sapienza University.

Currently practices in “Policlinico Umberto 1” University Hospital as a medical executive with an experience of over 3000 open and endovascular interventions.

Marc Chalhoub

Chief Communications Officer

Paediatric surgeon graduated from Saint Joseph University (USJ), and Université de Paris. Holds a master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique (EHESP), as well as several diplomas in neonatal surgery, pediatric urology, laparoscopy and microsurgery. Member in several European and International Medical Societies.

Saadallah Tamer

Chief Technology Officer

Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgeon, graduated from Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium. Currently pursuing a fellowship in valve repair at Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Netherlands. Member of the Belgian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery (BACTS) and European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS).  Originally from Akkar.

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Meet Our Junior Board

Elsa Mhanna

Team Leader

Originally from Faraya, Kesrouan, she has a general medical degree from USEK Lebanon (2013) and specializes in Neurology (USEK – Paris Diderot);

Masters in cognitive and behavioral neurosciences from Sorbonne and is undergoing masters in ethics and bioethics and healthcare management. Vice-president of ANAINF, President of the USEK facutly of medicine alumni and the USEK alumni France chapter. Cofounder of ELMS.

Marc Chalhoub

Team LEADER

Paediatric surgeon graduated from Saint Joseph University (USJ), and Université de Paris. Holds a master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique (EHESP), as well as several diplomas in neonatal surgery, pediatric urology, laparoscopy and microsurgery. Member in several European and International Medical Societies.

Josiane Bou Eid

Senior project

Graduated from faculty of Medicine at the Université Saint Joseph (USJ), Beirut. Currently pursuing her third year in Family Medicine. Originally from Bkassin, currently living in Chiah.

Anthony Kamel

Senior project

Originally from El-Azra, Ftouh Kesserwan, he is an orthopedic surgeon graduated from the universities of USEK (Lebanon) and Paris-Diderot (France).
   
Specialized in sports medicine and surgery and a fellow in knee and shoulder surgery. He holds diplomas in arthroscopic surgery and musculoskeletal injuries related to sports (Paris-Diderot). He is a master M2 student in biomechanics at the “Université de Paris” and a member of the French Society of Sports Traumatology (SFTS).

Elie Najem

Senior Project

Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Resident Physician at the AUBMC with particular interest in biotechnology and entrepreneurship.

Member of “Resident Staff Organisation” and of medical board at AUBMC.

Dr. Najem considers the ELMS a solid and vibrant network through which individual goals are met while ultimately improving the Lebanese healthcare society as a whole. 

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Meet Our Humanitarian Board

Gladys Guillaume-Souaid

Senior Project Manager

is an ENT specialist in Amiens France. Gladys is president of EPU ville hôpital Peronne association and is member of the ENT and cervico facial surgery society in France. She specializes in head carcinology surgery, otolaryngology, pediatric conditions and facial plastic surgery.

Elsa Mhanna

Senior Project Advisor

Originally from Faraya, Kesrouan, she has a general medical degree from USEK Lebanon (2013) and specializes in Neurology (USEK – Paris Diderot);

Masters in cognitive and behavioral neurosciences from Sorbonne and is undergoing masters in ethics and bioethics and healthcare management. Vice-president of ANAINF, President of the USEK facutly of medicine alumni and the USEK alumni France chapter. Cofounder of ELMS.

Nadine Abi Abdallah

Senior project

Originally from Kfarmatta is based in Belgium since 1989. Nadine is a pharmacist (UCL Belgium) with a business management masters (Ichech brussels management school). She currently works with Roche, MSD, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Eli Lilly, Merck Serono as medical affairs Manager: Extended experience in Oncology / cardio / respiratory medical affairs.

Ghassan Riachi

Senior project

Originally from khinchara – Metn
Medical diploma from the University Paris VII – Lariboisière, Saint Louis.
Gastroenterologist and hepatologist graduate from Rouen University
Currently attending at Rouen university hospital and head of the expert referal center for viral hepatitis.
President of the Normandy viral hepatitis network.

Jihad El Ghaoui

Senior Project

Originally from Hadat-Beirut
Jihad is a general practionner living in Belfort (East of France since 1988). He holds a medical degree from Besançon school of medicine and is specialized in gerontology and geriatrics.
He currently has his own practice in Belfort and has already done numerous humanitarian missions in the medical field.

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Meet Our Communication Board

Marc Chalhoub

Senior Project Manager

Paediatric surgeon graduated from Saint Joseph University (USJ), and Université de Paris. Holds a master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique (EHESP), as well as several diplomas in neonatal surgery, pediatric urology, laparoscopy and microsurgery. Member in several European and International Medical Societies.

Saadallah Tamer

Webmaster

Cardiovascular and Thoracic surgeon, graduated from Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium. Currently pursuing a fellowship in valve repair at Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Netherlands. Member of the Belgian Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery (BACTS) and European Association of Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS).  Originally from Akkar.

Elsa Mhanna

Social Media Officer

Originally from Faraya, Kesrouan, she has a general medical degree from USEK Lebanon (2013) and specializes in Neurology (USEK – Paris Diderot);

Masters in cognitive and behavioral neurosciences from Sorbonne and is undergoing masters in ethics and bioethics and healthcare management. Vice-president of ANAINF, President of the USEK facutly of medicine alumni and the USEK alumni France chapter. Cofounder of ELMS.

Maria-Cristina Kassab

Social Media Officer

Born and raised in Jounieh Lebanon to a multicultural family (From Lebanon going through Europe and finishing in North and Central America)
Got her medical doctorate from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK)
On going specialization in anesthesia and critical care; moved to France in October 2019 during her 4th year of residency.
Hobbies include: Cooking and baking, singing, and spending quality time with her family.

Jessica Issa

Visuals Designer

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Meet Our Scientific Committee

Charbel Massaad

Senior Project Manager

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Samiya Abi Jaoude

Senior Project Advisor

First female lebanese neurosurgeon, graduated from the USEK, Lebanon and Université Paris Descartes. Holds a Masters in Neurosciences from Université Paris Est Créteil as well as a Neurooncology diploma from Sorbonne Université. Completed her fellowship at Pitié Salpêtière hospital, specializing in neurooncology, cranial base and neurovascular surgery. Research work focused on hormone induced meningiomas at Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle – Paris. Member of the Société Française de Neurochirurgie, the World Association of Lebanese Neurosurgeons and several other scientific commities.

Currently, consultant neurosurgeon in Beaujon Hospital – APHP.

 

 

Ribal Merhi

Senior Project Advisor

Born in Sao Paolo (Brazil) and raised in Antelias (Lebanon). Got his medical degree from USEK, Lebanon and specialized in Dermatology and Venerology (USEK) with a fellowship at CHU de Bordeaux (Masters degree in Microbiology and Immunology). 

Undergoing a PhD in Immunology focusing on research in inflammatory skin diseases.

Pamela Alhoueiss

Social Media Officer

Originally from Ain El Sofsaf, Metn. Medical degree from USEK in 2015 and internal medicine specialisation at AUB in 2018. Previously, Research fellow in the department of diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism at AUB. She has a master in biomedical engineering: molecular and cellular biotherapy from Paris-Descartes university and is currently doing a PhD in immunology at Institut Cochin in Paris. She is also pursuing a diploma in Medical education from Université de Paris.

Hussein El Hajj

Social Media Officer

Originally from Aramta. Gynecologist and Obstetrician graduated from USJ and Université de Paris. Subspecialist in gynecologic oncology surgery, breast cancer and breast reconstruction surgery as well as robotic and minimally invasive surgery. Holds several diplomas in gynecologic oncology, urogynecology, laparoscopy, colposcopy and gynecologic and obstetric imaging. Member in several French, European and International Medical Societies. Member of HOPE association for helping female cancer patients.

Tatiana El Hage Mambrini

Visuals Designer

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