Dr. Zgheib is an innovative and highly driven clinical/scientific expert with a diverse scientific background that has: advanced knowledge of Pharmacology and Toxicology, years of experience in developing and maintaining professional relationships with key opinion leaders and healthcare professionals, effective managerial skills in both direct and matrix environments, and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Dr. Zgheib has experience in the following therapeutic areas: Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy - Regenerative Medicine - Biomaterials and Nanotechnology - Non-healing Wounds (DFUs) - Inflammation and Inflammatory Diseases - Diabetes - Myocardial Infarction and Heart Failure - Acute Lung Injury - Tendon Injury - Fibrosis.
Dr. Zgheib graduated with his BS degree in Biochemistry and a MS degree in Pharmacology and Cosmetology from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon. He then obtained a MS degree in Biomedical Sciences and a PhD degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Zgheib completed his postdoctoral training at Nemours Children’s Hospital in Orlando, Florida. Currently Dr. Zgheib is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus. His research focuses on the discovery of novel therapies to promote tissue repair and regeneration.
Dr. Zgheib is also knowledgeable about the FDA regulations and policies and possesses the following core competencies: Disease state education - Effective oral and written communication skills - Insight generation and gathering - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills - Outstanding interpersonal Skills - Project management - Strategic planning - Team building, mentoring, and coaching - Decision-making skills.
President of the Sanford-Burnham Science Network Executive Committee (Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, 2013-2014) ; Member of the Center for Excellence in Cardiovascular and Renal Research (University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2009 - 2012)
Dr. Zgheib has been invited to give talks at the following conferences, associations, and Institutions: The American College of Surgeons, The Academic Surgical Congress, The Wound Healing Society, The American Association of Pediatrics, The American Heart Association, Children's Hospital Colorado, Nemours Children's Hospital, Scott and White Hospital, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, University of Mississippi Medical Center, University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus, and University of Central Florida.