Professor Marwan Ghosn acquired his medical degree and his post graduate expertise in Hematology and Oncology from Saint-Joseph University, Faculty of Medicine, in Beirut, Lebanon as well as from the University of Paris XI – Kremlin- Bicêtre and Institut Gustave, Roussy Cancer Center in Villejuif, France.
He is the Director of the Hematology – Oncology Post Graduate Program and the Chairman of the Hematology – Oncology Department at Saint-Joseph University, Faculty of Medicine in Beirut.
He acquired a Master in Hospital and Health Management from The Higher School of Business, ESA, in Beirut and a Master in the Quality Management of Units for Care Production (MUPS) from the University of Paris VII, Denis Diderot, and France.
He is currently the Director of the Cancer Center and the Head of Hematology & Oncology Division at Clemenceau Medical Center, affiliated with Johns Hopkins International in Beirut.
Professor Marwan Ghosn has also served, for more than 12 years, as Chairman of the Hematology-Oncology Department at Hotel-Dieu de France University Hospital in Beirut, where he is actually continuing his clinical, medical and research activities.
He served as President of the Lebanese Society of Medical Oncology (LSMO) and was member of the Board of the Lebanese Cancer Society (LCS) for many years. He is an active member of several national & international scientific organizations and societies including the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR), the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), the American Society of Hematology (ASH), The European Hematology Association (EHA), the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) and the Arab Medical Association Against Cancer (AMAAC).
He is author and co-author of more than 200 peer-reviewed articles. He also published and gave an extensive number of communications, posters and abstracts at regional and international meetings, as well as several chapters in books in the field of Medical Oncology and Health Care Management.
He is the Editor-in-Chief of the “Pan Arab Journal of Oncology” (PAJO) edited by the Arab Medical Association Against Cancer (AMAAC) and has previously served as Editor-in-Chief of the “Cancer Letter” edited by the Lebanese Cancer Society.
Professor Ghosn has special interests in multiple areas including leadership in conducting research and clinical trials in multiple solid tumors. He has an expertise in breast cancer, urologic cancers, gastrointestinal tumors, geriatric oncology domain as well as in patients’ safety and Quality in Healthcare.
1977 : Lebanese Baccalaureate Diploma
1976: Diploma of Graduate in the Secondary Baccalaureate (Diplôme de Bachelier de l’Enseignement du Second Degré), Collège des Frères Passy Buzenval, Rueil Malmaison, France (www.passy-buzenval.com)
Higher Education and Post-Graduate
1983: State Diploma of Doctor in Medicine (Diplôme d’Etat de Docteur en Médecine) Republic of France, Ministry of National Education, France.
1983: Diploma of Doctor in Medicine (Diplôme de Docteur en Medecine), Saint Joseph University, Faculty of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon.
1983: Certificate “Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates” E.C.F.M.G., U.S.A.
Post-Graduates Certificates and Diplomas
1998: Clinical Exchange PrograM | The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas | Program sponsor: Robert BENJAMIN, M.D. and Moshe TALPAZ, M.D.
1995: Certificate “Introduction to Cancer Epidemiology with Emphasis on Cancer Control” | An International Course, World Health Organization, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Amman, Jordan.
1995: First Course of Practical Blood Stem Transplantation | Herlev University of Copenhagen | Coordinator: Professors Niels Ebbe HANSEN and Hans JOHNSEN
1993: Course/Seminar “Postgraduate Athens Lymphoma Course” | European School of Oncology, Athens, Greece | Coordinators: Professors G.A. PANGALIS and A. POLLIACK
1988: Certificate of Higher Studies of Human Biology in General and Experimental Oncology (Certificat d’Etudes Supérieures de Biologie Humaine, de Cancérologie Générale et Expérimentale) | University of Paris-South (Paris XI), U.E.R. Kremlin-Bicêtre, France. | Coordinator: Professor Georges MATHE.
1987: Advanced Course of Pediatric Oncology (Cours d’Oncologie Pédiatrique) | Institut Gustave – Roussy, Villejuif, France. | Coordinator: Professor Jean LEMERLE
1987: Lebanese Board in Medical Oncology (Post Graduate Speciality Diploma) | Saint Joseph University, Faculty of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon. | Coordinator: Professor Nagib TALEB
1986: Advanced Course of Chemotherapy (Cours de l’Enseignement de Chimiothérapie), | Institut Gustave – Roussy, Villejuif, France. | Coordinator: Professor Maurice TUBIANA
1985: Certificate in Clinical Oncology (Unité de Valeur de Carcinologie Clinique), University of Paris-South (Paris XI), U.E.R. Kremlin-Bicêtre, France. | Coordinator: Professor Maurice TUBIANA
Management and Health Economics Diplomas
2008: Master in Hospital and Health Management. | University of Paris 7 Denis Diderot, UFR Lariboisière Saint Louis, Paris, France
2008: Master in Hospital and Health Management (Diplôme Specialisé Management de l’Hôpital et de la Santé). | Superior School of Business (Ecole Supérieure des Affaires – ESA), Beirut, Lebanon
2007: Inter-University Diploma in Economic and Social Sciences of Health (Diplôme Inter Universitaire Sciences Economiques et Sociales de la Santé), Session 2006. | University of Paris 7 Denis Diderot, UFR Lariboisière Saint Louis, Paris, France
2006: Specialized Diploma in Hospital and Health Management (Diplôme Specialisé Management de l’Hôpital et de la Santé). | Superior School of Business (Ecole Supérieure des Affaires – ESA), Beirut, Lebanon