Dr Wael Jaroudi is Associate Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Assistant Professor at John Hopkins, Director of Cardiovascular Imaging and Assistant Director for Medical Affairs at the Clemenceau Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon. He graduated with the degree of Doctor of Medicine with Distinction in 2002 from the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) and was the recipient of the Penrose and Alpha Omega Alpha awards. He subsequently received the degree Master of Science in Physiology in 2003 from AUBMC, then completed three years of residency training in Internal Medicine (2003-2006) and one year of fellowship in Cardiac MRI at Duke University Medical Center (2006-2007), and three years of fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (2007-2010). He was then appointed as Staff in Cardiovascular Imaging at the Cleveland Clinic (2010-2012). He moved back to Lebanon in 2013 and joined AUBMC Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and was the Director of the Fellowship Program, until his recent move to Clemenceau Medical Center in 2015. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac MRI, and Cardiac CT. He is level III trained and Grandfathered in Cardiac MRI (certified by the Society of CMR and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging). He is also a Diplomat of the American Society of Hypertension and Clinical Lipidology, and a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, European Society of Cardiology, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and American Society of Echocardiography. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award, Alpha Omega Alpha and American College of Physician Research Awards, and with more than 100 publications, including several book chapters on pre-operative risk assessment and stratification. He is involved in clinical and preventive cardiology (coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathies, valvular disease, aortopathies, heart failure), teaching, and research. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy, and several other international committees.