Dr. Fadi Maalouf is the Founding Chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Interim Chairperson of the Department of Psychiatry and Associate Professor at the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC). Dr. Maalouf also holds an adjunct faculty appointment at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. After receiving his MD from AUB, Dr. Maalouf completed a residency in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the Boston VA Healthcare system and a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General and McLean Hospitals. Prior to joining AUBMC in September 2009, he was a faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Maalouf’s research interest is in the area of childhood depression and anxiety and he is currently studying interventions that aim at building emotional resilience in youth. Dr. Maalouf has received several grants and awards from prestigious organizations such as the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention and the Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Delivery-Dubai. He is also Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and a member of the founding committee of the Arab Board of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Maalouf has published numerous scholarly articles and mentored tens of students and research fellows.