Dr.Ghali is Professor of Medicine at Mercer University. He is the Associate Chair for Clinical Research and Chief of Cardiology. He received his MD degree from Damascus University in Syria. He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular medicine. As principal investigator, Dr. Ghali has conducted over 200 clinical trials predominantly in heart failure and has contributed to the medical literature more than 200 publications, predominantly in the field of heart failure. He currently serves as the associate editor for the Journal of Cardiac Failure and on the editorial board of the American Heart Journal, European Journal of Heart Failure, JACC: Heart Failure, Current Cardiology Review, Open Heart Failure Journal, World Journal of Cardiology, American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease, World Journal of Cardiovascular Diseases, Journal of Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Advances in Medicine, Scholarena Journal of Cardiology, Journal of Experimental Cardiology and Research, International Journal of Vascular Surgery and Medicine, International Archives of Translational Medicine, International Journal of Clinical Cardiology, Roger Publishing Group Journal of Cardiology, Clinical Research and Trials, Emergency Medicine: Open Access and SM Journal of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Diseases. Editor-in-Chief for Emergency Medicine: Open Access. He has served as a member of several steering committees, adjudication committees and data and safety monitoring boards in various heart failure trials. He came to Mercer from Detroit where he held the positions of Director of Cardiovascular clinical trials and the heart failure program at the Cardiovascular Institute, Detroit Medical Center, Chief of Cardiology, Detroit Receiving Hospital and Associate Chair for Research at Wayne State University.