Dr. Chmaisse received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. His research involved viral and resistant bacterial infections in the pediatric population. He helped co-found a health clinic for migrant workers and led the administrative team for the clinic. He also co-founded “Get Bowtied for a Cause”, an initiative that raises awareness and supports health organizations. He won the national “Improvised Speech Contest” at Toastmasters and represented Lebanon in the regional contest in Jordan.