Bio: Dr. Lahlou is the former founding Dean of Health Sciences of Larkin Community Hospital, a Statutory Teaching Hospitals in Florida and the largest Osteopathic Teaching Hospital in the United States. He has experience teaching at several universities in South Florida, where his main expertise is in the teaching of basic science covering courses making up the fundamentals to the study of medicine. Zachary was part of the founding team responsible for the IMPLEMENTATION OF A NEW PROGRAM- MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT PROGRAM strategic planning, development and design, which lead to the implementation of a new physician assistant program on Fort Lauderdale Campus January 2010. His was instrumental in the program's accreditation process: ARC-PA CONTINUING ACCREDITATION SITE VISIT, Self-study and application document preparation, KEISER UNIVERSITY– Fort Lauderdale March 2011 site visit. Dr. Lahlou has extensive experience in Institutional Research and effectiveness. His work was fundamental to the collection, analysis and interpretation of institutional data to help support planning and decision-making. The data was used for easy access and analysis, and was instrumental for Keiser University in analyzing and projecting the Masters in Physician assistant program effectiveness/improvement and for the documentation of the ongoing self-study process required for accreditation purposes. Zachary own cultural competency is built on a lifetime of international experiences. He grew up and went to high school in Morocco, later attended university in France, Canada, California, the Netherlands Antilles and Ireland. He obtained his B.A. in Political Science at the University Of Ottawa, Canada in 1985, his MBA from San Francisco State University College of Business in 1990, and his Doctorate in Medicine from The American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in 2000, where his clinical studies were conducted at the University Hospital Waterford Ireland.