Malak Ghaddar completed her medical school and internal medicine residency at the Lebanese University, Faculty of Medical Sciences.  Following that, she received her diploma in the fundamentals of Medical research, again from the Lebanese University, Faculty of Medical Sciences.  She completed a Glomerulonephritis Fellowship at the University of Ottawa and will be spending a year at UBC doing a further fellowship year, concentrating on Glomerulonephritis.

Malak has a strong interest in research.