Joseph Salim, D.M.D. is the "Executive Director of the Virtue Foundation and its original founding member, Dr. Salim completed a postgraduate program in biogenetics and cancer research at the University of Nice in Southern France before relocating to the United States, where he received his Doctorate in Dental Medicine from Temple University and completed his post-doctorate training at the Lutheran Medical Center in New York. Dr. Salim is a Certified Medical Investigator, and a Certified Forensic Consultant, and a lifetime member of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute.
"He sits on the board of several multinational companies and charitable organizations, including the Nour Foundation, and the French Institute Alliance Francaise. Dr. Salim also serves on various committees of several other nonprofit organizations, including the Asia Society, and Witness. He is the Chief Financial Officer of Surgeonesis, LLC; an online information platform created by surgeons for the exchange and transfer of surgical knowledge worldwide. Dr. Salim devotes a substantial amount of his time to lecturing on humanitarian matters and ethical issues in healthcare related professions, as well as on self-improvement and nutrition worldwide. Dr. Salim has been practicing aesthetic and general dentistry since 1992, as President of Sutton Place Dental Associates, a state-of-the-art dental facility located in midtown Manhattan." 
- Virtue Foundation, "Joseph Salim", accessed December 2006.