Sahar A. El-Masry has completed MB.B.CH and M.Sc. Degree (Pediatrics) from Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University (November 1986- May 1991), and her PhD at the age of 33 years in Environmental Science: Department of Medical Sciences; The Institute of Environmental Studies, Ain-Shams University (Mars 1996). She is the Head of Biological Anthropology Department, National Research Centre since April 2015 till 21 April 2021. She has published more than 105 papers in reputed journals and10 books. She has been serving as a reviewer in many international journals. Some of my research interest is obesity and its complications, malnutrition, nutritional assessment, osteoporosis, growth and development and pediatrics.
Contribute to the development of growth curves for the Egyptians for different anthropometric measures, so that doctors can assess the nutritional status of Egyptian children and adolescents on a sound basis. Assessing the nutritional status of the Egyptians using anthropological standards and body structure, identifying the rates of obesity and malnutrition among them, and early detection of cases that are on the verge of malnutrition, whether by shortage or increase, so that they can intervene quickly to prevent the deterioration of their health condition and infection with various diseases. Studying the internal fat between the viscera and its relations with anthropological standards and body structure, and knowing the limit that the excess of it leads to the Egyptians to the occurrence of various diseases, especially heart and metabolic diseases. Assessment of bone density among Egyptian women, and trying to find easy ways to predict the cases most vulnerable to the occurrence of osteoporosis, This is for the early detection of these cases and an attempt to reduce the cost arising from the work of x-rays and the necessary analyzes for that.