Professor of Community, Environmental and Occupational Medicine
Ain Shams University
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Community, Environmental and Occupational Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University
Marie Curie Fellow, France.
Collegium Ramazini Fellow.
MD, Community Medicine, Environmental Mutagenesis, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, 1984.
MSc, Community Medicine, Fauclty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, 1981.
MBBCH: Medicine and Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, 1977.
Professor and Director of the Molecular Epidemiology Unit, Department of Community, Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University.
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch.
Public Health Consultant and Advisor for the World Health Organization, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ministry of Health and Population.
Director, Ain Shams Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center, Ain Shams University.
Secretary General of the International Association of Environmental Mutagen Societies (IAEMS).
Member of the National Environmental Research Council, National Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Egypt.
President of the Pan African Environmental Mutagen Society (PAEMS).
Member of the National High Committee of Sustainable Development, Egypt.
Member of the Board of the General Federation of Non Governmental Organizations, Egypt.
Chairperson (2006) and Member of the Reproductive Advisory Panel (RAP) for Reproductive Health Research, World Health Organization, Geneva.
Principal researcher in a number of team research projects: “Epidemiological and Molecular Study for Screening and Early Detection of Genetic Diseases in Egyptian Children”.
“Chromosomal Damage in Urothelial Cells of Schistosomiasis Patients and Predisposition to Develop Bladder Cancer” and “Evaluation of Cancer Risk in Schistosomiasis by Different Genetic Approaches”.
(Co-authored): ”Breast Cancer and Hormonal Intake Among Egyptian Females by European Journal of Oncology”. Vol.14, n.1, 2009.
(Co-authored): Genetic Variability of Antigen B among Echinococcus granulosus Egyptian Isolates, Korean J Parasitol. Vol. 47, No. 3: 259-264, September 2009.
First recipient of the EMS-Hollaender International Fellow award, USA, 2000.
Selected to be a fellow of Collegium Ramazini, Italy. 2006.
Selected for WHO is WHO Publication, 2005.
Awarded fellowships from around the world, including the Fogarty International Center Fellowship, NIH, USA, The CEES Award in the Atomic Energy Center, Fontennay aux Roses, France, Fellowship for the University of Kupio, Finland.
Award from the International Union for Cancer Research, Geneva to visit the Heidelberg Cancer Center, Germany, and an Award for the National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan, CEES Award in in the Center of Atomic Energy, France.
Environmental Mutagen Society Award, USA.
World Health Organization Award “Shousha Foundation Prize”.
Egyptian Medical Syndicate Awards, Egypt (several times).