Basel Masri

Dr Masri is Consultant Rheumatologist and Director of Jordan Osteoporosis Center at Jordan Hospital (Amman-Jordan). His main activities are focused on osteoporosis, clinical bone densitometry, inflammatory joint diseases and osteoarthritis. He is the Founder of the Jordanian Osteoporosis Society (JOPS) (in 1997) and Past President (1998-2006), Co-Founder of the Pan-Arab Osteoporosis Society (PAOS) and past General Secretary (2000-2005).

As Head of the First Jordanian Osteoporosis Record (2005), Dr Masri has participated in many epidemiological studies in osteoporosis and osteoarthritis as well as in pharmacological trials. He is an organizer and speaker for many symposia and meetings on osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other connective tissue diseases in Jordan and the Middle Eastern Arab countries.