Sahar Nassour holds a Master of Science degree in Public Health Nutrition and a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition & Dietetics coordinated program (CP) from the American University of Beirut and a Dietetics Licensure from the Ministry of Public Health in Lebanon.
She is an Evidence Lead Specialist at the Knowledge to Policy (K2P) Center at AUB. Her research interests and work are focused on community and public health nutrition, health policy, and systems research, knowledge translation, evidence-informed policy, health information systems, and qualitative and quantitative research.
She implemented various projects including a research project on “Developing a Cash Plus Nutrition Social and Behavioral Change Communication (SBCC) Strategy to Improve Dietary Choices among Syrian Refugees: The Case Study of Tyre, Lebanon", the “Development of Nutrition Guidelines and Action Plan for Pregnant Women" and “The Economic Effects of COVID-19 on Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices" with the ministry of public health, and the “Accelerated Immunization Activities (AIA) project" in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health and Unicef.
Sahar has work experience in community nutrition, dietetics, advocacy, and statistics.