Alemayehu Worku is Professor of Public Health/Biostatistics at the School of Public Health of Addis Ababa University. He has a PhD in Biostatistics from the University of Leipzig, Germany. He has served in capacity building and knowledge transfer programs in public health at Jimma, Gondar, Mekelle, Haramaya, Hawassa and Arbaminch universities. He has served as member and chair of national and international data and safety monitoring boards for different multi-site clinical trials. He is a member and founder of the capacity building committee of the Global Network for Evaluation and Monitoring of Health programs. He received the 2011 Ethiopian Public Health Association Senior Researcher Gold Medal Award, and the Best Researcher Award by the College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University in 2014. Prof. Alemayehu has published widely in the areas of sexual and reproductive health, HIV/ TB/ Malaria and eye diseases.
Amha Kebede is Program Director at the African Society of Laboratory Medicine (ASLM). He has a PhD in Biomedical Science from Addis Ababa University and Leiden University, the Netherlands. He has worked at the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) for over 25 years as a full-time researcher. He was also the Director General for Research and […]Read More
Amare Gessesse is an Associate Professor of microbial biotechnology at Addis Ababa University. He played a leading role in the establishment of the first biotechnology graduate training program at AAU that later evolved into the current Institute of Biotechnology. He also worked with other universities in Ethiopia contributing to the development of biotechnology training and research […]Read More
Alula Pankhurst is Ethiopia Country Director of Young Lives, a research project under the auspices of Oxford University. He was Associate Professor at Addis Ababa University, where he also served as Department Chairperson. He is member of a number of learned societies, and received several research awards, notably the ‘Research in Developing Countries Award’ Justus-Liebig University, […]Read More