• MSc., Medical Microbiology, UCL-LSHTM UK, London, United Kingdom
  •  MD, st.petersburg medical academy, st.petersburg doctor of medicine.
  • Diploma in General agriculture and veterinary science(jimma college of agriculture)
  •  Post graduate diploma in research ethics, ARESA,NIH sponsored
  • various in work trainings

Experience

  • Assistant professor , Faculty of Medical Sciences, Jimma University, Ethiopia, July 2009 – to date
  • Head and Specialist in Medical Microbiologist-regional research and diagnostic laboratory(Ethiopia)2007-2009
  • Medical doctor, referral hospitals(1999-2005)
  • Laboratory skills acquired: Viral load using m2000rt instrument; DNA PCR standard operating procedure,CD4 count ;bacterial Culture & sensitivity ; malaria & TB microscopy; laboratory quality assurance methodology; Rapid tests algorithms(for HIV, Malaria);sample collection techniques(vein-puncture; cut-downs, lumbar puncture for CSF; Infection prevention SOP in the lab

Training

  •  Received training on PCR and SOP practices> 2 years experience of processing blood specimen for exposed infants (HIV diagnosis from DBS ;CDC,CU-ICAP,EHNRI((ETHIOPIAN HEALTH SCIENCES AND NEUTRATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE)
  • Trained on Viral load diagnosis techniques; sample preparation and the use of m2000rt instrument; ABBOTT LABORATORIES MOLECULAR DEVISION SUBSAHARAN AFRICA
  •  LAB. Management; ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORIES(APHL)AND CDC
    - ART practice for physicians; INTERNATIONAL TRAINING&EDUCATION CENTER FOR HIV(I-TECH)
    -research methodology and scientific communication ;JIMMA UNIVERSITY AND VLIR-IUC PROGRAM
    - Infection prevention; ENGENDER HEALTH ETHIOPIA TB microscopy and external quality assurance ,US-AID
  • Laboratory standard operating procedure and equipment maintenance; CIDA,NOVA McGill UNIVERSITY AND JIMMA UNIVERSITY
  • Institutional ethics review and health research human participant protection, SIDCER,ADDIS ABABA UNIVERSITY
  • Malaria laboratory diagnosis and quality assessment-CU-ICAP AND EHNRI(ETHIOPIAN HEALTH SCIENCES AND NEUTRATIONAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE)
  • Scientific paper writing; ANALS OF INTERNATIONAL MEDICINE-USA AND JIMMA UNIVERSITY
  •  OB. Gynecology skill and trainer(life saving skill);CARE USA AND AMERICAN COLLEDGE OF NURSE MIDWIVE(ACNM)
  • Teaching methodology; LMU(Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)
  • Project finance management EDCTP
  • Post graduate Diploma in Research Ethics(ARESA/NIH)
  •  Health research Data analysis

University Service:

  • Health research and post graduate coordinator (December 2010 to date)
  • Ad hoc committee, Research development in Jimma University
  • Chairperson Jimma University Ethics Review Board (September 2009-to date
  •  Member of the academic commission of the health science college

Professional and other Societies:

  • Ethiopian Pubic Health Association(EPHA)
  • Ethiopian Red Cross Association(ERCA)Zonal Vice board chair
  • Ethiopian bioethical institute(ETHBIN)

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