Dr. Demissie is a Professor and Deputy Director of Addis Continental Institute of Public Health (ACIPH). She is a renowned expert in community-based tuberculosis surveillance and control programs. Her current research and teaching interests focus on TB, Malaria, HIV/AIDS, and Vaccines Epidemiology. Since joining ACIPH, Dr. Demissie has developed and implemented several graduate teaching programs and advised more than 50 graduate students.
- Negussie Deyessa, MD, PhD
Dr. Deyessa is an Associate Professor in Psychiatric Epidemiology at the Gondar College of Medical Science at Addis Ababa University. He has been a faculty member and lead investigator of many projects in Psychiatric Epidemiology for more than 15 years. He has served as an advisor for more than 30 graduate students. He teaches basic and advanced epidemiologic methods to graduate students at Addis Ababa University and other major universities in Ethiopia.
Dr. Kumie is an Associate Professor and Chair of Department of Environmental Health in the School of Public Health and College of Health Sciences at Addis Ababa University. Dr. Kumie has extensive experience conducting community based environmental health, water, and sanitation projects. He leads the Addis Ababa University Medical Students’ Rural Health Attachment programs and has served as academic advisor for more than 100 graduate students at Addis Ababa University and Addis Continental Institute of Public Health.
- Alemayehu Worku, MPH, PhD
Dr. Worku is a professor of biostatistics and the Chair of the Department of Biostatics in the School of Public Health and College of Health Sciences at Addis Ababa University. He is also a core faculty member at Addis Continental Institute of Public Health. His research interests focus on analytical methods for longitudinal epidemiological studies, randomized trials, and community based surveys. He serves as a referee for several statistical and biomedical journals and has more than 45 peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Worku has served as academic advisor for more than 80 MPH theses at the master’s program in Public Health and for more than 50 final year medical students’ rural health program attachment research at Addis Ababa University. Currently he serves as advisor for 5 PhD candidates at Addis Ababa University and Karolinska Institute, Sweden. He teaches basic and advanced biostatistics to graduate students at Addis Ababa University and other major universities in Ethiopia.
- Amare Worku, MD, MPH
Dr. Worku is the Assistant Professor and Department Head at Addis Continental Institute of Public Health in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She received her MD from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia and her MPH from the University of Gondar, Ethiopia. Her research interests include infectious disease epidemiology and mother-to-child transmission.
Dr. Berhane is a Senior Professor and Founding Director of Addis Continental Institute of Public Health(ACIPH), a center of excellence in research and training in East Africa. ACIPH provides masters level and PhD training in major universities in Ethiopia including Universities of Gondar, Haramaya, Jimma, Mekelle and Hawassa. He has developed and implemented several large scale research and educational projects in collaboration with the World Health Organization, United National Children’s Fund, and Ethiopian Ministry of Health. Dr. Berhane’s current research and teaching interests focus on reproductive health, nutrition, and HIV epidemiology. He has also been involved in research activities in the areas of childhood diseases, domestic violence, and environmental risk factors.