Team

CORE TEAM

Kassa Darge, MD, PhD, FSAR
Radiologist-in-Chief & Chair, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Professor of Radiology & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania
Tegbar Yigzaw, MD, MPH, PhD
President of Ethiopian Medical Association, Chief of Party, Health Workforce Improvement Program
Workeabeba Abebe, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases, Addis Ababa University College of Health Science
Tigist Mekonnen, BSc, MPH, CIPM
Executive Director, Ethiopian Medical Association
Tigist Hailu, MPH
Clinical Research Program Manager, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, MPH Teaching Faculty, University of Pennsylvania
Meskerem Aleka, MD
Executive Board Member of Ethiopian Medical Association, Youth advisory panel for the Government of UK in Ethiopia
Bekure Ledet, BSC
IT, Ethiopian Medical Association
START-UP KIT
Kassa Darge, MD, PhD, FSAR
Radiologist-in-Chief & Chair, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Professor of Radiology & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania
Meskerem Aleka, MD
Executive Board Member of Ethiopian Medical Association, Youth advisory panel for the Government of UK in Ethiopia
ADVISORY COUNCIL
Enawgaw Mehari, MD
Adjunct Clinical Professor of Neurology, University of Pikeville, Medical Director – Stroke, Tristar Horizon Medical Center, Dickson / Nashville
Tegbar Yigzaw Sendekie, MD, MPH, PhD
President of Ethiopian Medical Association, Chief of Party, Health Workforce Improvement Program
PROTOCOLS

Elias S. Siraj, MD, Dr. Med., FACP, FACE
Professor of Medicine, Chief Division of Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders, Associate Dean for Clinical Research, Eastern Virginia Medical School

Makeda Semret, MD, MSc, FRCP
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University Health Center

Tewodros Haile, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Addis Ababa University College of Health Science

Workeabeba Abebe, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases, Addis Ababa University College of Health Science

CLINICAL

Anesthesiology

Betelehem Asnake, MS, MD
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco
Rediet Shimeles, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Addis Ababa University

Cardiology

Senbeta Guteta, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Internist and Cardiology, Addis Ababa University College of Health Science

Emergency Medicine

Ayalew Zewde, MD
Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, St Paul’s Hospital Millenium Medical College

Hematology

Kebede Begna, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic
Seifu Kebede, MD
Assistant Professor, Addis Ababa University College of Health Science

Intensive Care Medicine

Seife Yohannes, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Georgetown University, Vice Chair, Department of Critical Care, MedStar Washington Hospital Center
Hanan Yusuf, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician, Addis Ababa University College of Health Science

Internal Medicine

Eyesusawit Shewangizaw, MD, MPH
Expert Medical Specialist Internal Medicine, Deputy Medical Director, United Nations Health Care Center, UN Economic Commission For Africa
Kalkidan Alachew, MD
Consultant Internist, Endocrinology Fellow, Secretary of Ethiopia Medical Women’s Association
Tinsaye Woreta, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Neurology

Enawgaw Mehari, MD
Adjunct Clinical Professor of Neurology, University of Pikeville, Medical Director – Stroke, Tristar Horizon Medical Center, Dickson / Nashville

Obstetrics

Mekdes Daba, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St Paul Hospital Millennium Medical College

Palliative Medicine

Anteneh Habte, MD
Martinsburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Pulmonology

Mesfin Seifu, MD
Avita Healthcare System
Tewodros Haile, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Head of Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Addis Ababa University College of Health Science

Pathology

Melisachew Mulatu, MD
Associate Professor of Pathology, Mekelle University

Primary Health Care/Family Medicine

Yohannes Yimer, MD
Senior Medical Specialist in Family Medicine, President – Ethiopian Society of Family Physicians

Pediatrics

Hilina Tsehay Kassa, MD, MHS
Attending Physician, Treatment Area and Urgent Care, Division of Emergency Medicine Nemours/ Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Workeabeba Abebe, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases, Addis Ababa University College of Health Science
Solomie Jebessa, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College

Radiology

Assefa Getachew, MD
Associate Professor, Consultant Radiologist and Subspecialist in Body Imaging, Addis Ababa University College of Health Science
Kassa Darge, MD, PhD, FSAR
Radiologist-in-Chief & Chair, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Surgery

Amezene Tadesse, MD, MSc, FCS-ECSA, FACS
Associate Professor of Surgery, Consultant General and Pediatric Surgeon, Vice President of Ethiopian Medical Association, Department of Surgery – Addis Ababa University College of Health Science
Girma Tefera, MD, FACS
Vice Chair for Global Surgery-Dept of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Treatment

Dawd Siraj, MD, MPH, TM, FIDSA
University of Wisconsin- Madison
Hanan Yusuf, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Physician, Addis Ababa University College of Health Science
Makeda Semret, MD, MSc, FRCP
Associate Professor of Medicine, McGill University Health Centre
Tewodros Haile, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Head of Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Addis Ababa University College of Health Science

PUBLIC HEALTH

Epidemiology

Demisse Alemayehu, PhD
Columbia University
Negussie Deyessa, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health at Addis Ababa University

Infection Prevention & Control

Alemayehu Haddis Getahun, PhD
Associate Professor of Environmental Health, President – Environmental Health Professionals Association of Ethiopia, Jimma University
Dawd Siraj, MD, MPH, TM, FIDSA
University of Wisconsin- Madison

Mental Health

Azeb Asaminew, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Addis Ababa University
Yonas Geda, MD, MSc
Professor and Director, Global Neuroscience and Mental Health Program – Department of Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute

Modelling

Alemayehu Worku, PhD
School of Public Health, Addis Ababa University
Amir Siraj, MA, PhD
University of Notre Dame
Dawd Siraj, MD, MPH, TM, FIDSA
University of Wisconsin- Madison

Pharmaceuticals

Bisrat Hailemeskel, PharmD, RPh
Professor of Clinical Pharmacy & Vice Chair, Howard University College of Pharmacy
Ephraim Engidawork, PhD
Professor of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy – Addis Ababa University College of Health Science
Hailu Tadeg, BPharm, MSc, MPH
Chief of Party, Promoting the Quality of Medicines Plus (PQM+) Program of USAID

PPE

Dejen Kumela, BSc, MPH
Environmental Health Specialist, WASH Capacity building Adviser, SNV Ethiopia, USAID-Transform WASH project, Vis-President-Ethiopian Environmental Health Professional Association 

Testing

Tadesse Wuhib, MD, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Public Health Informatics
Tamrat Abebe, PhD & Bilal Shikur, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Addis Ababa University

Vaccination

Aberra Molla, DVM, MS
ABSHA/ECS
Telahun Teka Wolde, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics, Public Health and Bioethics, CHS,AAU & SPMMC (Adjunct)

NURSING

Tafesse Bekele, Bsc, MSc
President of Ethiopian Nurses Association

WEBINARS

Girma Tefera, MD
Vice Chair for Global Surgery-Dept of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Meskerem Aleka, MD
Executive Committee Member – Ethiopian Medical Association, Addis Ababa University