Instructor name: -Absra Solomon

College: -Medicine and health science

Department: - Medical Laboratory Science

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Instructor biography

I am a lecturer at wolkite university medical laboratory department. I graduated my first degree from Addis Ababa University in medical laboratory technology in 2006 E.C and got the female masters scholarship in Addis Ababa University and studied hematology and Immunohematology in 2008 E.C.

Research interest:-

no

Research area

Detail explanation

1

Tuberculosis

Hematological profile of TB patients

2

Leukemia

Therapeutic approach of leukemia in Ethiopia 

3

 

 

 Instructor name: -Daniel Kahase

College: - Medicine and health sciences

Department: - Medical laboratory science

Address:-

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Instructor biography

I am a lecturer in the college of medicine and health sciences in an undergraduate program at Wolkite University. I completed my BSc in medical laboratory science at Addis Ababa University in 2005 E.C and MSc in diagnostic and public health microbiology in the same university during 2008 E.C. My research interests lie in the area of infectious disease, ranging from causation to treatment.

Research interest:-

No

Research area

Detail explanation

1

Tuberculosis

Burden, risk factors and drug resistance pattern

2

Antimicrobial

Drug resistance pattern of different pathogens

3

Public health

Infections associated with Water and food

 Article/journal/book/chapter publication

No

Article/journal/book/chapter name  

Web Link

01

Prevalence of intestinal parasites, salmonella and Shigella among apparently health food handlers of Addis Ababa University student’s cafeteria, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-014-0967-x

02

Knowledge, attitude, practice and associated factors of

voluntary counseling and testing for HIV/AIDS among

Wolkite university students in Ethiopia

 

 Instructor name:  Fitsum Bekele

College:-Medicine and Health Sciences

Department:-Medical Laboratory Sciences

Address:-

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Instructor biography:

Mr. Fitsum Bekele is a lecturer in Wolkite University, college of Medicine and Health Sciences, department of Medical Laboratory sciences. He has BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology and MSc in Medical parasitology from Jimma University. His research interest incline to biomedical sciences applicable to infectious diseases of humans; mainly diseases of parasitic origin. Typical areas of his research interest are in the domain of diagnostics, drugs and vaccines for infectious diseases. Neglected tropical parasitic diseases such as soil transmitted helimenths, schistosomiasis, and especially leishmaniasis have been his areas of research.

Research interest:-

no

Research area

Detail explanation

1

NTD

Neglected tropical Diseases such as Leishmaniasis, filariasis and STH

2

Immunology, Diagnostics and Vaccines for infectious diseases

Immune response to infectious diseases

3

Molecular Biology

Molecular Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, Species Identification and phylogeny

Article/journal/book/chapter publication

no

Article/journal/book/chapter name  

Web Link

1

Parasitic contamination of fruits and vegetables collected from local markets in Arbaminch Town

Infect Dis Poverty. 2017 Mar 7;6

doi: 10.1186/s40249-016-0226-6.

 

 Instructor name:  Mihret Alemayehu

College:-Medicine and Health Sciences

Department:-Medical Laboratory Sciences

Address:-

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Instructor biography:

I take my bachelor of science from Jimma University in Medical Laboratory Science then immediately I use to serve public and private health service facility by my profession. In 2014, I won females scholarship in masters of Science and join Addis Ababa University and study clinical laboratory science, clinical chemistry specialty track, then graduated in Nov 2016.In March 2017 I was joined in the Wolkite University as a lecturer.

 Research interest:-

no

Research area

Detail explanation

1

HIV

The effect of ART/HAART on the HIV  viral replication

2

Cancer

Breast  and ovarian cancer  with its biomarkers

3

Organ function

Different organ functions like thyroid ,liver, kidney etc  and its hormonal and enzymatic  analysis

 Instructor name:  Teha Shumbej Gebi

College:-Medicine and Health Sciences

Department:-Medical Laboratory Sciences

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Instructor photo                Cell-phone Number: +251912166756

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Instructor biography:

Lecturer in Wolkite University, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences

Academic Rank BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology and MSc in Medical Parasitology from Jimma University.

Research interest:- Infectious disease, Neglected tropical disease(NTD)

no

Research area

Detail explanation

1

Infectious disease, Neglected Tropical Disease(NTD)

-Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and Control of parasites particularly model predictions (mathematical models of transmission) on the control of infectious disease

-Infectious disease and neglected tropical disease diagnosis particularly Evaluation and Development of laboratory diagnostic methods and tools

 Article/journal/book/chapter publication

No

Article/journal/ and ongoing Research

Web Link

1

  1. Teha Shumbej, Tariku Belay, Zeleke Mekonnen, Tamirat Tefera, Endalew Zemene. Soil-Transmitted Helminths and Associated Factors among Pre-School Children in Butajira Town, South-Central Ethiopia: A Community-Based Cross-Sectional Study. PLoS ONE 2015, 10(8): e0136342.

2

Ongoing Research

  1. Therapeutic Efficacy of Chloroquine for Treatment of Plasmodium Vivax in Wolkite District Southern Central Ethiopia
  2. Neglected Parasitic Tropical Diseases emphasizing on soil transmitted helminthes and Schistosomiasis and their predictors in Guragea Zone, South Central Ethiopia

 Instructor’s Name:-TEMESGEN ABERA BAFA

College:-Medicine and Health Sciences (MHS)

Department:-Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS)

    Address: - Cellphone number:-+251911566376

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Instructor’s Biography: - I’m called Temegen Abera Bafa whom I was born at Hossaena in 1982G.C. I’m married & protestant religion follower. Concerning my educational background and other professional related issues details are explained herein below:

  1. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Year

Qualification

Institution

2010-2013 G.C

M.Sc in Medical Micro-biology

Jimma University

2002-2005 G.C

B.Ed Degree in Biology

Debub University Dilla College of Teachers Education and Health Science

1997-2001 G.C

High School(9-12)

Wachemo Comprehensive Secndary School

1989-1996 G.C

Primary School(1-8)

Masbeera Primary School

  1. EMPLOYMENT AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • I've been  teaching Medical Microbiology at Wolkite University, College of Medicine and Health Science since October 18, 2015.
  • Besides, I've been working as a Vice Registrar Director of WKU since October 15/2016.
  • Before I join WKU, I have 9 years experience of teaching  Biology at Wachemo Preparatory School and Two Years experiences of teaching biology for 10+3 regular and summer students at Wachemo college of teachers education located at SNNPR, Hadiya Zone, Hossaena Town.  
  • Besides, I had been a head of department of natural science stream  when I was at Wachemo college of teachers education located at Hossaena Town.
  • I do also have Two Summer experiences of Teaching Health Science Course for 10+3 fourth year and third year Natural Science Teachers at Hossaena College of Teachers Education located at SNNPR, Hadiya Zone, Hossaena Town.
  • I’m certified from Debub University, Dilla College of Teacher Education & Health Sciences with HDP concerned with active learning and effective teaching methods in 1998 E.C. 
  • Here in our college, I have participated as a member of different committee herein as mentioned:
    •  exam  banking  committee by evaluating and checking the level of different exams whether they have  met the intended objectives  for  the exam bank or not.
    • research and fund raising committee member 
    • the curriculum revision committee member

 

  1. RESEARCH ACTIVITIES IN  WKU

     In line with the research activities, in 2015/16 G.C  I've Conducted 2 Group Researches by being as Principal investigator(PI) and co-investigator(CO) within the University to benefit the community entitled with:

"Isolation And Antimicrobial Susceptibility Patterns Of Public Health Important Bacteria, and Hygienic Practice of Food Handlers  at  Wolkite University Cafeteria, Wolkite, Southwest Ethiopia"(As PI).         AND

 "Prevalence of intestinal parasites and associated factors among  primary school students Meskan district Guraghie  Zone, South Ethiopia"(As Co-investigator).

  1. In 2016/17, I've also conducted 2 researches as PI & Co-investigator  entitled with:

"Sero-Epidemiological Patterns And  Predictors Of The  Hepatitis B And C Viral Infections Among Pregnant Women Attending  Routine Antenatal Care in Wolkite Town Health Centers And Atat  Hospital, South  Ethiopia"(PI). AND

 "Unpacking the determinants of low birth weight in newborn delivered in public hospital of gurage zone, southern Ethiopia: unmatched case control study" (CoI).

  1. As it's on the process, I do have no published reseach paper yet. I'm  enthusiastic in Microbiology researches, Viral in particular followed by Bacteriological as well.
  2. Out of  WKU,  I'm certified in one community Service participation from SNNPR.  Moreover, I've attachment experience of community based education and training strategy policy of Jimma University(DTTP).

 

 

 

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