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Berihun Megabiaw

Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Gondar University
Ethiopia

Biography

Dr Berihun Megabiaw joined the University of Gondar as a Lecturer in November 2006. Prior to taking up his current position as Director of the Institute of Public Health (IPH) in August 2012, Dr Berihun served as the Head of the Department of Health Officers and Coordinator of the Accelerated Health Officers Training Program (AHOTP) for three years. He currently continues to serve in a teaching capacity within the Institute as an Assistant Professor of Public Health.

Research Interest

Dr. Berihun has special interest in team based research projects. His main research interests include nutrition, maternal and child health issues in a developing country context with a specific focus on the common causes of maternal as well as child morbidity.

Publications

  • Megabiaw B, and Rahman A. Prevalence and determinants of Chronic Malnutrition among under-5 Children in Ethiopia. Int. J. Child Health Nutr., 2013 Vol. 2, No. 3: 230-236

  • Megabiaw B, Awoke T, Adefris M, Azale T and Awoke A. Depression among women with Obstetric fistula, and Pelvic Organ Prolapse in northwest Ethiopia. BMC Psychiatry, 2013, 13:236.

  • Adane AA, Alene KA, Koye DN, Zeleke BM (2013) Non-Adherence to Anti-Tuberculosis Treatment and Determinant Factors among Patients with Tuberculosis in Northwest Ethiopia. PLoS ONE 8(11): e78791. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078791

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