Mulugeta Tamire is an assistant professor at the school of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University. By training, he has a BSc degree in Environmental Health from Hawassa University, and MPH in Public Health from Addis Ababa University. Currently he is a PhD candidate at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden with a planned dissertation defense in December 2020. Mulugeta has also attended different trainings mainly on life skills, climate change, health system management, qualitative and quantitative research methods.
Prior to joining the school of Public Health in 2013, he worked from a rank of Graduate Assistant to Lecturer at Debre Berhan University. There, Mulugeta was one of the first staff members, establishing the College of Health Sciences at the University and took the lion share in starting and coordinating the first Masters in Public Health Program as part of private-public partnership program with Victory College. After joining Addis Ababa University, Mulugeta involved teaching, advising students’ thesis and coordinating the extension MPH program at the school of Public Health.
Mulugeta has an interest and expertise in multidisciplinary research approach using both qualitative and quantitative methods with focus on COPD, Household air pollution, substance abuse, climate change, food security, female genital mutilation and other behavioral researches. Mulugeta will now become a One Health Fellow in Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.