Samson Leta has been a research fellow in HORN project since October 2018. He holds Master of Science (MSc) in Tropical Animal Health specialization in Epidemiological data collection & processing from Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium & Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia.
Samson is teaching biostatistics and spatial epidemiology at College of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture, Addis Ababa University, Bishoftu, Ethiopia. His research focus areas are vector ecology and vector-borne diseases. He investigates the spatial dynamics of vector-borne diseases and their vectors by integrating epidemiological information, GIS and statistics.
Currently, he is leading a research project aimed to survey mosquitoes and arboviral diseases in Ethiopia. He has extensive research experience on vector ecology, spatial analysis, systematic review and Meta-Analysis.