I am a microbiologist, public health professional, epidemiologist and veterinarian with broader academic trainings in the areas of microbiology, epidemiology, food safety and immunology. I recently completed Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine (MPVM) (University of California) and Master of Public Health (MPH) from Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona. Prior to this, I also completed a PhD (epidemiology) and Master of Food Safety from Norwegian University of Life Sciences and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. I was also a postdoctoral research scientist at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine where I worked on microbiology and immunology of infectious diseases. I have also widely published scholarly articles in the areas of infectious diseases of humans and animals on peer reviewed journals. My recent academic positions include assistant professor (limited term) at Minnesota State University, MN; adjunct faculty at Maricopa County Community Colleges (MCCC); adjunct faculty at Bryan University (BU), AZ teaching biostatistics and analytical tools (R program) to Master of Public Health program Students. I was also the 2014-2015 science teaching fellow (STF) and Sceintific Writing and publishing Institute (SWPI) fellow of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). I also pursued short term professional development courses in various countries including Israel, Sweden, Germany
PhD and MFS-Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Oslo, Norway
MPVM-University of California, Davis
MPH-Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)-Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.