Associate Professor
Department of Preventive Medicine
School of Public Health
College of Health Sciences
Addis Ababa University


Dr. Alemayehu is versed in public health research. He is an expert in design, planning and implementation of sound health researches. He is resourceful in data analysis and this allows him to disseminate pertinent health research findings to policy makers, program planners, civil societies and beneficiaries/communities. He is co- investigator, for some of the projects technical coordinator, of the meningococcal ACW135 Vaccine trial in Butajira, Optimization of TB and HIV co-treatment in Ethiopian patients: Pharmacokinetic and pharmacogenetic aspects of drug- drug interactions between Rifampicin and Efavirenz and determining the optimal time for initiation of HAART in TB/HIV co-infected patients which is a randomized clinical trial, a methodological study to compare the WHO non-probability sampling against a rigorous probability sampling technique in EPI coverage survey, the national low vision and blindness survey and other reproductive health and HIV related studies. He has more than 45 publications in pear reviewed international and national journals and chapter author of different public health study reports. Dr. Alemayehu worked as a member of data and safety monitoring board for different trials. He served as an associate editor of the Ethiopian Journal of Health Development for more than ten years. He is the member of the International Biometrics Society. He also served as guest lecturer and researcher at various Universities and Institutions in the county and abroad.