Tilahun Degu

Full Name Tilahun Degu Tsega
Academic Rank Lecturer
Education Background
  • MPH in Epidemiology from Debre Markos University (October 2018 to February 2021)
  • BSc. in Public Health Officer from Kea-Med Medical College (September 2011 to July 2015)
  • Diploma in Pharmacy Technician from Debre Birhan Health Sciences College (November 2006 to August 2009)
Working Experience
  • Lecturer at Injibara University (November 2021 to Present)
  • Senior Druggist at Debre Markos University (January 2015 to October 2021)
  • Druggist at Debre Markos Referral Hospital (March 2013 to November 2013)
  • Junior Druggist at Different Health Centers in East and West Gojjam Zone Health Department (October 2009 to February 2013)
Research Interest
  • Nutritional Public Health Epidemiology
  • Spatial Public Health Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease Modelling
  • Clinical Public Health Epidemiology
  • Maternal, Child, Neonatal and Adolescent/Youth Health

1)      Tsega, T. D., Tafere, Y., Ashebir, W., & Asmare, B. (2022). Time to breastfeeding cessation and its predictors among mothers who have children aged two to three years in Gozamin district, Northwest Ethiopia: A retrospective follow-up study. PloS one, 17(1), e0262583 (https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0262583)

2)      Alemu, K. D., Moges, N. A., Boneya, D. J., Asrade, A. A., Tsega, T. D., & Tewachew, A. S. (2022). Time to Switch to Second-Line Anti-Retroviral Treatment and Its Predictors Among HIV Infected Adults with Virological Failure in Northwest Ethiopia: A Retrospective Follow-Up Study. HIV/AIDS (Auckland, NZ)14, 87. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8906823/)

3)      Alene, T., Feleke, M. G., Yeshambel, A., Amare, A. T., Tigabu, A., Birlie, T. A., … & Chichiabellu, Y. T. Time to occurrence of Necrotizing enterocolitis and its predictors among Low birth weight neonates admitted at neonatal intensive care unit of Felege Hiwot Compressive Specialized Hospital BahirDar, Ethiopia, 2021: A retrospective follow up study. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 1605. (https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fped.2022.959631/pdf)


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