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Solomon Hailemariam Tesfaye

Dilla University, Ethiopia

Solomon Hailemariam Tesfaye

Solomon Hailemariam Tesfaye, BSc, MPH in Epidemiology
Chief Academic and Research Director, College of Health Sciences and Medicine, Dilla University, Ethiopia

Mr. Solomon Hailemariam was born on 11th September, 1979 in Ethiopia. He graduated with Master of Public Health from Jimma University in 2010 and Bachelor of Science in Public health from Gondar University in 2004, and Diploma in public health nursing from Alemaya University in 1999. Currently He is working at Dilla University as chief academic and research director, supervising about 190 academic staff members. He is working as lecturer from March, 2011 until August, 2015 as assistant professor since September, 2015. Beside his managerial position Mr. Solomon is giving public health courses to health sciences and medicine students. From October 1999 up to 2008 he has been working as clinician and managerial in different rural health centers.


  • Solomon Hailemariam, Fasil Tessema, Mekonen Asefa, Henok Tadesse and Girma Tenkolu The prevalence of depression and associated factors in Ethiopia: findings from the national health survey. International Journal of Mental Health Systems 2012, 6:23 doi:10.1186/1752-4458-6-23  http://www.ijmhs.com/content/6/1/23
  • Solomon Hailemariam, Girma Tenkolu and Henok Tadesse. Malnutrition: Prevalence and its associated factors of among People living with HIV/AIDS, in Dilla referral Hospital. Archives of Public Health 2013, 71:13 doi:10.1186/0778-7367-71-13  http://www.archpublichealth.com/content/71/1/13
  • Solomon H. Tesfaye and Girma T. Bune. Generalized psychological distress among HIV-infected patients enrolled in antiretroviral treatment in Dilla University Hospital, Gedeo zone, Ethiopia. Glob Health Action 2014, 7: 23882  http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/gha.v7.23882
  • Girma Tenkolu Bune, Solomon Hailemariam Tesfaye, Henok Tadesse Ayele, Tadesse Alemu Zerfu. Work Factors and Commitment of Public Health Care Providers, in Oromiya Region, Ethiopia/2010: The Case of Equity and Extrinsic Factors. Open Access Library Journal, 1: e580. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1100580