Masresha Derese

Title: Lecturer of Public Health Informatics (BSc, MPH)


Cell Phone:  +251978704148

P.o.Box: 196

Address: Gondar, Ethiopia.

Masresha Derese is a lecturer of health informatics in department of health informatics, Institute of Public Health at the University of Gondar, since 2017.

Masresha completed his undergraduate and Master’s degree at the University of Gondar in public health informatics. In June 2021, he graduated with a master’s degree in public health informatics from the University of Gondar. He has more than 6 years of experience working as a researcher, instructor, and public health expert at the department of health informatics.

Masresha has been working on initiatives involving the implementation of electronic medical record system and the interoperability of digital health systems for the past two years as a member of the eHealth Lab team. He has also done research projects linked to these projects.

Masresha has published more than 15 peer-reviewed papers. His areas of interest include digital health systems, Telemedicine, Mobile Health, Machine Learning, and Secondary Analysis.

  1. Electronic Medical Record System (EMR)
  1. Masresha Derese Tegegne*, Mequannent Sharew Melaku , Aynadis Worku Shimie , Degefaw Denekew Hunegnaw, Meseret Gashaw Legese , Tewabe Ambaye Ejigu , Nebyu Demeke Mengestie , Wondewossen Zemene, Tirualem Zeleke and Ashenaf Fentahun Chanie. Health professionals’ knowledge and attitude towards patient confidentiality and associated factors in a resource-limited setting: a cross-sectional study. BMC Med Ethics 23, 26 (2022).
  2. Masresha Derese Tegegne*, Sisay Maru Wubante, Mulugeta Hayelom Kalayou, Mequannent Sharew Melaku,Binyam Tilahun, Tesfahun Melese Yilma,Hiwote Simane Dessie. Electronic Medical Record System Use and Determinants in Ethiopia: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Interact J Med Res 2023;12:e40721.
  3. Masresha Derese Tegegne *, Berhanu Fikadie Endehabtu, Jorn Klein,Monika Knudsen Gullslett and Tesfahun Melese Yilma. Use of social media for COVID-19-related information and associated factors among health professionals in Northwest Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study. DIGITAL HEALTH. January 2022.

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