Meet Tesfahun Hailemariam Postdoctoral Fellow in Digital health
(Ph.D.), a trailblazing researcher pushing the boundaries of health informatics in Ethiopia. Having earned a Ph.D. in 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵 𝗜𝗻𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗰𝘀 from the esteemed University of Gondar
and MSc in Health Informatics from Addis Ababa University
, Tesfahun is dedicated to harnessing digital solutions for healthcare advancement. His proficiency spans electronic community health information systems, data quality optimization, and leveraging information for healthcare improvement. Tesfahun delves into understanding health worker motivations for digital integration, conducts implementation research, and spearheads innovative eHealth solutions. Having completed his Ph.D. in Public Health Informatics at the University of Gondar, Tesfahun’s doctoral research focuses on 𝗲𝘃𝗮𝗹𝘂𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗶𝗺𝗽𝗮𝗰𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗶𝗰 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵 𝗶𝗻𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘀𝘆𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗺𝘀 𝗼𝗻 𝘄𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗻’𝘀 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗶𝗻 𝗡𝗼𝗿𝘁𝗵𝘄𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝗘𝘁𝗵𝗶𝗼𝗽𝗶𝗮. He also investigates 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗼𝗰𝗶𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗯𝗮𝗿𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗳𝗮𝗰𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗿𝗼𝗻𝗶𝗰 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵 𝗶𝗻𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘀𝘆𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗺 𝗶𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗔𝗺𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗮 𝗿𝗲𝗴𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗲. Tesfahun plays an active and integral role in contributing to transformative projects at CDHI- Center for Digital Health and Implementation Science
, where his deep involvement and dedication significantly influence pivotal initiatives. His extensive array of scholarly publications stands as a testament to his unwavering commitment, reflecting the depth of his expertise and the thoroughness of his contributions to the field of health informatics. Currently, Tesfahun is a postdoctoral fellow in digital health jointly at the University of Gondar
and Digital Health Activity (DHA)
. Tesfahun’s resolute commitment and substantial contributions in Health Informatics illustrate a compelling force that is reshaping Ethiopia’s healthcare environment.