Mr. Ebisa Zerihun, Health Communication Award, Best Researcher Award

Ebisa Zerihun at Oda Bultum University, Ethiopia

Mr. Ebisa Zerihun is a dedicated professional in the field of nursing, with a focus on research, education, and healthcare delivery. He holds a Master of Science in Adult Health Nursing from Ambo University, Ethiopia, where he conducted research on the implementation of the nursing process among nurses in public hospitals. He also earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Wollega University.

With a strong foundation in nursing education and training, Mr. Zerihun has served as a lecturer at various institutions, including Oda Bultum University and Werabe University in Ethiopia. He brings expertise in project proposal development, report writing, and designing training programs to enhance nursing education and practice.



Master of Science in Adult Health Nursing

  • Institution: Ambo University, Ethiopia
  • Duration: October 2018 to October 2020

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Institution: Wollega University, Ethiopia
  • Duration: December 2011 to July 2014

Professional Experience:

Mr. Ebisa Zerihun has accumulated valuable professional experience in the field of nursing and academia. His roles have included both clinical practice and teaching positions, contributing to his expertise in nursing care and education.

From 2022 to the present, Mr. Zerihun serves as a Lecturer in the Department of Nursing at Oda Bultum University in Ethiopia. Prior to this, from 2020 to 2021, he held a Lecturer position at Werabe University. In addition to his academic roles, Mr. Zerihun worked as a senior nurse professional at Ambo University Referral Hospital from 2015 to 2020.

Throughout his career, Mr. Zerihun has demonstrated a commitment to nursing excellence, both in clinical practice and in nurturing the next generation of nurses through his teaching endeavors. His combined experiences in academia and healthcare settings have equipped him with a well-rounded perspective on nursing education and patient care.

Research Interest:

Non-communicable diseases: Mr. Zerihun is interested in studying the prevention, management, and impact of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular diseases on individuals and communities.

HIV/AIDS: He focuses on research related to HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, care, and support, with a particular emphasis on improving the quality of life of affected individuals and reducing transmission rates.

Maternal, adolescent, and child health: Mr. Zerihun is dedicated to exploring issues related to maternal health, including antenatal care, childbirth, and postnatal care, as well as adolescent and child health, with a focus on promoting healthy development and well-being.

Mental health: He is interested in researching mental health issues, including awareness, prevention, treatment, and support services for individuals dealing with mental health disorders.

Quality of nursing care: Mr. Zerihun is committed to investigating factors influencing the quality of nursing care delivery, including patient safety, nursing practices, healthcare policies, and organizational factors affecting nursing practice.

Publication Top Noted:

Determinants of birth asphyxia among newborns delivered in public hospitals of West Shoa Zone, Central Ethiopia: A case-control study

  • Authors: G Kune, H Oljira, N Wakgari, E Zerihun, M Aboma
  • Journal: PloS one
  • Volume: 16
  • Issue: 3
  • Pages: e0248504
  • Year: 2021

Perceptions toward the nursing profession among Ethiopian nurses: A mixed-method study

  • Authors: MR Tura, SG Fage, A Birhanu, T Kolola, E Zerihun, L Mideksa
  • Journal: Clinical Epidemiology and Global Health
  • Volume: 15
  • Pages: 101028
  • Year: 2022

Implementation of Nursing Process and Its’ Associated Factors among Nurses’ Working at Public Hospitals of Central Ethiopian, 2020; Institutional Based Cross-sectional Study

  • Authors: E Zerihun, A Dechasa, M Robi
  • Journal: J Nurs Pract
  • Volume: 5
  • Issue: 1
  • Pages: 473-479
  • Year: 2022

Prevalence, indications, and outcomes of operative vaginal deliveries among mothers who gave birth in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  • Authors: B Balis, A Debella, I Ketema, B Eshetu, E Zerihun, A Deressa Wayesa
  • Journal: Frontiers in Global Women’s Health
  • Volume: 3
  • Pages: 948288
  • Year: 2022

Clinical epidemiology and global health

  • Authors: MR Tura, SG Fage, A Birhanu, T Kolola, E Zerihun, L Mideksa
  • Year: 2013
Ebisa Zerihun | Health Communication Award | Best Researcher Award

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