Mr. Solomon Yimer Minaye, Mental Health Award, Best Researcher Award

Solomon Yimer Minaye at Wollo University, Ethiopia

Mr. Solomon Yimer Minaye is an accomplished academic and mental health professional with a wealth of experience in psychiatry nursing, clinical psychology, and teaching. He holds a Higher Diploma for Teaching Methodology from Dilla University, an MSc. in Integrated Clinical & Community Mental Health from the University of Gondar, and a BSc. Degree in Psychiatry Nursing, also from the University of Gondar. Mr. Minaye has consistently excelled in his academic pursuits, ranking among the top students in his classes.

Currently serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Wollo University, Ethiopia, Mr. Minaye plays a pivotal role in educating medical and health science students on the fundamentals of psychiatry. His responsibilities include lecturing, supervising students, conducting research, and advising on research thesis works. He is also actively involved in examining undergraduate and postgraduate students and coordinating departmental academic activities.



Higher Diploma for Teaching Methodology

  • Year: 2015 – 2016
  • Organization: Dilla University, Ethiopia
  • Award: Certified
  • Medium of Instruction: English

MSc. in Integrated Clinical & Community Mental Health

  • Year: 2014 – 2015
  • Organization: University of Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Award: Master of Science (MSc.)
  • CGPA: 3.91/4.00
  • Rank: 3rd out of 31 students
  • Medium of Instruction: English
  • Duration: 1 year (Thesis based)

BSc. Degree in Psychiatry Nursing

  • Year: 2008 – 2012/13
  • Organization: University of Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Award: Bachelor of Science (BSc.)
  • CGPA: 3.79/4.00
  • Rank: 1st out of 28 students
  • Medium of Instruction: English
  • Duration: 5 months

Professional Experience:

Mr. Solomon Yimer Minaye is an accomplished professional with extensive experience in mental health, academia, and clinical practice. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Wollo University in Ethiopia, where he imparts knowledge on psychiatry to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Previously, Mr. Minaye held various positions at Dilla University, including Assistant Professor, Lecturer, and Graduate Assistant, contributing significantly to the education and training of future healthcare professionals. In addition to his academic roles, he has been actively involved in clinical practice, serving as a Senior Integrated Mental Health Professional Specialist at Dilla University Referral Hospital. Furthermore, Mr. Minaye has demonstrated leadership abilities as the Head of the Department of Psychiatry and as a Coordinator for various academic and research-related activities. His commitment to advancing mental health education, research, and clinical services underscores his invaluable contributions to the field.

Research Interest:

Mr. Solomon Yimer Minaye’s research interests primarily revolve around mental health, with a focus on understanding psychopathology and environmental responses among individuals with severe mental illnesses such as schizophrenia and mood disorders. He is particularly interested in investigating behavioral responses to perceived stigma, abuse, and help-seeking behaviors among individuals with psychological issues. Additionally, Mr. Minaye explores the relationship between sleep disorders and health-related quality of life. His research also extends to clinical assessment and management of various mental health conditions, including substance abuse, anxiety disorders, geriatric mental health, and depressive disorders. Through his research endeavors, Mr. Minaye aims to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in mental health and improve the quality of care and support provided to individuals with mental illnesses.

Publication Top Noted:

Title: Perceived stress and its associated factors during COVID-19 among healthcare providers in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

  • Authors: YA Chekole, S Yimer Minaye, S Mekonnen Abate, B Mekuriaw
  • Journal: Advances in Public Health
  • Volume: 2020
  • Pages: 1-7
  • Year: 2020
  • Total Citations: 60

Title: High magnitude of social anxiety disorder in school adolescents

  • Authors: K Mekuria, H Mulat, H Derajew, T Mekonen, W Fekadu, A Belete, S Yimer, …
  • Journal: Psychiatry journal
  • Volume: 2017
  • Pages: 47
  • Year: 2017
  • Total Citations: 47

Title: Global prevalence and reasons for case cancellation on the intended day of surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  • Authors: SM Abate, YA Chekole, SY Minaye, B Basu
  • Journal: International Journal of Surgery Open
  • Volume: 26
  • Pages: 55-63
  • Year: 2020
  • Total Citations: 40

Title: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among children aged 6 to 17 years old living in Girja District, Rural Ethiopia

  • Authors: HM Lola, H Belete, A Gebeyehu, A Zerihun, S Yimer, K Leta
  • Journal: Behavioural neurology
  • Volume: 2019
  • Pages: 40
  • Year: 2019
  • Total Citations: 40

Title: The prevalence and predictors of domestic violence among pregnant women in Southeast Oromia, Ethiopia

  • Authors: K Yohannes, L Abebe, T Kisi, W Demeke, S Yimer, M Feyiso, G Ayano
  • Journal: Reproductive health
  • Volume: 16
  • Pages: 1-10
  • Year: 2019
  • Total Citations: 39
Solomon Yimer Minaye | Mental health Award | Best Researcher Award

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