Garumma Feyissa

Garumma Feyissa

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

School of Public Health

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Garumma T Feyissa (MPH) is a scholar (HDR fellow) in the School of Public Health. Garumma has both research and teaching experiences in Jimma University and Goba Health Sciences College. He holds masters degree (MPH) with specialty in Health Promotion and Bachelor degree in Health Officer. As a result of his professional experience and research outputs, Garumma has been academically promoted to a level of an assistant professor in the department of Health Education and Behavioral Sciences in Jimma University. His professional and research interests are:
1. Evidence-based medicine: knowledge syntheses and knowledge translation
2. Design, implementation and evaluation of evidence-based health care services and programs
3. Primary epidemiological and behavioral researches: qualitative and quantitative researches on infectious and chronic diseases, and social, behavioral and environmental determinants of health
4. Teaching
5. Provision of short-term training (accredited trainer for training programs such as comprehensive systematic reviews, Health system research, scales of measurement for behavioral researches, IMNCI, syndromic management of STI and community mobilization for health and development
5. Health system research: piloting and evaluation of new and existing programs programs and services

Courses he delivered at Jimma University

Courses he delivered for postgraduate (MPH) students

Course title

Course code

Student category

Principles of Health Education

Pubh 621

MPH students

Health Promotion

 

HEBS 510

MPH students specializing in Health Promotion

Behavioural Theories and Models in Health Education

Hebs 108

 

MPH students specializing in Health Promotion

Strategic Health Communication Planning and Evaluation (SCOPE)

HEBS 103

MPH students specializing in Health Promotion

Qualitative Research Methodology

 

HEBS 203

MPH students specializing in Health Promotion

Courses he offered for undergraduate health science students

Course title

Course code

Student category

Health Education

 

COMH 323

Under graduate midwifery and Nursing students

Mental Health Promotion

 

HEDP407

Undergraduate Health Educationstudents

 

 

 

 

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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2011 - ongoing Board Member Jimma Univeristy College of Public Health Medical Science Ethical Review Committee Jimma University Ethiopia
    2009 - 2009 Chair Staff HIV/AIDS club Goba Health Science College Ethiopia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2012 - ongoing Co-Founder Ethiopian Health Education and Health Promotion Association Ethiopia
    2011 - ongoing Member Ethiopian Red Cross Society
    2008 - ongoing Member Ethiopian Public Health Association Ethiopia
  • Consulting/Advisories

    Date Institution Department Organisation Type Country
    2016 - ongoing AMREF HEALTH Maternal and Child Health Health services and related Ethiopia
    2016 - ongoing AMREF HEALTH Maternal and Child Health Health services and related Ethiopia
    2011 - 2012 World Health Organization Health services and related Ethiopia
    2011 - 2012 Caregivers Action Network Scientific research Ethiopia

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