Nigussie Sharew

Nigussie Sharew

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

HDR Student

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Nigussie Tadesse is a PhD student in Genetic Epidemiology at the University of Adelaide, Australia. He is interested in pharmacogenomics, mental health epidemiology, clinical psychology, and precision medicine with advanced analysis like machine learning. He graduated Master of Science in Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands and a Master of Science in Adult Health Nursing at Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Currently. Nigussie is working on his PhD in pharmacogenomics of psychotropic treatment response.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2022 Armocida, B., Monasta, L., Sawyer, S., Bustreo, F., Segafredo, G., Castelpietra, G., . . . Lacey, B. (2022). Burden of non-communicable diseases among adolescents aged 10–24 years in the EU, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis of the Global Burden of Diseases Study 2019. The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, 6(6), 367-383.
    DOI Scopus16 WoS11 Europe PMC9
    2022 Habtewold, T. D., Sharew, N. T., Endalamaw, A., Mulugeta, H., Dessie, G., Asefa, N., . . . Alemu, S. M. (2022). Mapping publication outputs, collaboration networks, research hotspots, and most cited articles in systematic reviews and meta-analyses of medicine and health sciences in Ethiopia: analyses of 20 years of scientific data.
    DOI
    2022 Habtewold, T. D., Sharew, N. T., Endalamaw, A., Mulugeta, H., Dessie, G., Kassa, G. M., . . . Alemu, S. M. (2022). Current status of methodological and reporting quality of systematic reviews and meta-analyses in medicine and health science fields in Ethiopia: Leveraging quantity to improve quality.
    DOI
    2022 Sharew, N. T. (2022). The Effect of Multimodal Non-pharmacological Interventions on Cognitive Function Improvement for People With Dementia: A Systematic Review. Frontiers in Public Health, 10, 1-7.
    DOI WoS1 Europe PMC1
    2022 Abate, M., Tadesse, N., & Mitiku, K. (2022). Level of compassionate health care service provision and its associated factors among health professionals working in public hospitals of Addis Ababa: health professionals' perspective. Heliyon, 8(3), e09160-1-e09160-7.
    DOI
    2022 Cheung, T., Cheng, C. P. W., Fong, T. K. H., Sharew, N. T., Anders, R. L., Xiang, Y. T., & Lam, S. C. (2022). Psychological impact on healthcare workers, general population and affected individuals of SARS and COVID-19: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Frontiers in Public Health, 10, 16 pages.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2 Europe PMC2
    2022 Castelpietra, G., Knudsen, A. K. S., Agardh, E. E., Armocida, B., Beghi, M., Iburg, K. M., . . . Socea, B. (2022). The burden of mental disorders, substance use disorders and self-harm among young people in Europe, 1990–2019: Findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet Regional Health - Europe, 16, 100341.
    DOI Scopus14
    2021 Sharew, N. T., LAM, S. C., Habtewold, T. D., & Leung, A. Y. M. (2021). Effect of multimodal non‐pharmacologic interventions on cognitive function for people with dementia: Systematic review. Alzheimer's and Dementia, 17(S8), e057657.
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    2021 Tizazu, M. A., Sharew, N. T., Mamo, T., Zeru, A. B., Asefa, E. Y., & Amare, N. S. (2021). Completing the continuum of maternity care and associated factors in debre berhan town, amhara, Ethiopia, 2020. Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare, 14, 21-32.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS7 Europe PMC8
    2021 Mamo, H., Dagnaw, A., Sharew, N. T., Brhane, K., & Kotiso, K. S. (2021). Prevalence of short interpregnancy interval and its associated factors among pregnant women in Debre Berhan town, Ethiopia. PLoS ONE, 16(8 August), 10 pages.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS3 Europe PMC3
    2021 Aynalem, Y. A., Akalu, T. Y., Gebregiorgis, B. G., Sharew, N. T., Assefa, H. K., & Shiferaw, W. S. (2021). Assessment of undergraduate student knowledge, attitude, and practices towards COVID-19 in Debre Berhan University, Ethiopia. PLoS ONE, 16(5 May), 13 pages.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS7 Europe PMC8
    2021 Bowers, B. J., Chu, C. H., Wu, B., Thompson, R. A., Lepore, M. J., Leung, A. Y. M., . . . McGilton, K. S. (2021). What COVID-19 Innovations Can Teach Us About Improving Quality of Life in Long-Term Care. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 22(5), 929-932.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS6 Europe PMC3
    2021 Habtewold, T. D., Endalamaw, A., Mohammed, S. H., Mulugeta, H., Dessie, G., Kassa, G. M., . . . Alemu, S. M. (2021). Sociodemographic Factors Predicting Exclusive Breastfeeding in Ethiopia: Evidence from a Meta-analysis of Studies Conducted in the Past 10 Years. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 25(1), 72-94.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2 Europe PMC2
    2021 Haile, D. G., Sharew, N. T., Mekuria, A. D., Abebe, A. M., & Mezemir, Y. (2021). Prevalence of hypertension and associated factors among adults in debre berhan town, north shoa zone, Ethiopia, 2020. Vascular Health and Risk Management, 17, 203-210.
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    2021 Yimer, N. B., Mohammed, M. A., Solomon, K., Tadese, M., Grutzmacher, S., Meikena, H. K., . . . Habtewold, T. D. (2021). Cervical cancer screening uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Public Health, 195, 105-111.
    DOI Scopus13 WoS12 Europe PMC6
    2020 Habtewold, T. D., Sharew, N. T., & Alemu, S. M. (2020). Evidence on the effect of gender of new-born, antenatal care and postnatal care on breastfeeding practices in Ethiopia: a meta-analysis and meta-regression analysis of observational studies (vol 9, e023956, 2019). BMJ OPEN, 10(1), 2 pages.
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    2019 Habtewold, T. D., Sharew, N. T., & Alemu, S. M. (2019). Evidence on the effect of gender of newborn, antenatal care and postnatal care on breastfeeding practices in Ethiopia: A meta-Analysis andmeta-regression analysis of observational studies. BMJ Open, 9(5), 17 pages.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS7 Europe PMC5
    2019 Habtewold, T. D., Mohammed, S. H., Endalamaw, A., Akibu, M., Sharew, N. T., Alemu, Y. M., . . . Tegegne, B. S. (2019). Breast and complementary feeding in Ethiopia: new national evidence from systematic review and meta-analyses of studies in the past 10 years. European Journal of Nutrition, 58(7), 2565-2595.
    DOI Scopus16 WoS14 Europe PMC10
    2019 Mohammed, M. A., & Sharew, N. T. (2019). Adherence to dietary recommendation and associated factors among diabetic patients in ethiopian teaching hospitals. Pan African Medical Journal, 33, 260.
    DOI Scopus15 Europe PMC13
    2018 Sharew, N. T., Bizuneh, H. T., Assefa, H. K., & Habtewold, T. D. (2018). Investigating admitted patients' satisfaction with nursing care at Debre Berhan Referral Hospital in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open, 8(5), e021107-1-e021107-8.
    DOI Scopus17 WoS18 Europe PMC12
    2018 Nand, D., Naghavi, M., Marczak, L. B., Kutz, M., Shackelford, K. A., Arora, M., . . . Mendoza, W. (2018). Global mortality from firearms, 1990-2016. JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association, 320(8), 792-814.
    DOI Scopus129 WoS119 Europe PMC48
    2018 Habtewold, T. D., Sharew, N. T., & Alemu, S. M. (2018). Effect of gender of new-born, antenatal care and postnatal care on breastfeeding practices in Ethiopia: Evidence from systematic review and meta-analysis of national studies.
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    2017 Habtewold, T. D., Islam, M. A., Sharew, N. T., Mohammed, S. H., Birhanu, M. M., & Tegegne, B. S. (2017). SystEmatic review and meta-aNAlysis of infanT and young child feeding Practices (ENAT-P) in Ethiopia: Protocol. BMJ Open, 7(8), 6 pages.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS10 Europe PMC7
    2017 Sharew, N. T., Mulu, G. B., Habtewold, T. D., & Gizachew, K. D. (2017). Occupational exposure to sharps injury among healthcare providers in Ethiopia regional hospitals. Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 29(1), 7.
    DOI Scopus14 Europe PMC8
    2015 Dejenie Habtewold, T., Radie, Y. T., & Sharew, N. T. (2015). Prevalence of depression among type 2 diabetic outpatients in black lion general specialized hospital, addis ababa, ethiopia. Depression Research and Treatment, 2015, 184902.
    DOI Scopus20 Europe PMC13
    - Cheung, T., Cheng, C. P. W., Fong, T. K. H., Sharew, N. T., Anders, R. L., Xiang, Y. T., & Lam, S. C. (n.d.). Immediate psychological impact on healthcare workers, general population and affected individuals of SARS and COVID-19: A systematic review and meta-analysis (Preprint).
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  • Position: HDR Student
  • Email: nigussie.sharew@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: West End Health Precinct
  • Building: AHMS - Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences, floor Seventh Floor
  • Org Unit: Medical Specialties

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