Fekadu Abebe

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Phone +47 22850623
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Visiting address Avdeling for samfunnsmedisin Kirkeveien 166 Fredrik Holsts hus 0450 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1130 Blindern 0318 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Infectious diseases epidemiology and control
  • Infection and immunity, including vaccines and vaccinations, and immunodiagnosis
  • Neglected tropical diseases
  • Global Health 

Courses taught

Background

  • PhD in immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo (2002)
  • MSc, Microbiology/parasitology, Faculty of Natural Sceinces, Addis Abeba University (1993)

Positions held

  • Senior scientist, University of Oslo, 2018 - present
  • Scientist, University of Oslo, 2007-2018
  • Postodctoral fellow, University of Oslo, 2005-2007
  • PhD fellow, University of Oslo, 1997-2002
  • Head, Schistosomiasis Unit, 1987-1991
  • Lecturer and researcher, Addis Abeba University, 1983-1996

Committees served

  • Member, Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative, 2012- present.
  • Member, Network of NGOs for Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2017-present. 
  • Associate editor (editorial board member), BMC Public Health, 2009-2017.
  • Special issue editor (editorial board member), OMICS – Immunomycobacteriology ( Journal of Mycobacterial Diseases), 2009-2017.
  • Member, Stop TB, New diagnostics Working Group (NDWG), 2010 - present
  • Chairman, Laboratory and Animal House Management Committee, Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Abeba University, 1993-1996
  • Secretary, Inter-institutional Collaboration Committee (CIC) for the control of Tropical diseases in Ethiopia, 1990-1996
  • Secretary, Research and Publications of Committee of Aklilu Lemma Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Abeba University, 1989-1996
Tags: Global South
Published Apr. 13, 2011 2:45 PM - Last modified Feb. 1, 2019 11:29 AM