Getachew Kassa BITSS CatalystPublic Health

Dr. Getachew Mullu Kassa completed his PhD in Public Health/ Reproductive Health Sciences from the PAN African University Life and Earth Science Institute, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He also obtained his Master of Science in Reproductive and Maternal Health Nursing from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, and his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Arba Minch University, Ethiopia.

He is a 2018 Impact Evaluation Fellow of the East Africa Social Science Translation (EASST) Collaborative at the University of California Berkeley and a member of the Network of Impact Evaluation Researchers in Africa (NIERA), Nairobi, Kenya. He also attended the Center for Effective Global Action- Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS), Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training (RT2), which was held on 11-13 September 2019 in Washington, D.C.

He is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the College of Health Sciences, Debre Markos University, Ethiopia. He has published more than 65 research papers in reputable journals. His research interest focuses on Public health issues, particularly reproductive health, adolescent sexual and reproductive health, infectious disease, maternal and newborn health, population and fertility issues, and violence against women. In addition, he is also interested in impact evaluation study designs, systematic reviews, and meta-analysis studies.