Researcher biography

Dr. Woldeyohannes is statistician, biostatistician and epidemiologist in profession. Currently, he is working as research officer at the School of Veterinary Science, The University of Queensland. He earned his PhD degree from the School of Public Health, The University of Queensland. His Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree is in Statistics from Debub University, and he received a master's degree in Public Health Epidemiology/Biostatistics from The Institute of Public Health, The University of Gondar.

Prior to joining UQ, Dr. Woldeyohannes worked as Lecturer at the Institute of Public Health, The University of Gondar, where he taught Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Methods courses to both undergraduate and postgraduate health sciences and medical students. Also, while working in the Institute, he supervised a number of postgraduate students and he had the chance to be involved in a number of research projects which ultimately lead to publications in referred journals.

In his role as a research officer statistician, Dr. Woldeyoannes run a research collaboration with staff and RHD students in the School of Veterinary Science. He provides statistical consultancy on design, analysis and interpretation of findings.

He uses R and Stata routines for handling and analysing data. However, he is very well familiar with MLwiN, WinBUGS/OpenBUGS and SPSS statistical packages.