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Research Expertise

Nutritonal and sleep epidemiology

Research Biography

Yohannes is an early-career researcher specializing in nutritional and sleep epidemiology. He has a clinical background (BSc, 2009) complemented by a quantitative-oriented education in public health (MPH, 2012). He further expanded his expertise with degrees in nutrition (MPH, 2018) and nutritional epidemiology (PhD, 2018). Following his doctoral studies, he underwent postdoctoral training in nutrition and sleep epidemiology from 2019 to 2021. His skill set is enriched by extensive experience and short-term trainings in quantitative epidemiological methods, causal inference, and biostatistics. Currently, his research centres on nutritional, sleep, and chronic diseases epidemiology.

Research Interests

  • Nutritonal epidemiology
  • Sleep epidemiology
  • Causal inference
  • Biostatistics
  • Epidemiology

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Adelaide

Jul 2015Jul 2018

Master of Science, Addis Continental Institute of Public Health

Jul 2014Jul 2018

Master of Science, Mekelle University

Jul 2010Jul 2012

Bachelor of Science, University of Gondar

Jan 2006Dec 2009

External positions

Research Associate, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute

Jan 2020Dec 2022

Adjunct Fellow, University of Adelaide

Sept 2019Sept 2023


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Research Areas

  • Public health

Supervisory Interests

  • Nutritional Epidemiology
  • Sleep Epidemiology
  • Causal inference
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics


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