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Biography

Dawit Kumilachew Yimenu is a Pharmacist by profession. He completed his bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from the University of Gondar, Ethiopia in 2015, and his MSc in 2018 from Jimma University, Ethiopia. He has been working as an assistant lecturer, lecturer, and assistant professor of Pharmacy for more than six years at the University of Gondar. During his time at the University of Gondar, Dawit has actively participated in many academic and extracurricular activities including curriculum development, human research ethics committee, student supervision, community service, and engagement activities. Besides, he has also a very good experience in academic research and publications. Most of his previous work focuses on medicine use evaluation and pharmacy practice.

Currently, Dawit is a full-time Ph.D. student at the University of Western Australia since March 2022. His Ph.D. project focuses on identifying the personal and sociocultural barriers to medicine use in older adults in Australia. Dawit is a recipient of the 2022 University of Western Australia international fee scholarship and University postgraduate award. He would like to sincerely acknowledge the University of Western Australia for supporting his study.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

Pharmaceutical supply chain management, MSc, Jimma University Ethiopia

30 Sep 20165 Dec 2018

Award Date: 6 Dec 2018

Pharmacy, Bachelor's degree, Gondar University

3 Oct 20154 Jul 2015

Award Date: 4 Jul 2015

External positions

Assistant professor, Gondar University

10 Feb 20223 Mar 2022

Lecturer, Gondar University

6 Dec 20189 Feb 2022

Assistant lecturer, Gondar University

25 Sep 20155 Dec 2018

Industry keywords

  • Medicine and Pharma
  • Health

Research expertise keywords

  • Quality use of medicines
  • Pharmacy practice
  • Medicines use evaluation
  • Polypharmacy
  • Deprescribing
  • Pharmacoepidemiology

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