The Center for Disease Control (CDC) Global Health Security project began in April 2016 in Ethiopia.
Fellows from 17 different countries will arrive in Columbus, Ohio in mid-June to participate in a six-week Public Management Institute through July.
Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, former Ethiopian Minister of Health, wins top WHO job. Dr. Tedros won by a majority, defeating the British and Pakistani nominees. When he starts July 1, he will be the first African to lead WHO.
Dr Tamrat's research interests lie in the identification of biomarkers to tropical and other infectious diseases with special interests in understanding pathogen-host interaction and immune response in infections with and without HIV co-infection; understanding the dynamics of antigen-specific T cell responses in breast and cervical cancer; and understanding the mechanisms of protection and pathogenesis responsible for cancer. He is a co-PI in the OSU James cancer Center and Addis Ababa University EBV project partnership funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).