Mr.Sisay Eshete Tadesse

Dean School of Public Health
MPH in Public Health Nutrition



P.O.Box: 1145


Background of School of Public Health:

Public Health, as a department under the College of Medicine and Health Sciences at Wollo University (CMHS-WU), was established in 2011 G.C with one under graduate program i.e. Public health officer with 110 (male=87 and female= 23) regular and 53 (male=41 and female=12) students. By the year 2012/13 the department started new graduate program in master of public health (with 68 students). The department was scaled up to School of Public Health since October 25, 2020 G.C. For the time being, the school has two departments in it, namely, Public Health officer and Health Informatics.

School of Public Health has been contributing its best for the development of the country in academic, research, community services, technology transfer, and innovation. It has also been struggling for the effective undertaking of its mission.


School of public health envisions being one of the top five Public Health Schools in terms of outstanding quality education, research, Technology transfer, and community development services in Ethiopia by 2017 E.C/ 2025 G.C.


School of Public Health endeavors its level best to be a center of Public Health academic excellence by integrating public and medical sciences through training, research and service. The school trains high caliber professional in undergraduate (BSc) and post-graduate (MPH) levels through the Wollo University’s cherished and innovative community-based (CBTP), Team Training Program (TTP), and Student Research Program (SRP).


The school is trying every opportunity and its capacity and strength to address the societal needs of health and quality of life through holistic and innovative approaches Public Health.


The following are the central values of the public health Department:

  1. Educational Relevance: Ensuring pertinence of the educational curricula to societal needs in innovative culturally acceptable way.
  2. High Quality Training: Training public health experts and specialties at each levels with adequate knowledge, attitude, and intention of professional practice and skills which is up to the international standards of the profession and beyond by hybrid important fields of behavior change and health disciplines supported with real practice.
  3. Staff Professionalism: Maintaining the quality of competence, experience and skills in any of the health behavior change endeavors.

Currently, the school has been running programs in both under graduate and graduate class programs.

Academic Programs under School of Public Health:

Undergradute Programs

  • Public Health
  • Health Informatics