Debritu Nane Satato, PhD

Debritu headshot, w/ hair in headband scarf & red-black checked shirt

Position Title
Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Nutrition

  • Bachelor of Science in Public health, Hawassa University, Hawassa, Ethiopia: 2008\
  • MSc in human nutrition, Wolaita Sodo University, Sodo, Ethiopia: 2015
  • MA in leadership, Leadstar University college, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: 2018
  • PhD in public health nutrition, University of Bergen, Norway: 2022
  • Outcome and the impact evaluation research capacity building (Part I and Part II) Training Feb and April 2016 WHO and International Center of Jimma University (ICME-JU)
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, and Impact Assessment of Food and Nutrition Security Programs June 2018 Wageningen University,Netherlands
  • Research Writing in the Sciences AuthorAID project of INASP (International Development Organization in the UK), 2019
  • Research methods at International Health Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Berlin, 2020
  • Food safety champions Techno serve, 2022
  • AREF essential grant writing skills program, 2023
  • Human centered design, Johns Hopkins University, 2023
  • Systematic review and meta-analysis, AuthorAID, 2023
Previous Employment: 
  • Lecturer/ assistant professor of public health nutrition, Wolaita Sodo University, Sodo, Ethiopia: 2015- 2023. 
  • Gender directorate director, Wolaita Sodo University: 2015-2017
  • Facilitator of Human-centered design, Jhons Hopkins University, Addis Ababa: 1/2023 to 08/2023
  • Public health consultant, BRaC: 2023
Research Interests:
  • Child, adolescent, and maternal health and nutrition
  • Infant and young child feeding practice
  • Food consumption and dietary diversity
  • Nutritional assessment
  • Macro-and micronutrient intake
  • Nutrition intervention programs
  • Development, processing, and nutrient evaluation of supplementary foods
  • Monitoring and evaluation of food and nutrition security programs
  • Non-communicable diseases