Lidya Genene Abebe, MPH

Lidya Abebe sitting outside in yellow shirt & glasses, smiling.

Graduate Group in Epidemiology

Major professor

Christine Stewart

Graduate degree

Master of Public Health with Specialty in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia 

Undergraduate degree

Bachelor of science in Public Health, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia 


Clinical research and Evidence based medicine at university of Antwerp.

Certificate of Effective Healthcare Management Program offered by the IMIx Executive Programs unit at the University of Toronto Mississauga

ALX Ethiopia Software engineering program

Introduction to the principles and practices of clinical research, US National Institutes of Health

Horn project summer school prepared by Institute of Infection and Global Health University of Liverpool, Kenya

Global burden of disease workshop given by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington.

Research interests

Global nutrition, micronutrition, genetics, and epidemiology

  • Wondimagegn D, Cartmill C, Genene L, Rashid MA, Whitehead C. Broadening relevance and representation in global health medical education research: centring context, content, and voice. Can. Med. Ed. J [Internet]. 2023 Dec. 20 
  • Abebe LG, Wondimagegnehu A, Woldemariam AA, Gelaye B, Kantelhardt EJ, Addissie A. Validity and Reliability of the Amharic Version of EORTC-QLQ- CR29 Among Colorectal Cancer Patients in Ethiopia. Cancer Manag Res. 2021;13:9287-9295
  • Argaw MD, Fekadu BD, Mamo E, Abebe MG, Rogers D, Demelash A, Ayele AA, Reda Z, Tareke AS, Erfo AM, Wonjalo WW, Bele TA, Ayede A, Abebe LG. Implementing a Social Accountability Approach for Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health Service Performances in Ethiopia: A Pre-Post Study Design. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2021 Mar 31;9(1):123-135.
  • Aynalem Hailemichael, Bekele Belayihun, Mengistu Asnake, Kidest Lulu, Binyam Fekadu Desta, Lidya Genene, Amsalu Obssa, Birhanu Bekele, Fantaw Bihonegn, Wondwossen Tebeje, & Mesele Damte. (2021). Referral Service Barriers in Ethiopia: experiences and perceptions of actors. The Ethiopian Journal of Health Development, 35(5).