SCOPE partners with medical and faith communities to improve health in Ethiopia through outreach, education, and training.

Alemayehu Shimeka

Alemayehu Shimeka was the 2nd Ethiopian SCOPE fellow. He is a registered nurse and received his MPH from the University of Gondar where he is now a lecturer. He worked with U.S.A. SCOPE UW fellow Sarah Rawlins on the report, Read More

Sarah Rawlins

Sarah Rawlins received her MPH degree from the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health.  She is currently a nurse at Harborview Medical Center and works with Doctors Without Borders.  She served as a SCOPE fellow from March-September 2010 in Gondar, Read More

Sophia Teshome

Sophia Teshome, MPH, Director of Africa Operations at IHI, is an experienced public health and international development practitioner who oversees the operations and execution of IHI’s portfolio across thirteen countries in Africa. She has worked extensively in the US and Read More

Miho Sato

Miho Sato is a global health professional from Japan. Prior to coming to the UW, Miho worked for a US-based non-profit, Management Sciences for Health. From 2002 to 2006, Miho was baseåd in Afghanistan where she worked with Afghan colleagues Read More

Erica Nelson

Erica Nelson, a medical student with an M.Phil in International Peace Studies and Development, helped SCOPE undertake the 2010 community assessment and report of Gondar, Ethiopia, which mined the potential to leverage cooperation with the Ethiopian Orthodox Church to improve Read More

Abere Dessie

Abere Dessie is currently an MPH student at the University of Gondar, Ethiopia, anticipating graduation in 2011.  His previous degrees, a BA in Sociology and a BSc in nursing, were also from the university of Gondar.  He has also completed Read More

Anteneh Girma

Dr Anteneh Girma M.D, was the first Ethiopian SCOPE fellow. He is a physician who teaches epidemiology to medical and MPH students at Gondar University. He was chosen by Dr Shitaye Alemu, head of Internal Medicine at Gondar University Medical Read More

Meheret Endeshaw

Meheret Endeshaw graduated from the University of Washington Department of Global Health’s MPH program inJune 2012. She received the SCOPE fellowship in June 2011 and worked in this capacity in Gondar, Ethiopia from June 2011 to December 2011. Prior to Read More