Mulu has PhD in Public Health and Masters in Epidemiology. Her PhD focused on Reproductive Health status development in Sub-Saharan Africa using large datasets mainly from the Routine Health Information System (RHIS), Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) and the World Bank databases.
Prior to joining Burnet institute, Mulu worked as project manager and data manager for follow-up projects of Dementia and Aged Care Services (DACS) Fund at Swinburne University of Technology.
Before commencing her PhD, Mulu was a data use manager at Johns Hopkins University’s HIV/AIDS project in Ethiopia. She also worked as a health promotion and disease prevention officer at the Federal Ministry of Health, Ethiopia. Across her career, Mulu has gained diverse experience in managing and analysing large datasets.
- 2019: Research Officer, Burnet Institute
- 2018–2019: Project manager, Swinburne University of Technology
- 2014–2018: PhD candidate, Swinburne University of Technology
- 2018: Research analyst, City of Boroondara
- 2018: PhD intern: Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria (DHHS)
- 2016–2018: Teaching associate, Swinburne University of Technology
- 2017–2018: Teaching associate, Monash University
- 2018: PhD in Public Health, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
- 2009: Masters in Epidemiology, Jimma University, Ethiopia
- 2004: BSc in Public Health, Debub University, Ethiopia
- Swinburne University Post graduate research Award (2014-2018)
- APR Internship for PhD Candidates (2018)
- Recognition - Swinburne woman of the year (2016)
- Risk factors for COVID-19 infection, disease severity and related deaths in Africa: a systematic review.
Gesesew HA, Koye DN, Fetene DM, Woldegiorgis M, Kinfu Y, Geleto AB, Melaku YA, Mohammed H, Alene KA, Awoke MA, Birhanu MM, Gebremedhin AT, Gelaw YA, Shifti DM, Muluneh MD, Tegegne TK, Abrha S, Aregay AF, Ayalew MB, Gebre AK, Gebremariam KT, Gebremedhin T, Gebremichael L, Leshargie CT, Kibret GD, Meazaw MW, Mekonnen AB, Tekle DY, Tesema AG, Tesfay FH, Tesfaye W, Wubishet BL, Dachew BA, Adane AA.
BMJ Open. 2021 Feb; 11(2):e044618
- Inter-relationships among key reproductive health indicators in sub-Saharan Africa focusing on the central role of maternal literacy.
Woldegiorgis MA, Meyer D, Hiller JE, Mekonnen W, Bhowmik J
Int Health. 2021 Jan; Epub ahead of print