Tewodros leads the Center for Policy Impact in Global Health's work on the financing and organization of global health, with a particular focus on financing architecture of global public goods in health. He earned his MPH in Global Health from the National University of Ireland, and his MD from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. Tewodros led several key priority initiatives and programs at Ministry of Health (MoH) in Ethiopia, including leading flagship Community Health Extension Program. He also held a variety of leadership and management responsibilities at the Ministry, including Director General of Health Programs, Director of Maternal and Child Health Programs, and Assistant Director of Resource Mobilization and Health Financing. He moved to Washington, DC in 2014 as Technical Advisor for USAID's Health Policy Project and provided technical assistance to USAID's priority countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, including Zambia, Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia.
Favorite activity/hobby outside of work: riding a bike and cooking tasty Ethiopian food for fun.
Favorite country I've traveled to and why: Senegal. Amazing food, music and hospitality! I love Dakar!