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Dr. Tilahun Adera PhD

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Dean and Professor of Epidemiolog...

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Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • MA
  • PhD , Public Health
    Oregon State University
  • MPH
  • pharmacy degree
    Addis Ababa University
  • master's degree , Environmental Health
    Oregon State University
  • master of Public Health degree , Epidemiology
    University of Washington
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VAPHA's President-Elect Tilahun Adera appointed Dean — VAPHA
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VAPHA's President-Elect Tilahun Adera appointed Dean - filed under: Member Spotlight
VAPHA's President-Elect Tilahun Adera has been appointed dean of the College of Health and Social Services (CHSS) at New Mexico State University, effective July 1, 2009. Dr. Adera has served as the Affiliate Representative to APHA's Governing Council for two years and is co-leading the work group to plan the VAPHA Conference in the Fall, 2009.
Board of Directors | El Paso Children's Hospital
elpasochildrens.org, 27 May 2014 [cached]
Dr. Tilahun (Tilay) Adera, MA, MPH, PhD, (ex-officio)
El Paso Children's Hospital, Board - Dr. Tilahun Adera Dr. Tilahun (Tilay) Adera, MA, MPH, PhD, currently serves as the Dean of the College of Health and Social Services at New Mexico State University. Dr. Adera oversees the School of Nursing, the School of Social Work, the Department of Public Health Sciences, the Southwest Survey Research Center, the Southern Area Health Education Center, and the Institute for Health Disparities Research. The College of Health and Social Services at New Mexico State University has over 1,600 students and over 100 faculty and staff members.
Prior to serving as Dean for the College of Health and Social Services at New Mexico State University, Dr. Adera served as Chairman of the Department of Epidemiology, Associate Dean for Public Health, and Senior Associate Dean for Public Health in the School of Medicine, at Virginia Commonwealth University. As a professor, he received several Outstanding Teacher awards, and Educator of the Year awards at two universities. As a researcher and methodologist, he has conducted research in various research fields including: the etiology of breast cancer, determinants of low birth weight and premature birth, high cholesterol and coronary heart disease, hearing loss in adult and pediatric populations.
Dr. Adera received his pharmacy degree from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia, where he worked as an industrial pharmacist and operations manager before coming to the United States. He received a master's degree in Environmental Health from Oregon State University in Corvallis Oregon, a master of Public Health degree in Epidemiology from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, and his PhD in Public Health from Oregon State University in Oregon.
Dr. Adera has been a member of various professional organizations at various times including the American Public Health Association, the Paso Del Norte Health Foundation, and the Society for Epidemiologic Research, the Society for Occupational and Environmental Health, the World Health Organization: Global Environment Epidemiology Network, the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology, the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, and the National Environmental Health Association.
VAPHA Board Soliciting Ideas — VAPHA
vapha.org, 3 Nov 2011 [cached]
VAPHA's President-Elect Tilahun Adera appointed Dean
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www.vpha1950.org, 10 Nov 2007 [cached]
President-Elect: Tilahun Adera, PhD, MPH, MA
Dr. Adera will become President of VPHA at the 2009 Annual Meeting.He is Associate Dean, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Public Health and Professor and Chairman of the Dept. of Epidemiology and Community Health, VCU.
Dr. Tilahun Adera has been ...
www.carterbaldwin.com [cached]
Dr. Tilahun Adera has been named provost/vice president for academic affairs for Evangel University, effective July 21, 2014.
Dr. Adera currently serves as the dean of the College of Health and Social Services at New Mexico State University. He also holds the title of professor of public health services. Dr. Adera has served as the dean of the College of Health and Social Services at New Mexico State University since 2009.
Prior to that, he was the senior associate dean for public health at the School of Medicine in the Medical College of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va. At VCU, he served for 15 years, rising through the ranks from assistant professor to senior associate dean.
In addition, Adera has served as a professor of epidemiology at Oregon State University as well as at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md.
He has taught a broad range of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, is widely published, and has obtained major research grants.
"In addition to his administrative accomplishments, Dr. Adera has been equally committed to excellence in teaching," said President Taylor.
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"We are pleased to welcome Dr. Adera to the Evangel University family," said Dr. Carol Taylor, president.
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Dr. Adera holds a Ph.D. from the Department of Public Health from Oregon State University; an M.P.H. from the Department of Epidemiology from the University of Washington, Seattle; an M.A from the Department of Public Health at Oregon State University; and a B.Pharm. from the School of Pharmacy from Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia, where he was born.
"Dr. Adera has a proven record as an outstanding scientist and as an innovative and effective administrator of academic programs," said Dr. Michael McCorcle, chair of the Evangel University Department of Science and Technology.
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"We are confident that in Dr. Adera, we have found a leader who can strategically advance new program initiatives while strengthening the University's commitment to the integration of faith, learning and life."
"We are pleased to welcome Dr. Adera to the Evangel University family," said Dr. Carol Taylor, president.
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