Doctor of Parmacy (Pharm.D)
University of Toledo, OH - Doctor of Pharmacy
Dr. Bisrat Hailemeskel is currently serving as a Vice Chair for the Department of Clinical & Administrative Pharmacy Sciences in the College of Pharmacy oversleeping the Office of Continuing Professional Education. He is also the Co-Director for International Grants. He joined Howard University in 1997 as an assistant professor and then later promoted to an Associate Professor with tenure in 2004.Besides these role, he is also the Director of Drug Information Services at Howard University Hospital. His research work in Africa on HIV/AIDS related capacity building project started in 2006 when he received a major funding from PEPFAR/HERSA through American International Health Alliance. The goal of this project was to assist in building the higher educational institutions in Ethiopia in their teaching capability towards patient care pharmacy services particularly on antiretrovirals management and HIV/AIDs related clinical experiences. As the Principal Investigator/Project Director, he played a significate role in changing the pharmacy education towards a patient care training through train the trainer program, bringing participants to Howard University, providing teaching and research material and providing ongoing consultation.Dr. Hailemeskel was a recipient of 2007 -2008 Fulbright Scholarship as teacher/research fellowship, from the US Department of States, to teach and conduct HIV/AIDS related research in Africa.Since 2014, he has been serving as a Fulbright Visiting Professor by the US State Department.In 2010, he also received the “Outstanding Faculty” Award from Howard University Alumni Association.Dr. Hailemeskel has over 50 publications in pear reviewed national and international journals.