Professor. Bisrat Hailemeskel

Dr. Bisrat Hailemeskel is a full-time faculty member at the rank of Full Professor & Co-Director of International Grant in the College of Pharmacy, Howard University. He received his Bachelor of Pharmacy and Master of Science Degrees from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia and Doctor of Pharmacy Degree from the University of Toledo, Ohio. He served as a clinical pharmacist at various institutions before joining Howard. Dr. Hailemeskel came to Howard in July 1997 and then received his tenureship in 2003. Dr. Hailemeskel has received numerous research grants from government and non-government institutions. Dr. Hailemeskel was the recipient of the 2007 -2008 Fulbright Scholarship as a teacher/research fellow, a distinguished award from the US Department of States, to teach and conduct research in Africa. As a principle Investigator, he has also received over a million dollars grant for the “Howard-Addis Ababa University Twinning Partnership” project to promote pharmaceutical care education in Ethiopia through a grant from the American International Health Alliance and the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). Dr. Hailemeskel awarded to become a Fulbright Visiting Professor by the US State Department since 2014. In 2010, he was also received the “Outstanding Faculty” Award from Howard University Alumni Association. Dr. Hailemeskel has over 50 research papers published in peer-reviewed journals. He has also over 100 invited presentations, abstracts, and posters presentations at major local, national, and international scientific professional associations. Dr. Hailemeskel served as a secretary and Executive Committee member of the Ethiopian North America Health Professionals Association (ENAHPA) from 2005-2008. He was the founder and past president of the Ethiopian Pharmacists Association in North America. He also appointed 2003-2005 Research Fellow by the Center for Minority Health Services Research (CMHSR), funded by AHRQ.