Department Administration

Name: Dechasa Bedada Tolessa  (BSc, M.Sc) 

Academic Rank: Ass.Prof

College/Institute: College of Natural Sciences

Department/Team: Statistics

Current Position: Head of Statistics Department, College of Natural Sciences

Field of Specialization:

  • BSc  in Applied Statistics 
  • MSc in Biostatistics 

Research Interest: Focuses on:

  1. Generalized linear model 
  2. Multilevel model  
  3. Survival Analysis
  4. Longitudinal Data Analysis
  5. Bayesian statistics 

List of Publications:

  1. Dechasa Bedada. Determinant of Under-Five Child Mortality in Ethiopia, American Journal of Theoretical and Applied Statistics. Vol. 6, No. 4, 2017, pp. 198-204. doi: 10.11648/j.ajtas.20170604.15
  2. Mekiya Hussein, Geremew Muleta, Dinberu Seyoum, Demeke Kifle, Dechasa Bedada. Survival Analysis of Patients with End Stage Renal Disease the Case of Adama Hospital, Ethiopia, Clinical Medicine Research. Vol. 6, No. 6, 2017, pp. 201-208. doi: 10.11648/j.cmr.20170606.15  
  3. Chakebo D, Seifu A,  Dechasa B. (2017) Assessment of Incidence and Management Outcome of Acute Appendicitis at Saint Luke Catholic Hospital, Oromia Region, South west Shoa, Woliso, Ethiopia, Journal of Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics, Vol.35, 2017. ISSN 2422-8427.    
  4. Abdulkadir Y, Dejene A, Geremew MA, Dechasa B (2017) Induction of Labor Prevalence and Associated Factors for Its Outcome at Wolliso St. Luke, Catholic Hospital, South West Shewa, Oromia. Intern Med 7: 255. doi:10.4172/2165-8048.1000255  


Contact address 

  • P. O. Box: 378, Jimma University, Ethiopia
  • Office Tel.: +2514721122509
  • Cell Phone: +251-920430776
  • Fax: +251471112214 
  • E-mail Address: ;