Education Attended
  • MSc, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Mahe University India (2005)
  • BSc, Degree in Nursing, Jimma University (1998)
  • Diploma, Comprehensive Nursing, Gondar College of Medical Sciences, Addis Ababa University (March 1990) currently University of Gondar


Academic Rank Assistant Professor
Working for Addis Ababa University since
  • March 1993-2003 at Gondar College of Medical Sciences, Addis Ababa University
  • 2003 at Gondar University
  • Since April 2008 at School of Nursing, Addis Ababa university, Addis Ababa


Administration position held if any/ past and present Head, Department of Nursing, Gondar College of Medical Sciences, Addis Ababa University

Unit Head for the Undergraduate Clinical Nursing (April 2009- February 2014)- CHS, SAHS, AAU

Head, department of Nursing and Midwifery, CHS, SAHS, AAU- currently.

Awards —-recognitions—memberships of international bodies/journals—editorial roles/initiatives etc Awarded letter of Appreciation for excellent contribution in the Pre-service HIV/AIDS Education need assessment by JHPIEGO in collaboration with University of Gondar.

Executive   Member of the Ethiopian Nurses Association, University of Gondar Hospital Branch; October 2006-March 2008


Member of the Ethiopian Nursing Association.



Address Black Lion Hospital- Campus

School of Nursing Building – Department of Nursing and Midwifery

1st Floor number

Office N0- 24

Office telephone: +251115530054

Mobile: +251911119597

University email ID: daniel.mengistu@aau.edu.et


Research interest/not more than hundred words
Publications or reputable journals
  1. Reta Tsegaye Gayesa*1, Daniel Mengistu 2 and Carolyn Moorhead3 DESIRE FOR FERTILITY AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS AMONG PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) IN SELECTED ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY (ART) CLINICS OF HORRO GUDURU WOLLEGA ZONE, NORTH WEST OROMIA, ETHIOPIA- A CROSS SECTIONAL STUDY. International Journal of Pharmaceutical sciences and Research. IJPSR (2013), Vol. 4, Issue 6 (published on-line)
  2. Weyzer T. Tsehaye,1 Daniel Mengistu,2 Emebet Birhanu,2 and Kalayou K. Berhe1. Assessment of Preference and Its Determinant Factors to Ward Modern Contraceptive Methods among Women of Reproductive. International Journal of Family Medicine Volume 2013, Article ID 317609, 8 pages. Hindawi Publishing Corporation http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/317609. (published on-line)
  3. Reta Tsegaye Gayesa*1, Daniel Mengistu 2. Family Planning Needs among People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA). LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. ISBN N) 978-3-659-35682-7
  4. Daniel Mengist and Equlinet Misganaw. Lecture Note on Public Health Nursing (2006). University of Gondar
  5. Melkie Edris, Amsalu Feleke, Dr Solomon Amsalu, Daniel Mengistu, Mamo Wubshet, Tesfaye Tilaye, Gashaw Andargie, Baye Gelaw, Abebaw Eredi, Kassa Woreta, takele Tadesse, Prof. Yigzaw Kebede Module on EPI for the Ethiopian Heath Center Team(2007). University of Gondar