Full Name
Ruth Tadesse
Job Title
Research Analyst
UC San Diego, Center for Community Health-Refugee Health Unit
Speaker Bio
Ruth Teseyem Tadesse, currently serves as a Research Analyst in the Refugee Health Unit-Center for Community Health, at UCSD and also works to support the San Diego Refugee Communities Coalition (SDRCC). Ruth supports program evaluation efforts by developing and implementing evaluation activities through various assessment tools. Ruth also provides technical assistance by providing training and workshops to further build capacity among ethnic based community partners serving refugee communities. Ruth played a role in creating and facilitating cultural competency workshops which are offered to organizations in the community who serve refugee communities. Ruth contributes to community based participatory research by working with various stakeholders, such as the SDRCC, to support community led data collection and data desegregation efforts to improve barriers to understanding refugees' behavioral health and health care needs.
Ruth Tadesse