Doctor Mulu Woldegiorgis

Research Officer


Mulu has PhD in Public Health and Masters in Epidemiology. Her PhD focused on Reproductive Health status development in Sub-Saharan Africa using large datasets mainly from the Routine Health Information System (RHIS), Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) and the World Bank databases.

Prior to joining Burnet institute, Mulu worked as project manager and data manager for follow-up projects of Dementia and Aged Care Services (DACS) Fund at Swinburne University of Technology.

Before commencing her PhD, Mulu was a data use manager at Johns Hopkins University’s HIV/AIDS project in Ethiopia. She also worked as a health promotion and disease prevention officer at the Federal Ministry of Health, Ethiopia. Across her career, Mulu has gained diverse experience in managing and analysing large datasets.


  • 2019: Research Officer, Burnet Institute
  • 2018–2019: Project manager, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2014–2018: PhD candidate, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2018: Research analyst, City of Boroondara
  • 2018: PhD intern: Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria (DHHS)
  • 2016–2018: Teaching associate, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2017–2018: Teaching associate, Monash University


  • 2018: PhD in Public Health, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
  • 2009: Masters in Epidemiology, Jimma University, Ethiopia
  • 2004: BSc in Public Health, Debub University, Ethiopia


  • Swinburne University Post graduate research Award (2014-2018)
  • APR Internship for PhD Candidates (2018)
  • Recognition - Swinburne woman of the year (2016)

Publications (2)

2021 (2)