Dr. Rahel Demissew is a senior obstetrician and gynecologist with 15 years of experience in clinical care, teaching and research. Currently, she is secretary general and executive board member of Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ESOG). She is certified on advanced trainings on clinical practice, research and leadership.

Currently, Dr. Rahel is principal investigator of “Strengthening the capacity and improving quality of Reproductive Health and reducing stigma on safe abortion care providers’ project, Packard Foundation”.

Co-Principal Investigator of Implementation Research to Scale-up and evaluate the Impact of Antenatal Corticosteroids on Preterm Newborn Outcomes: a multi-country implementation research. 2022 – 2027 (Funded by BMGF and coordinated by World Health Organization)

She is also Co-Investigator of Implementation research to accelerated scale-up of immediate Kangaroo Mother Care in Ethiopia: a multi-center implementation research. 2023 – 2026 (Funded by BMGF and coordinated by World Health Organization)