Diploma in nursing, Menen School Nursing, Asmara, Eritrea, 1967. Diploma in nurse/midwifery, Menen School Nursing, Asmara, Eritrea, 1967. Advanced diploma in anesthesia, World Health Organization/Ministry of Health School, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1976.
Bachelor of science in nursing, Laroche College, 1991.
Nurse in charge surgical and maternity wards, Mekonnen Hailesellassie Hospital, Harar, Ethiopia, 1967-1971; recovery room nurse, Menen Hospital, Asmara, 1971-1972; senior midwife, Menen Hospital, Asmara, 1972-1973; surgical head nurse, Menen Hospital, Asmara, 1973-1974; nurse anesthetist, Nekemt (Ethiopia) Hospital, 1976-1979; assistant head anesthesia service, Tikur Anbessa Hospital, Addis Ababa, 1979-1982; founder, director, School of Anesthesia for Nurses, Ministry of Health, Addis Ababa, since 1982.
Member Ethiopian Association Nurses (president district II 1972-1974), Ethiopian Association Nurse Anesthetists (president 1984-1986, 92-96, 96-98).
Married Teebe Woldemariam Tesfaselassie, August 24, 1985. Children: Bethel, Quaanan, Berhane.