Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health
Head of Pediatrics Pulmonology and Critical Care Unit
Secretary of Ethiopian Thoracic Society
Dr. Rahel Argaw is an assistant professor of pediatrics and child health at Addis Ababa University. At the completion of her residentship program in Pediatrics, she served in yekatit12 hospital medical college, as a pediatrician and clinical director. In that role, she expanded the hospital clinical service by inaugurating a new hospital building with 400 beds in total. In 2018, she became the first pediatric pulmonology and critical care physician in Ethiopia after completing her studies in AAU, College of Health Science in collaboration with East Africa Training Initiative Program. Her special interest is to introduce and establish a pediatric pulmonology and critical care unit in Addis Ababa University School of Medicine with the intention to provide the best of care in the field and also encourage research activity revolving around childhood lung disease and pediatric intensive care.
In addition to that , she is the current secretary of Ethiopian Thoracic Society and strong advocate for a better lung health in children.