Meron Girma is a Nutritionist with 15 years of experience. She has a Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences, from Oklahoma State University, US. Prior to joining NIPN, Meron worked as an Assistant Professor at Jimma University, as Graduate Research Assistant at Oklahoma State University and as a Lecturer at Hawassa University.
Her research work has focused on elucidating the functional consequences of vitamin and mineral deficiencies in women and children. Meron leads the policy analysis unit of NIPN. Meron is a Public Health Analyst in the NIPN project handling policy question formulation processes.