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Mintesnot Tenkir Teni

Mintesnot Tenkir TeniGraduate Assistant
phone: (314) 977-2231
fax: (314) 977-1695

Role in the Reinert Center

As a graduate assistant in the Center, Mintesnot assists in the administration of the Certificate in University Teaching Skills (CUTS) program. He also conducts research on teaching and learning topics; consults with graduate students about teaching; and assists Center staff with design, implementation, and assessment of programs.

Areas of Expertise

  • Organize and facilitate orientation sessions for new teaching assistants.
  • Conduct mid-semester focus groups with students upon instructor request.
  • Conduct confidential teaching consultations with graduate student instructors.
  • Organize and contribute to Center publications and web-based resources.
  • Conduct research on teaching and learning.
  • Facilitate online seminars for Certificate program.
  • Administer Certificate in University Teaching Skills program.

Biographical Information

Mintesnot is a doctoral student in the Behavioral science and health education department of the College of Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis University, focusing on sexual and reproductive health among underserved populations. He joined the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning in July 2021. Mintesnot earned his BS degree in Midwifery Nursing at Mekelle University, Ethiopia, and his research master’s degree in Clinical and Psychosocial Epidemiology at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. Mintesnot has experience in teaching Mission and Practice of Public Health for social work and public health master’s students at St. Louis University and Health-related courses for undergraduate Nursing and Midwifery programs at Adigrat University, Ethiopia.