THE BOARD

WONFEL BOARD MEMBERS

YINGUS YIGZAW,

PhD, Chair

TEGEGNE ZEWDIE,

PhD, Secretary

MULUNEH YIMER,

MD, Member

BELETE TEFEREDEGNE,

DVM, PhD, Member

MULUSEW YAYEHYIRAD

RN, BSN, Member

TIGIST KASSA,

PhD Member

SIMACHEW ALEMNEH

MSc, Financs

BOARD MEMBERS BIO

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Tegegne Zewdie,   PhD

Project Coordinator

Tegegne Zewdie has a PhD in computer science and an MBA. He has been working
as a software engineer for more than 10 years.

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Yinges Yigzaw,

PhD

Deputy Coordinator

Yinges Yigzaw has a PhD in Biochemistry with more than 18 years of experience in
biopharmaceutical process development. Currently he works as a Sr. Principal Scientist at
Amgen, Thousand Oaks, California.

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Muluneh Yimer,      MD

Secretary

Muluneh Yimer is a physician with more than 10 years of experience in the health care
service. He currently practices pediatric cardiology in Northern California, USA.

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Belete Teferedegne,   DVM, PhD

Project Coordinator

Belete Teferedegne (DVM, PhD) is an Interdisciplinary Scientist with more than 12 years
expertise in vaccine development at FDA. He currently works at NIAID/NIH as Program Officer.

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Mulusew Yayehyirad,

RN, BSN

Deputy Coordinator

Mulusew Yayehyirad (RN, BSN) is a registered nurse with 20 years of experience in variety
health care settings. Currently working at Emory University Hospital surgical recovery center.

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Tigist Kassa,     

PhD

Secretary

Tigist Kassa has a PhD in Organic Chemistry, and has more than seven years of experience as
a research chemist and product reviewer in CBER at FDA.

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Simachew Alamneh,   RN, BSN

Project Coordinator

Simachew Alamneh (RN, BSN) is a Registered Nurse with over 6 years of experience in the
acute care setting. Currently working at Harborview Medical Center Trauma and Rehab Center.