His Excellency Admir Member of Distinction and Honor Dr. Tebebe Yemane - Berhan


1967 – 1974 Medical Institute of LVOV, U.S.S.R. Qualification: M.D. (with honors) 1974 – 1976 Medical Institute of LVOV, U.S.S.R., Department of DermatoVenerology Post-graduate specialization course in Dermatovenereology. Qualification: D.D.V. Diploma in Dermato-venereology (with honors). 1976 – 1978 Medical Institute of LVOV, U.S.S.R, Department of Dermatovenereology. Postgraduate Dr. med. Diploma. 1978 Ministry of Public Health of the Soviet Union Central Research Institute of Dermato-venereology, Moscow, USSR, 1978 defend the thesis. Qualification: Ph.D. (in Med.) Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine. 1978 – 1980 Medical Institute of LVOV, USSR, Department of DermatoVenereology, Social Hygiene and Public Health : Post- Doctoral course (higher specialist training course) in Dermato-Venereology, Social Hygiene and Public Health. Qualification: Post – Doctoral Diploma. 1981 Doctors course in Leprosy ALERT Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA. Qualification: Certificate. Curriculum vitae 2 1986 Post Graduate Medical Education course, Stanford University California, U.S.A. CME recognized by American Academy of Dermatology Program No. 431-100 Qualification: Certificate. Health Education Work Shop ALERT Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Qualification: Certificate. 1991 Discovery Course in Medical Education - How to Improve the Design of your course. - How to make printed text more effective. - Supervising on the job learning. PGEA approved The University of Dundee Ninewells Hospital & Medical School Dundee, Scotland. Qualification: Certificate. COMMUNITY SERVICE ♦ Chief Boy Scout ♦ Founder & President of 10 Brothers Society ♦ Founder & Chairman of Yemane-Berhan Foundation ♦ Life Member of Ethiopian Red Cross Society & Chairman of Addis Ababa Branch (1986 – 93) ♦ Founder & President of Melvin Jones Fellow Academy - Ethiopia ♦ Life Member of The Society of Friends of The Institute of Ethiopian Studies Addis Ababa University ♦ Executive Advisor of the African Aids Initiative International, Harvard University, WEB Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research Curriculum vitae 3 AFFILIATION ♦ Member, o Ethiopian Medical Association o Ethiopian Dermatologists Association (EDA) o African Association for Dermatology (AFRAD) o African Gulf Society for Sex and Impotence Research (ASSIR) o College of Hansenology of the Endemic Countries, Brazil. o International Society of Dermatology. o The Lions Club International (Addis Ababa Host) District 411 o International Governors Club – American Biographical Institute ♦ Fellow, The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. (FRSTM & H) ♦ Corresponding Member of The European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. ♦ Fellow of the: o American Academy of Dermatology. (FAAD) o American Bibliographic Institute-F.A.B.I ♦ Honorary Member of the British Association of Dermatologists. (BAD) ♦ Academician - International Informatization Academy (In Consultative Status (Category I) with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations) ♦ Life Fellow of the International Biographical Association Cambridge, England. LFIBA. ♦ Chancellor of Bailliage National D’ Ethiopie; Chaine des rotisseurs ♦ Life Patron International Biographical Association- LPIBA ♦ Founding Member of the American Order of Excellence- ABI ♦ Diamond Life Member, The Ethiopian Heritage Trust Curriculum vitae 4 HONORS AND AWARDS • 1st Prize of the International Society of Dermatology for the paper presented at The 3rd Pan-African Congress of Dermatology Lagos, Nigeria, on “Leprosy in Ethiopian Children below the age of two years” Feb. 10-14, 1986. • Honorary Member of The British Association of Dermatologist (BAD) 1992 • International President’s Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of dedicated humanitarian service performed in solidarity with the civic ideals exemplified by the International Association of Lions Club. By International President Lion Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Grimaldi 1994-1995 By International President Lion William H. Wunder 1995-1996 By International President Lion Augustin Soliva 1996-1997 By International President Lion Kajit “KJ” Habanananda 1998-1999 By International President Lion James E “Jim” ERVIN 1999-2000 • The Second Highest Awards of the International Association of Lions Club: The Leadership Medal in recognition of distinguished Leadership by International President Lion James E “Jim” Ervin 1999-2000. • The Presidential Medal in recognition of highest achievement & distinguished leadership as District Governor, 2001 - 2002, by International President Lion Frank Moore III. • Academician – International Informatization Academy In Consultative Status (Category I) with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations. 1996 • Honorary Order Medal of the Russian Federation Red Cross Society and Order of ZP SOLOVA Medal 1998. • Life Fellow of the International Biographical Association Cambridge, England. LFIBA. (1999) • Fellow (Life) of the American Biographical Institute. (1999) • The Key Award “The Medical Excellence Award” by American Biographical Institute. (1999) Curriculum vitae 5 • Outstanding People of the 20th Century WORLD WHO’S WHO HALL OF FAME for services to Dermatology by International Biographical Centre Cambridge, England. (1999) • 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century in honor of an Outstanding Contribution in the field of Dermatology, Leprology and Venereology by the International Biographical Center Cambridge, England. (1999) • Five Hundred Leaders Of Influence designed for biographical reference and inspiration for present-day citizens of the Twentieth Century as well as Future Generations (on Permanent Record at the U.S. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Publication Date: 1999) by American Biographical Institute. (1999) • World Lifetime Achievement Award by ABI. (1999) • World Laureate (American Biographical Institute) ABI. (1999) • International Order of Merit (IOM) Cambridge, England. (1999) • ABI Gold Record of Achievement for 1999. • Outstanding Man of the 20th Century in honor of an Outstanding Contribution in the field of Dermatology, Leprology and Venereology by the American Biographical Institute. (2000) • The Nobel Order of International Ambassadors (OIA) an honorary decoration rewarding multi-national men and women for their outstanding service to the World Society by the American Biographical Institute. ABI Ambassadors are appointed the letters, H.E., following their name as well as the title “The Honorable”. • Registered as 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century Honours List for the Outstanding Contribution to Dermatology, Leprology and Venereology by the International Biographical Centre Cambridge, England in 2000. • 500 Founders of the 21st Century by International Biographical Centre Cambridge, England in 2000. • 20th Anniversary Award by The International Society for Sexual & Impotence Research, Montreal, Canada, 24th September 2002. • International Ambassador of Goodwill, International Biographical Institute, 2003. Curriculum vitae 6 • Ambassador of Grand Eminence presented for great achievement and determined dedication by American Biographical Institute, 2004. • The Genius Elite Award by American Biographical Institute for remarkable achievement in the field of Dermato-Venereology, July 2004. • 2005 Noble Laureate Award for dedicated personal attainments in the field of Dermatology and Venereology by American Biographical Institute. • The Da Vinci Diamond in recognition of an outstanding contribution to DermatoVenereology by International Biographical Association, June 2005. • Ambassador of Good Will Award, Lions Clubs International, 18th February 2006 • A life time Medical Achievement Award, International Biographical Centre, 29th June 2009 • Ambassador of Good Will Award, Lions’ highest honors Award, Lions Clubs International, 2nd February 2010 (2nd time in the world). WORK EXPERIENCE 1973 - 1974 Internship, Medical Institute of LVOV, USSR. 1974 - 1976 Clinical Officer, State Referral Center and Teaching Hospital, Department Dermato-venereology, Medical Institute of LVOV, USSR. 1976 - 1978 Specialist, Dermato-venereology, State Referral Center and Teaching Hospital, Medical Institute of LVOV, USSR. 1976 - 1978 - Assistant Professor, Department of Dermato- Venereology for the faculties of General Medicine, Pediatrics, Stomatology and Sanitary & Hygiene. - Lecturer, tropical Dermato-venereology for students from tropical and sub-tropical countries. 1978 - 1980 Consultant, Dermato-venereology, State Referral Center and Teaching Hospital, Medical Institute of LVOV, USSR. Curriculum vitae 7 1978 - 1980 Associate Professor, in addition lecturer for specialists in Dermatovenereology coming for refresher courses. 1980 Registered in Ministry of Health, Ethiopia, as Medical Specialist in Dermato-Venereology. 1980 Medical Specialist, in Dermato-venereology, All Africa Leprosy and Rehabilitation Training Center (ALERT), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Involved in teaching medical and graduate students and doctors coming for the course of Dermato-venereology. 1982 Promoted to Senior Medical Specialist in Dermato- Venereology at ALERT. 1983 - 1985 Head of Outpatient Department, ALERT. 1985 - 1988 Chief Consultant Medical Specialist in Dermato- Venereology Armed Forces General Hospital. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 1985 - 1993 Head of Department of Medicine, Chief Dermatologist, ALERT. 1985 to date Chairman, of the National Board of Dermatology. 1986 Short term Consultant WHO 1986 External Examiner, Addis Ababa University, Department of Biology for M. Sc. students. 1986 – 1991 Assistant Secretary General Scientific African Association for Dermatology. (AFRAD). 1986 to date Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of African Association for Dermatology. (JAFRAD). 1986 – 1990 Member of the National Advisory Committee on AIDS (to the Ministry of Health). 1988 Short term Consultant WHO Curriculum vitae 8 1989 – 1993 Member of the Research Committee of ALERT/AHRI 1989- 1999 Member Advisory Council International Society of Dermatology. 1990 – 1993 Training Coordinator of the ALERT Hospital services. 1991 - 1997 First Vice President African Association for Dermatology 1992 - 1995 Member of the National Technical Advisory Committee on AIDS & Chairman of the National Technical Advisory Committee on STD (to the Ministry of Health). 1993 - 2003 President, Ethiopia Dermatologists Association 1993 to date Director, Africa Consulting, Africa Health Group Consultants 1993 to date Consultant Dermato-venereology, Denberwa MCH Center, 1994 to date Chief Executive Officer /CEO/ Berhan International Pvt. Ltd. Co. 1995 Short term Consultant World Bank 1995 Registered at the Ministry of Health, Ethiopia, as Medical Consultant Dermato-Venereology MCD-V-2/88. 1995 - 1999 Region Chairman Lions Club International District-411, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia 1996 to date Secretary General, African Foundation For Dermatology 1997 to date Secretary General, African Association For Dermatology 1998 - 2003 Executive and Board Member African Society for Sex & Impotence Research (ASSIR) 2003 - 2005 Secretary General African Society for Sexual & Impotence Research (ASSIR) Curriculum vitae 9 1999 to 2008 Member of the Board of Director International Society of Dermatology. 1999 to 2009 Deputy Governor (life) of the American Biographical Institute Research Association. 2000 Continental Governor of the American Biographical Institute Research Association. 2001 - 2002 District Governor, Lions Clubs International, District 411 (Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda) 2005 - to 2010 President Elect, Africa Gulf Society for Sexual Medicine The Scientific research works have been published in internationally renowned Scientific Journals which includes:- • Nature • Tropical Medicine and Parasitology • International Journal of Leprosy • Transaction of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene • Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndromes Journal • American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene • Journal of clinical Microbiology • Leprosy Review • Scandinavia Journal of Immunology • Ethiopian Medical Journal It has been presented over 380 papers in International and Regional Professional conferences. PUBLICATIONS 1. The importance of Sex and Steroid Hormones in the pathogenesis of Allergic Dermatosis. News of Dermato-Venereology (MOSCOW) 2:18-22, 1977. This is the major journal of Dermato-Venereology of USSR) 2. Sex and Steroid Hormones in the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Allergic Skin Diseases. Dermato-Venereology (Kiev, USSR, 12:23 - 41, 1977). 3. The Importance of Sex Steroid Hormones in the Pathogenesis of Allergic Dermatosis. Przegled Dermatology 1; Warszawa, 1978). Curriculum vitae 10 4. The Role of Sex and Steroid Hormones in the Pathogenesis of Eczema. Ph.D. Thesis (14. 00. 11). Ministry of Public Health of the Soviet Union, Central Research Institute of Dermato-Venereology, Moscow, USSR, 1-16, 1978. 5. The Levels of Sex and Steroid Hormones in Allergic Dermatosis (Problems of pathology in experimental and clinical work ed. Mittna, T.V., Lvov, USSR, 1979, 1979 pp. 57-60). 6. “Teaching Methodologies” in Dermato-venereology; Co-author of the book, LVOV, U.S.S.R., 1979. 7. The Role of Products of the Human HLA-DR Locus (in molecules) In vitro M. leprae driven lymphoprokiferation, Clin, Exp. Immunol. 53:328 - 334, 1983. 8. T-Cell Conditioned Media Reverse T-cell Unresponsiveness in Lepromatous leprae Nature 303:342 - 344, 1983. 9. Ocular Onchoceyraciasis in Ethiopia. Eth. Med. Journal 21:266-267, 1983. 10. Post-Kala-Azar Dermal Leishmanoid: case report and review. Eth. Med. Journal 21:266. 11. HLA-DR Identity in a Family Multiple Cases of Multibacillary Leprosy. Lepr. Rev. 55:41-56, 1984 12. Mechanism of T-Cell Unresponsiveness in Lepromatous Leprosy is related to failure of Lymphokine Production. XII International Leprosy Congress Abstracts New-Delhi, Feb. 20 - 25, 1984 11/75 (A) 13. Analysis of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis seen at ALERT Hospital during 2 years. Eth. Med. Journal 22: 7-11, 1984. 14. Oral Treatment of Psoriasis with Etretinate. Eth. Med. Journal 22: 185-187, 1984. 15. Multibacillary Leprosy in an 18 months old child, a case reports. Leprosy Review 55: 379-383, 1984. 16. In Vivo Responses to Mycobacterium Leprae: Antigen Presentation, Interleukin-2 production, and Immune Cell Phenotypes in Naturally Occurring Leprosy Lesions. International Journal of Leprosy 53 number 3: 385-394, Curriculum vitae 11 17. In Situ Characteristic of Inflammatory Cells in leprous neuropathy Second J. Immunol. 22: 449, 1985. 18. Leprosy in Ethiopian Children below the age of two years. (This paper awarded 1st Prize of the International Society of Dermatology). The 3rd Pan-African Congress of Dermatology Lagos, Nigeria, Feb. 10-14, 1986. Abstracts P. 53 19. Treatment of Psoriasis with Oral Retinoid: Clinical Trial in Ethiopia (from 1982 - 1985). The 3rd Pan-African Congress of Dermatology, Lagos, Nigeria, Feb 10-14, 1986. Abstracts P.23. 20. Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Ethiopia: L. Lymphocyte transformation and antibody litre. Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 37: 403-408, 1986. 21. Leishmaniasis in Ethiopia: The 3rd International Epidemiological Association African Regional Conference, Nairobi, Kenya. August 18-22, 1986, p. 50. 22. Treatment of Psoriasis with Oral Retinoid; Clinical trial in Ethiopia (From 1982 - 1986). The 17th World Congress of Dermatology Berlin, West May 24-29, 1987 p. 505, Abstracts Part II. 23. A New Syndrome of Inherited Ichthyosis. The 17th World Congress of Dermatology Berlin, West May 24-29, 1987 p.505 Abstracts Part II. 24. AIDS among Prostitutes in Addis Ababa. The 5th African Regional Conference on Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Harare, Zimbabwe, June 1 - 5, 1987. Abstracts p. 15. 25. A Study on the Treatment of Male Acute Uncomplicated Gonorrhoea with Norfloxacin 800mg. and Traimethoprim 160mg. + Sulphamethoxazole 800mg. (DS tabs). 5th African Regional Conference on Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Harare, Zimbabwe, June 1-5, 1987 Abstracts p.46. 26. An Open Study of Trimethoprim + Sulphamatrol 5+5 in Men with Acute Gonorrhoea. With Acute Gonorrhoea. 5th African Regional Conference in Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Harare, Zimbabwe, June 1-5, 1987 Abstracts p. 51. 27. Prevalence of Anti Human Immuno Deficiency Virus (HIV) Antibodies in Prostitutes and their Clients in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Sc. J. Immunology 1987, 26:340. 28. Responsiveness in Diffuse Versus Local Cutaneous leishmaniasis is due to Parasite Differences. Sc. J. Immunology. 1987, 26:717-721. Curriculum vitae 12 29. Seropositivity To HIV-1 antibodies In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Sc. J. Immunology. 1987. 30. Basics of leprology for Primary Health Workers (PHWs) the Job of Leprosy Field Staff a Challenge: Proceedings of the International Workshop DSE 1988, ED:H Grossman and D. Warning p. 293-296. 31. Dermatological Service and the Primary Health worker (PHW). Dermatology in Basic Health Services: Proceedings of the International Workshop, ED. H. Grossman and D. Warming p.299-300.1988. 32. Leishmaniasis: The Ecology of Health and Disease in Ethiopia 1988, 1984 -1985 33. Prevalence of Anti-HIV Antibodies in Female Population in Addis Ababa. EMDA XXIV Annual Medical Conference 26-28 May 1988, Abstracts 74, p.108. 34. Preliminary Results about a Double Blind Study with Three Different Kinds of Treatment in Severe Nerve Damage. The 13th International Leprosy Congress, September 11-17, 1988. The Hague, The Netherlands. Abstracts p. 460. 35. Neural Leprosy with Unusual Presentation. The 13th International Leprosy Congress, September 11-17, 1988, The Hague, The Netherlands. Abstract p. 179. 36. Global Impact of Aids, 1988 Eds. A.F. Fleming D.Fitz Simons, J. Mann, M.R. Carballo and M. Bailey, HIV infection in developing countries: Emerging Clinical pictures in Africa, p.17-20. 37. Oral Itraconazole in the Treatment of Cutaneous and Mucocutaneous Leishmaniasis in Ethiopia. The VI World Congress of Dermatology: Tropical, Geographic and Ecologic, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 29th - May 3rd, 1989. Abstracts p. 118 38. Relapse Rates in Paucibacillary Leprosy - WHO Regimen Virus Initial Classification. The VI World Congress of Dermatology: Tropical, Geographic and Ecologic, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 29th-May 3rd, 1989. Abstracts p.118. 39. Analysis of T-Cell Response to Fractionated Leishmania Antigens. The 7th International Congress of Immunology, Berlin West July 30 - August 5,1989. Abstracts p. 104-49. 40. The Influence of IL-2 on the Lesions of Disseminated Cutaneous Leishmaniasis. The 7th International Congress of Immunology, Berlin, West, July 30-August 5, 1989. Abstract p. 124-2. Curriculum vitae 13 41. Leprosy in Ethiopian Children below the age of two years. African Journal of Dermatology, Volume: 2 No. 2 April 1989. p. 65-67. 42. Clinical Pattern of AIDS in ALERT Dermatology Clinic in Ethiopia. The IV International Conference of AIDS and Associated Cancers in Africa. October 18-20, 1989 Marseille, France Abstract 264. 43. Gross Genetic Differences between HIV-I Isolates from Africa and Europe. The IV International Congress on AIDS and Associated Cancers in Africa. 44. Dermatological Disorders and AIDS Proceedings of the 7th Camas Congress and all Africa Conference on AIDS and HIV infection. November 26 - December 2, 1989, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Abs.15 45. Leprosy in Patients with AIDS Proceedings of the 7th Camas Congress and All Africa Conference in AIDS and HIV infection, November 26 - December 2, 1989, Addis Ababa, Abs. 17 46. The Use of Itraconazole in the Treatment of Lieshmansiasis caused by Leishmania Aethiopica. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (1990=84, 532-534). 47. Difference in PCR Reactivity between HIV Provinces from Individuals in Ethiopia and Sweden. Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndromes Journal (1990) 3:975-980. 48. Serum Antibody Specificity to Leishmania Aethopica Antigens in patients with Localized and Diffuse Cutaneous Leishmaniasis. Parasite Immunology, (1990) 12: 495-507. 49. Management of Leprosy Reactions. The V Pan African Congress of Dermatology February 6-9, 1991 Nairobi, Kenya. Abstract p. 59. 50. Immune Reactivity to Fractionated Leishmania Aethiopica Antigens during active Human Infection. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 29: 757-763, 1991. 51. Determination of in Vivo and Vitro Drug Effects of Mycobacteria from the Man Spectrometric Analysis of single organisms. International Journal of Leprosy. 59:2, 262-270, 1991. Curriculum vitae 14 52. Intrabacterial Sodium-to-potassium Ratios and ATP Contents of Mycobacterium Leprae from Ofloxacin-Treated Patients. International Journal of Leprosy. 59:4, 548-557, 1991. 53. Thalidomide’s Effectiveness in Erythema Nodosum Leprosum is Associated with a decrease in CD4 + cells in the peripheral blood. Leprosy Review. 63:1, 5-11, 1992. 54. In Leprosy, the Presence of Mycobacterium in the Nerve is an Essential Factor in the Cycle and Spectrum of M. Leprae Infection. Lepr. Rev. 1993, 64, 104-108. 55. In VIVO Evaluation of Immune Responses in Leishmaniasis: The uses of CrossSpecies Leishmanin preparations for skin testing. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 53(1), 1995. 16-22 56. Chapter on Leprosy in the book ‘Dermatology for Skin of Color’; author: Dr. Paul Kelly; Publisher: McGraw Hill, 2008. 441-446 57. Chapter on Leishmaniasis in the book ‘Dermatology for Skin of Color’ author: Dr. Paul Kelly; Publisher: McGraw Hill, 2008.447-451 PAPERS SUBMITTED FOR PUBLICATION 1. T-Cell Subsets in Nerve Biopsies of Patients with Leprosy Neuropathy. (Clin. Exp. Immunol). 2. Comparison of the Local Lmmune Response between Leprosy and Cutaneous Leishmaniasis. (Clin. Exp. Immunol). H O B B I E S 1. Listening to classic Music 2. Reading Novels 3. Playing Golf O T H E R S 1. Co-author of the Methodological Recommendations for Teaching Prepared by the Department of Skin and Venereal Diseases. (Lvov, USSR 1975-1980) Curriculum vitae 15 2. Patient for Designing a Densitometer for Measuring Sebaceous Fat on Surface of the skin. Patient No. 813 (21st Nov. 1975, registered in Lvov, USSR). Curriculum vitae 16 Reference 1. Leading Intellectuals of the World ( 3rd Edition) - page vii 2. Outstanding people of the 20th century - page 57 3. World who’s who Hall of Fame - page 22-23 4. International Biographical Association Directory(2005-2006) - page 49 – 50 5. 1000 Leaders of world Influence (Commemorative Edition) - page 42 – 43 6. 500 Founders of the 21st Century (IBC Cambridge) - page 156 – 157 7. Ambassadors of Grand Eminence (The Statesman’s Edition) - page 21 8. International Biographical centre millennium time capsule commemorative register 2001 – 2101 (IBC) - page 29 – 32 9. 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