Bachelor of Pharmacy, Haile Selassie University, 1964. Master of Science, University British Columbia, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University British Columbia, 1982.
Head of quality control, Ethiopian Drug Manufacturing Company, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1964-1967;
production manager, Ethiopian Drug Manufacturing Company, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1967-1968;
manager, London Pharmacy, Addis Ababa, 1968-1970;
dean, associate professor, London Pharmacy, Addis Ababa, 1982-1991;
researcher, London Pharmacy, Addis Ababa, since 1991. Consultant in drug therapy and herbal medications Meftihie Pharmaceuticals, Addis Ababa, since 1991. Health consultant World Bank, Addis Ababa, 1988.
Chairman national drug advising committee Ministry of Health, 1984-1986. Chairman of Commission on drug Studies. Ethiopian Studies Institute Addis Ababa, 1972-1978.
Founding president Ethiopian Pharmaceutical Association, 1974-1976.
Member New York Academy of Sciences, The Planetary society, National Geographic Society.
Children: Meftihie B., Blen B., Theodore B.