BOARD ADVISOR​

BILL SUITS


PhD in Chemistry, University of California specialty in Surface Science.
Twenty five years in successful commercial technology development in four different major industrial applications: water treatment, minerals beneficiation, alternative energy and printing and graphic arts. Surface scientist who has 15 US patents, a dozen refereed articles in print and scores of trade presentations. Expert in key technology areas within the current hyped, "nanotechnology" sectors.
Seeking to provide senior level consulting advice on new product development-defining customer needs and wants and directing development of new products to meet those needs and wants.    
  



Mission

AidsFreeAfrica Landing Page

Africa free of HIV/AIDS, to provide the world with the capacity to produce lifesaving drugs is an expression of our commitment to peace, health and human dignity.

PRESIDENT/FOUNDER

Dr. Rolande R. Hodel, PhD


Dr. Rolande R. Hodel received the 2009 Astellas USA Foundation humanitarian award for her work as founder and president of AIDSfreeAFRICA, a non-profit organization based in New York. Born in German, she is a US citizen and a legal resident of Cameroon. She has worked for companies such as BASF/Germany, Nanocrystals Technolopgy/NY, Pharmaceutical Discovery Corporation/NY (today Mannkind/CT) and Emisphere Technologies/NY. She received her Masters of Science in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Kansas in 1995 and her PhD in Organic Chemistry from the City University of New York in 2005.
Serves on the board of directors of Chemists Without Borders. Active at the local, national and international level within the American Chemical Society, ACS.
"I am dedicated to promote peace through the empowerment of people in Africa to produce their own generic and essential pharmaceutical drugs."




Dr. W. Elliot Bay, PhD


Scientist and manager with 22 years process chemistry experience.  Expertise in designing and developing traditional and novel synthetic organic chemistry for the scale-up and manufacture of pharmaceuticals.  Extensive knowledge and experience with current Good Manufacturing Procedures (cGMPs).

    Experienced in production of antiretroviral drug.

    Sr. Director of Process Chemistry

                            Mannkind Corporation, Danbury CT (since 2007)
                            Emisphere Technologies, Inc. (1998 to 2007)
                            CYTEC Industries (3/88 to 7/98)
                            Stauffer Chemical Company (9/82 to 3/88)







AIDSfreeAFRICA is a community of professionals dedicated to empower Africans to be come self-sufficient in producing pharmaceuticals.

​DR. RICHARD GOODMAN, PhD​


PhD in Chemistry, University of California specialty in Surface Science.
Twenty five years in successful commercial technology development in four different major industrial applications: water treatment, minerals beneficiation, alternative energy and printing and graphic arts. Surface scientist who has 15 US patents, a dozen refereed articles in print and scores of trade presentations. Expert in key technology areas within the current hyped, "nanotechnology" sectors.
Seeking to provide senior level consulting advice on new product development-defining customer needs and wants and directing development of new products to meet those needs and wants.    
  



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