Ephraim Palmero, MD is a Physician by profession, whom everyone calls Dr. Butz. He came to ADRA Yemen on September 2016 from his previous post as Country Representative for Liberia of American Refugee Committee. His wife Dr. Melba Palmero, MD is a Pediatrician and serves as ADRA Yemen Advisor for Health and Nutrition Programs. They have 2 sons both studying in Andrews University in Michigan. Dr. Butz likes wild life and outdoors. He travels all over the world for camping, fishing and hunting.