GINGER On-site Training in Addis Ababa – November 2019

GINGER held the program’s 4th on-site training from November 18-22, 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in collaboration with the Department of Psychiatry at Addis Ababa University. The one-week workshop focused on introductory biostatistics and the use of R programming for statistical analysis. The workshop was led by GINGER’S PI, Dr. Lori Chibnik in collaboration with NeuroGAP-Psychosis Ethiopia PI Dr. Solomon Teferra. Dr. Laurent Francioli (Broad Institute), Dr. Isabel Fulcher (Harvard Medical School), and Dr. Katrina Devick (Mayo Clinic) joined as Teaching Fellows, and Dr. Girmay Medhin from AAU supported teaching efforts. GINGER Research Fellows Melkam Kebede and Abebe Hailu led sections on introductory biostatistics and Rprogramming using the knowledge they had learned throughout the GINGER Virtual Classrooms.