Dr. Lori Chibnik, Principal Investigator

Dr. Lori Chibnik, PhD, MPH is a biostatistician and Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in the Department of Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Department of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School. She received her MPH in International Health and her PhD in biostatistics from Boston University where she worked on predictive modeling methods for disease risk. Over her career she has developed…

Dr. Bizu Gelaye, Associate Director

Dr. Bizu Gelaye, PhD, MPH, is an assistant professor of psychiatric epidemiology at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, The Chester M. Pierce, MD Division of Global Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Gelaye’s research include a focus on understanding neuropsychiatric disorders in epidemiologic studies among pregnant and post-partum women; integrating biological and molecular markers into clinical and population-based studies to identify factors contributing to…

Kristianna Post, Program Director

Kristianna Post (Kristi) joined the GINGER program in January 2017. As Program Director, Kristi leads overall execution of the program’s training components including in-person workshops, virtual coursework and on-site trainings. Prior to joining GINGER, Kristi spent seven years in the field of international development, during which her work focused primarily on the design and execution of randomized controlled trials that evaluated the effectiveness of development program interventions. Kristi also has…

Courtney White, Program Coordinator

Courtney White joined the GINGER program in February 2018 as the team’s Program Coordinator. As part of the GINGER program, Courtney supports all aspects of program execution and serves as the team’s administrative lead. She received her Bachelor’s in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations from Wellesley College and her Masters in Migration Studies from Tel Aviv University, where her focus was on ethnic identity and the securitization…