Ryan collaborates with DGHI faculty and affiliates via the DGHI Biostatistics Core. Collaboration efforts include a priori analyses (e.g. sample size and power calculations) for grant applications, assistance in research design and methods, and analysis of results. Past projects include examining access to healthcare among elderly individuals in Laos and analyzing malaria serology data from a cluster randomized trial in Tanzania. Ryan received his master in biostatistics degree from Duke in 2015.
Favorite country I've traveled to and why: Madagascar, because of the unique landscape, as well as the flora, fauna, and people that live there.
Why I'm interested in global health: Because it has a potential to make a huge impact in places all over the globe, and to do so it is necessary to synthesize information and methods from a variety of disciplines and fields of study.