June 4, 2021

ED-REAP, Fistula Fund, Maternal Health Fund, Global perm NW, and Footsteps to Healing which are Ayder hospital partners contributed $115,000 towards securing much-needed funds for medical equipment for Tigray.

April 23rd, 2021

On April 23rd, 2021, ED-REAP co-sponsored a campaign “WE ARE THE WORLD” in an effort to stop another famine on the 36th anniversary of the release of the ” We Are The World” album. Discussions were held in Club House where stories on #TigrayGenocide were shared and many people from across the world attended this event.


Our trip to Ethiopia- workshop at Aksum University!

A visit to Ethiopia including planting a tree at AKU with CEO of the College of Health Sciences, donating funds to a medical college student at St Paul Medical College, meeting with Bokri founders and MoH to discuss EHR!

ED-REAP Presenting on Digitizing Patient Data at P2P in Arlington, VA

Presenting on Digitizing Patient Data at P2P in Arlington, VA

ED-REAP was invited to present at the GTSC in July 2018. Professors Gebregzibher, Berhane, and Abraham participated in the conference. 
Prof Gebregziabher presented on two sessions – a session on health services and research and a session on partnerships between Diaspora professionals and local institutions. Prof Berhane also presented on the health services and research session. Dr. Abraham presented on STEM education.
We thank the organizers and sponsors of the conference!

Linking the Ethiopian Diaspora with Research and Development Endeavors in Higher Education Institutions in Ethiopia.

Trip to the Region of Tigray, Ethiopia in 2019

Our recent trip to Ethiopia- meetings with stakeholders and partners at the Bureau of Science and Technology, Tigray Health Research Institute, Bureau of Health, MARCH center, and others.

The ED-REAP Excellence Award Program( Read More )

ED-REAP members presenting the ED-REAP excellence award program to attendees at the 2014 Global Conference in Virginia, Sept 2014 (Mulugeta, Tsegga and Heran)

Mulugeta, Tsegga and Heran

Winners of the 2014-15 ED-REAP Excellence Award

Aksum University
Name Sex CGPA Program
1. Temesgen Tilahun M 3.99 Mathematics
2. Tsega Teshale F 3.90 Biology

Adigrat University
Name Sex CGPA Program
1. Adugna Dawit Fara M 3.95 Biology
2. Ager Wondie Dagaw F 3.88 Mathematics

These are the best graduates from Adigrat University receiving their awards at the 2014 convocation ceremony-. Mr. Adugna Woldie(3.95) from the male category and Ms. Ager Wondie( 3.88) from the female category.

Pictures from the 2013-14 academic year ED-REAP Excellence Award ceremony at Adigrat University

ED-REAP, in compliance with its vision, mission, and objectives, has established The ED-REAP Excellence Award Program to recognize highly qualified student(s) graduating from undergraduate degree programs of Ethiopian Universities and Colleges.

ED-REAP gave a presentation on a proposal for an Ethiopian VCL(March 26, 2013 )

Dr Henry Schaffer (NCSU) together with Drs Solomon (NCCU) and Mulugeta (MUSC) and Tsegga (IBM) gave a presentation on a proposal for an Ethiopian VCL – virtual computing lab to a group of experts in this technology that meet online. The long term goal of this project lead by Dr Schaffer is to create an Ethiopian VCL. This is a great effort that would help higher learning institutions to have access to much needed academic and research resources. 

ED-REAP Workshop in Mekelle University

During its visit to Mekelle University, ED-REAP gave a workshop to Mekelle University on December 18-22, 2012

Signing of MoU between MUSC and St Paul Hospital Millenium Medical College with Dr Wuletaw. March 2015

Clinical collaborators for our Diabetes project in Ethiopia. Dr Mulugeta, Ephrem and Dr Kahsay (March 29, 2015)

At Mekelle University College of Health Science with Drs Loko, Abraha and Kahsay. March 2015