Zach Ferraro, a PhD candidate with HALO, successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, “An examination of maternal contributors and potential modifiers of fetal growth in pregnancy,” on Wednesday, April 25th. Zach’s PhD work was supervised by Drs. Kristi Adamo and Denis Prud-Homme.

Zach’s dissertation is being nominated for a University of Ottawa PhD thesis award. There are 3 awards given to students from the entire university each year and they are as follows:

  • Governor general’s gold medals
  • Pierre Laberge prize
  • Joseph De Koninck prize

Congratulations, Dr. Ferraro!

Note: For more details about Zach’s research, please read this post on Travis Saunder’s blog.