Former CHRI Trainee presented with the 2017 Junior Investigator of the Year

Dr. Mark Ferro, a former CHRI trainee was presented with the 2017 Junior Investigator Award by the Canadian League Against Epilepsy at Canada Night on Dec 3, 2017  at the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting in Washington D.C.

Dr. Ferro,  completed PhD in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Western in 2011 under the supervision of three CHRI Scientists:  Kathy Nixon Speechley (thesis supervisor), Karen Campbell and  William Avison.  Dr Ferro is currently an Assistant Professor, School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo.  He was recently  awarded a Canada Research Chair in Youth Mental Health by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2017-2022).