Gia Ferrara, MSGH
- Clinical Research Associate I
Gia Ferrara is a clinical research associate I in the Department of Global Pediatric Medicine. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana, where she conducted a senior comprehensive research project investigating the neurotoxicity of BPA in Sprague-Dawley rats. She then went on to receive her Master of Science in Global Health from the University of Notre Dame in July 2018. While at Notre Dame, she developed and conducted a study in collaboration with a partner organization in México investigating potential biomarkers for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Her experiences at Saint Mary’s and Notre Dame allowed her to combine her passions for traveling and serving others with her interests in science and medical research. Gia loves learning about and experiencing new cultures and is excited to serve as a clinical research associate in Global Pediatric Medicine at St. Jude.