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Hauna Sheyholislami

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Degrees:M.Sc Candidate (HSTP)

Hauna Sheyholislami is a second-year HSTP student in the Department of Health Sciences, currently working with Dr. Kristin Connor. She received her Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology at Carleton University. Hauna is investigating the maternal gut microbiome as a target in the prevention of fetal spina bifida, and is also studying adverse effects related to probiotic, prebiotic and synbiotic intake before and during pregnancy and lactation. Hauna’s research interests include maternal and fetal health and nutrition, and health of immigrant women and children