Dr. Hebe T. Fernández graduated as Veterinary at the National University of La Plata, Argentina. She then joined as a professional teaching research assistant at the Department of Agronomy of the National University of the South (UNS), Bahía Blanca. She received the M.Sc postgraduate degree in 2001 at the same institution, later obtained the position of an Associate Professor. Since 2013 she is the Director of the Poultry Broiler Experimental Unit (UEA) of the Department of Agronomy directing grade and posgrade students. The main line of research focuses on the production of sustainable broiler, investigating alternatives in the management of the diet that lead to direct benefits on performance and animal health, as well as meat with higher nutritional value and hygienically safe for public health. Regarding her personal life, she is married and have three sons, loves caring for stray animals and enjoys playing the piano.