Dr Vidanka Vasilevski is a Research Fellow in the Deakin University School of Nursing and Midwifery and Western Health partnership. She has over 15 years of experience of teaching and research in a range of health related fields. Vidanka has a PhD in neuropsychology and a growing track record in pregnancy and maternal child health research with a focus on maternity service improvement, the role of disadvantage in pregnancy and child neurodevelopmental outcomes, and obesity related issues in pregnancy.