Heather has more than seven years of neonatal and paediatric intensive care nursing experience. She received a BS in Nursing from Clemson University in 2008 and an MSc in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in 2016. She has various experience collaborating on research projects and providing health care services in the United States and internationally. Heather currently works as a registered nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Boston Children's Hospital. She is passionate about improving maternal and infant health worldwide through high-quality research and advocacy.