Sarah Stock is Reader, Consultant and Subspecialist in Maternal and Fetal Medicine at the University of EdinburghUsher Institute. She went to Manchester University Medical School, and has a PhD from the University of Edinburgh. Her specialist and subspecialist clinical training was undertaken in Edinburgh, with periods in Glasgow, London and Australia. She has research interestsinpreterm birth andstillbirth. With a laboratoryscience background, she now focuses on clinical trials and international data driven studies. Her aim is to improve care options for pregnant women and develop strategies that reduce baby deaths and improve the health of children.