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Dr Janna Morrison

An accomplished researcher in the field of foetal development, Dr Janna Morrison is Head of the Early Origins of Adult Health Research Group in the Sansom Institute for Health Research at the University of South Australia. Dr Morrison has been funded as a fellow by the Heart Foundation since 2004 and is currently a South Australian Cardiovascular Health Network Fellow. Her current research centres on how the foetal cardiovascular system responds to changes in nutrient supply before conception and during pregnancy.
After completing her PhD at the University of British Columbia, Janna held postdoctoral positions at University of Toronto and the University of Adelaide before joining the Sansom Institute for Health Research in 2006. Among her numerous awards and achievements, Janna received a South Australian Tall Poppy Science Award (2006) in recognition of her work examining the link between low birth weight and heart disease in adulthood.
Janna has chosen the 'Be active every day' goal.
Week 9 update
Being active with a full-time job and a 2.5yr old is not easy. I think that we’ve set a record and the 3 of us have been healthy for almost 4wks now....but it is short lived. We’re all coughing again.

I haven’t started going to the gym again yet because I feel like I’m about to have a cold, however I’ve been able to get on our exercise bike in the basement 3 mornings in the past week.

My daughter is in ‘daddy is my favourite’ mode so he’s been taking her to child care early in the morning and I’ve been able to get on the exercise bike.

Today, I’m going to take the bus to an appointment rather than driving. I’ll have to walk about 15min from the bus stop. This is how I’m fitting 30min of walking into my day.