Alliance fellow, Anna Balabanski is an early career stroke neurologist and a clinician-academic. She is a member of our Pre-hospital Stroke Council. After neurology training, Anna completed a stroke fellowship at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in 2019. She is currently working as a stroke neurologist at the Alfred Hospital, the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Victorian Stroke Telemedicine service. Anna is doing a PhD in the epidemiology of stroke in Indigenous Australians and has a particular interest in regional and remote communities.