Haley Billings Hall is a registered dietitian in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She works in an outpatient pediatric clinic alongside a multidisciplinary team. Throughout her practice she saw a connection between early life adversity and feeding difficulties, growth changes, and overall nutrition related habits. Although she was able to support these families with medical nutrition therapy, she felt unequipped to fully address their needs and concerns. This prompted her to go back to school to pursue a PhD in Human Development and Family Science. She is currently working to incorporate research on the effects of early life adversity on brain development, physiology, and health related behaviors into the field of nutrition.