Dr Spittle is a Physiotherapist and Post-Doctoral Researcher who leads the motor team of the Victorian Infant Brain Studies group. She is a current recipient of a National Health Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Early Career Fellowship, a Chief Investigator on two NHMRC project grants and a Chief Investigator on the NHRMC Centre of Research Excellence in Newborn Medicine.
She has been awarded over $4 million in funding over the past five years and has published in the highest-ranking journals of her field. In addition to her research, she works clinically in the neonatal intensive care unit and follow-up clinic at the Royal Women's Hospital and as a lecturer in paediatrics at the University of Melbourne.
- Senior Lecturer, Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne
- Senior Physiotherapist, Royal Women's Hospital