Vesa graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce in 2014. After her internship, she discovered a passion for antimicrobial stewardship, leading her to pursue a PhD with Prof. Jason Roberts and A. Prof Kiran Shekar at The University of Queensland. Since relocating to Brisbane she has also been working as the Pharmacy Educator in the Medical Education Unit at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. She has since completed her PhD research project describing the pharmacokinetics of commonly used antimicrobial agents in critically ill patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and developing dosing strategies to attain PK/PD targets in this patient population.