Stacey Bevan is a Ph.D. student at the University of Pennsylvania where she studies pediatric neurodevelopment. Within child behavioral health, she studies health disparities in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Her scholarship and advocacy is theoretically driven while her research methods integrate capacity building and promote human rights in communities.
In the United States, Stacey is researching clinical instruments designed to screen for developmental and behavioral health concerns in young children, especially in Spanish-speaking immigrant communities. Internationally, Stacey has contributed to public health interventions to improve health literacy, advocate for improvements in policy and establish an evidence base to promote healthy development. Stacey works in Latin America and China and lectures in global health and pediatric psychiatry. Stacey received a B.S. in International Relations and Biology from Tufts University and a B.S.N. from the University of Pennsylvania.
Expertise: China, Human Rights, International Relations, Latin America, Public Health