Stacey L. Bevan, BSN, MA
Stacey Bevan is a Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Pennsylvania, where she is a Hillman Scholar of Nursing Innovation and Institute of Education Sciences Fellow. Her research lies at the intersection of health equity, disability, and immigration. Her dissertation explores how immigrant families experience their young children’s development in the context of US clinical and educational settings. Stacey is especially interested in structural disparities sensitive to health policy changes benefiting children and families. Supported by a National Institute of Mental Health R-36 award, her work improves equitable access to mental healthcare in this population.
Interdisciplinary approaches are central to Stacey’s scholarship. She has collaborated with researchers across Penn, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, MDRC social policy institute, and various international partnerships. Stacey is a bilingual public health nurse who maintains a Philadelphia clinical practice supporting Spanish-speaking families. Stacey holds a BS in Biology and International Relations from Tufts University. Since beginning her studies at Penn, she has earned a BSN from the School of Nursing and an MA in Statistics from Wharton Business School. Stacey is committed to disseminating research findings through teaching and public scholarship.