Stacey Bevan is from southeast Texas and completed her BS at Tufts University in International Relations and Biology with a minor in Child Development. She worked for several years in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatric Research at the Floating Hospital for Children in Boston before joining the Hillman Scholars Program at The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Her research interests center in pediatric screening methods, behavioral health in young children, health disparities and child health policy in the national and international setting.