Stepheni Uh is pursuing her PhD at the University of Cambridge’s MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit as a Gates Cambridge Scholar. She graduated from Emory University with degrees in Neuroscience and Ethics. As the 2014-15 Bobby Jones Fellow, she completed her MPhil in Behavioural and Neural Sciences at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. She has also engaged in exploratory and clinical research at the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Neuroscience & Society and the Center for Autism Research at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Her primary interests lie in the ethical, social, and legal implications of human neuroscience research as well as the translation of science for policy across diverse populations. Stepheni is currently investigating resilience at the neural, behavioral, as well as cognitive and mental health levels in children growing up in poverty with the hope to better inform interventions and policies targeting positive development and well-being.