As a Clinical Research Specialist at the Duke Center for Autism and Brain Development, Kevin’s position primarily focuses on coordinating on-site preparation during participant visits for DukeACT. His responsibilities also include attending logistics meetings with the medical team, assisting with clinical assessments, and providing a positive experience for every family.
Kevin received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Miami in 2016, where he primarily conducted research for Dr. Alan Delamater, director of the division of Clinical Psychology in the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Kevin went on to further his studies with a Master of Science in Global Health from Duke University. He completed his master’s thesis under the supervision of Dr. Lauren Franz, focusing on caregiver-child routines within the context of early autism spectrum disorder intervention in South Africa. While studying at Duke, Kevin also had the opportunity to work under Dr. Shekhar Saxena in the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse at the World Health Organization.
In the future, Kevin plans to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology and focus on reducing health inequities in the diagnosis and treatment of intellectual and developmental disorders.