Stacey recently completed her doctoral training at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. At Hopkins, Stacey was a recipient of the C. Sylvia and Eddie C. Brown Community Health Scholarship and received specialized training in health inequities and practices to improve quality of life and opportunities in urban centers. Prior to her doctoral studies, Stacey earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology at James Madison University and a Master’s degree in Public Health at the University of North Carolina.
Building on her experience engaging with community partners, Stacey works to support local community-based organizations and coalitions to strategically respond to evidence and improve access to resources that will optimize opportunities for success in entrepreneurial endeavors for all residents. At Forward Cities, Stacey applies her training in population health statistics with an eye towards upstream social determinants of health, including opportunities for economic prosperity for vulnerable and underserved communities.