Shana is a child clinical psychology graduate student at UW. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut and her Master’s degree from Harvard University. She became interested in ASD research while working as a phenotyper in an autism lab at Boston Children’s Hospital. She subsequently worked on an early detection study at Total Child Health in Baltimore and on an early intervention study at Drexel University in Philadelphia with Dr. Diana Robins and Dr. Giacomo Vivanti. Shana is interested in researching strategies that improve early detection rates and early intervention utilization in community settings.