HOLY CHILD ACADEMY
Drexel Hill, PA
After graduating from Holy Child Academy in 2001, Kate Devlin attended the Academy of Notre Dame where she graduated as class valedictorian. Kate went on to Brown University where she majored in neuroscience and began research on HIV and the human brain. After graduating, she continued her study of the brain and HIV at Miriam Hospital in Providence, RI where she spent three years as a research assistant before returning to the Philadelphia area to begin a doctorate program at Temple University. In 2018, Kate received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology and neuroscience.
Dr. Kate Devlin is currently a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Drexel University, where she teaches neuroanatomy and statistics to graduate students and mentors both graduate and undergraduate students in their research. She has also taught neuroanatomy and neuropathology at Widener University’s Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology. Kate's current research focuses on accurately detecting difficulties with thinking and everyday functioning in various neurological populations. She hopes this research will ultimately improve the lives of people living with various types of cognitive difficulties.
She credits her Holy Child education with providing not only the foundational knowledge in math, science, English, and humanities that paved the way for her career, but also the foundational values of compassion and justice that led her to a career aimed at benefiting the lives of others.