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Messiyah Stevens, B.S.

Messiyah Stevens was born and raised in Huntsville, Alabama. He graduated magna cum laude in 2022 from Oakwood University with his Bachelor of Science in Psychology. During his matriculation, he participated and led an undergraduate psychology mentorship program for his department. He interned at the University of Texas at El Paso and studied nicotine withdrawal in females and at the University of Cincinnati he studied TGF-β signaling and its role in microglial repopulation. He spent his senior year practicum at Psychological Counseling Associates in Huntsville while also volunteering at his school’s child development lab. His research interests include sensory perception and its intersection between cochlear implant research and autism. Messiyah intends to be accepted to a clinical psychology Ph.D. program and later become a licensed clinical psychologist. In his free time, he likes to listen to music, spend time with friends, and pretend movie characters are real people.