Dr. Stuart White
Dr. Stuart White, Ph.D. is the Lead Scientist for Research, Data Analytics, and Modeling. He joined Nebraska Children in 2023 following over a decade of academic research, where he served as a Principle Investigator and in other roles on NIH-funded grants. Dr. White’s research focus is how adolescent development interacts with the development of severe behavioral and emotional problems, notably Conduct Disorder and PTSD.
As the Lead Scientist for Research, Data Analytics, and Modeling, Dr. White works with internal and external partners to design and implement rigorous research projects to better understand how various Nebraska Children programs and initiatives improve the lives of Nebraska families. He also supervises Nebraska Children's data management, provides methodological and statistical consulting, supports external evaluators with respect to research and data concerns, and internally provides support collaboration in all things related to data and research.
Dr. White earned a B.A. in Psychology and International Affairs from the George Washington, an M.A. in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York, and a Ph.D. in Applied Developmental Psychology from the University of New Orleans. He also completed post-doctoral and research fellowships at the National Institute of Mental Health at the NIH. When not at Nebraska Children, Stu loves spending time with his wife Kim, his daughter Georgina, and his two Newfoundland dogs. Stu enjoys reading, martial arts, traveling the world, and wants to retire somewhere where he can ski 100 days a year.