Maya Childs

Clinical Research Coordinator

Maya Childs serves as a clinical research coordinator at the Penn Medicine Nudge Unit, focusing her efforts in the Behavioral Science & Analytics for Injury Reduction (BeSAFIR) Lab.

Maya graduated from Tulane University in 2020, earning a bachelor’s degree and honors in psychology, with double minors in Africana Studies and public health. There she received the 2020 Faculty Memorial Award and Top 20 Service Leaders Award.

A native of Philadelphia and an aspiring physician, Maya is passionate about service. She advocates for the medical, educational, professional, and cultural advancement of marginalized populations. She is honored to work in the BeSAFIR Lab, studying public health disparities and crises in inner-city populations to promote injury reduction interventions and mechanisms.