Brewer-Smyth is an associate professor in the School of Nursing, College of
Health Science at the University of Delaware. She completed her PhD,
Postdoctoral Fellowship, and MSN at the University of Pennsylvania. She has decades
on neuroscience experience in clinical, academic and research settings. She has
practiced in acute care, critical care, rehabilitation and outpatient care. She
has published and presented widely on various neuroscience topics, mainly the
hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis stress response, adverse childhood
experiences and high risk behaviors. Her publications are cited extensively world-wide.