Meet the teams behind STEVIE

It has been an amazing journey working together with this dedicated team. As Covid-19 will become a permanent part of our lives, the STEVIE web app will be instrumental towards collecting useful data that was overlooked, which will inform policy-making and further research

- Dr King-Okoye

The STEVIE web-app, 'Supporting Transition to care through Engagement with Vulnerable populations to address Inequalities for all Ethnicities’ was inspired by Dr King-Okoye after conducting narrative research with individuals and families directly and indirectly affected by Covid-19. Dr King-Okoye wishes to acknowledge the following researchers involved in this project.

Pre-development stage

(In alphabetical order)

Jefferson Alvarez
Nicholas Anakwue
Julie Cusack
Dr Keerthi Dubbala
Dr Michelle King-Okoye
Carl Jackson
Sheba Matthew
Hiten Parmar
Dr Ashwin Pillai
Zheng Song
Skye Zhang
Elizabeth Zhu

Technical team

Jefferson Alvarez

I am very grateful to have worked with such talented people. I enjoyed too much working as a Software Engineer in this team.

Carl Jackson

This has been a really fun project that has allowed me to leverage my data and development skills for a great cause. We have a great team and I'm excited to see us make some real-world impact on COVID-19!

Elizabeth Zhu

I care about using design for good. Hence, it's been an honour to be part of this passionate team as a Product and Web Designer.

Hiten Parmar

I'm privileged to be part of this talented team. My role has been to help define the technology stack and looking after the hosting and infra.


Information team

Keerthi Dubbala

It has been a privilege working with this amazing team of international researchers on the topic that’s close to all of us. We are determined to make a difference.

Ashwin Pillai

It's been a pleasure working with a fantastic global team for a great cause. Everyone brings their special skills to the table and works together for a great cause.

Zheng Song

I'm grateful to have the opportunity to study the patient healthcare accessibility and advocate for better patients' care in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic with an amazing team. I hope the hard work of our team can benefit the patients and everyone overall!


Production team

Nicholas Anakwue

Working together on the STEVIE web app has been nothing short of phenomenal. It is beautiful having to collaborate with different researchers and professionals on creative and innovative ways of combating COVID-19 and contributing effectively to bettering healthcare globally.

Kelsey Franklin

It's been a pleasure working with such an amazing team. So happy to see the good work that is being done

Ashwin Pillai

It's been a pleasure working with a fantastic global team for a great cause. Everyone brings their special skills to the table and works together for a great cause.

Karlene Stoby

It’s very exciting to be a part of an initiative that prioritizes combating COVID-19 in a new innovative ways


These teams were recruited by Dr King-Okoye and have been working together for the past six months. Researchers involved in this project are located in various countries, such as Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa, India, Europe, Canada and the USA. The STEVIE web app received IRB approval from the New Mexico State University and is offered to the US and Canadian population. The STEVIE web app highlights barriers along pathways to care for participants with both symptomatic and asymptomatic presentations of COVID-19 through treatment and vaccination programmes. It collects data in REAL TIME as well as retrospective data supporting participants 18 years and over.