Acevedo is a 2017-2021 Self Graduate Fellow pursing a Ph.D. in pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She received a B.S. (2010) in biology from Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri; and an M.S. (2012) in microbial cellular biology from Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas.
Mentor: Nikki Cheng,Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, KUMC