Dean Cuadrado Student Spotlight

Dean L. Cuadrado

Before matriculation into medical school, Dean was an award-winning research-author at the New York University College of Dentistry Biomaterial Department in the Craniomaxillofacial Orthopaedic Biomaterials Regenerative Applications lab under Dr. Paulo G. Coehlo and Dr. Lukasz Witek.

As a student in The City College Academy for Professional Preparation (CCAPP), Dean successfully maintained academic scholarships, served as a CCAPP student advisory board member, presented regionally ranked first place posters at Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) competitions, and taught aspiring STEM students during the 2019 Annual CCAPP Summer Enrichment Program.

In his spare time, he leads his healthcare outreach program, Project H.O.P.E. NYC, and teaches his student-athletes on the art of boxing at the Brotherhood Community Center.