Dr. Dean received her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering, Premedical, magna cum laude, from the University of California, Irvine and her medical degree from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida.
She finished her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, where she received the Chairman’s Humanism Award for consistently demonstrating compassion, respect, and empathy in the delivery of patient-centered care and service to others. Dr. Dean completed a fellowship in Hematology-Oncology, followed by a dedicated year of training in Blood & Marrow Transplant and Cellular Immunotherapy, at Moffitt Cancer Center.
Her research focuses on the advancement of cellular immunotherapy and the development of new biomedical technology aimed to help patients with malignant hematologic disorders. She is involved in leading clinical trials and conducting translational research within the field. Dr. Dean aims to provide outstanding clinical care for patients with lymphoma and multiple myeloma undergoing CAR T-cell therapy and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
Dr. Dean is board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, and Hematology. She is a member of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).