She was previously an attending physician with Pediatric Specialists of Virginia in the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders and with Children’s National Hospital. Dr. Dean was the director of the Long-Term Follow-Up program at Pediatric Specialists of Virginia and Children’s National Hospital and director of the neuro-oncology program at Pediatric Specialists of Virginia. She was also a senior physician on the leukemia and lymphoma team.
She was an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Science. Dr. Dean has published peer-reviewed articles, authored book chapters and lectured both nationally and internationally. Her clinical and research interests include the impact of physical activity on overall function, cardiac function and quality of life in leukemia and lymphoma patients.
Dr. Dean earned her medical degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She completed an internship and residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at St. Louis Children’s Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis.