Celina Dubin graduated from medical school with a distinction in research in May 2022. She is currently a resident physician in New York City, where she is training to become a dermatologist. She previously graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University, where she studied psychology and global health and health policy.
Throughout her time in medical school, she has gained great research experience in complex dermatological conditions and their treatments. She has served as a research fellow in the Laboratory for Inflammatory Skin Disease at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. In this role, she has conducted independent research on frontal fibrosing alopecia, alopecia areata, and atopic dermatitis, among several other inflammatory skin conditions. She has served as a first author and co-author on several scientific manuscripts published in widely read medical journals, including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and Allergy.
In addition to her career in medical research, Celina currently serves as a Board Member and the Director of Chapter Strategy, Events, and Organization Development for the non-profit organization Scrubs Addressing the Firearm Epidemic (SAFE). She also founded the SAFE Chapter at the Icahn School of Medicine.
In the early months of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, Celina volunteered with Mount Sinai’s COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness Response, assisting the hospital with critical patient outreach during the crisis. During her time at Mount Sinai, Celina has served as a head teaching assistant, a senior tutor, and an admissions committee member and applicant interviewer. She has also volunteered in patient care and administrative roles at the Kravis Children’s Hospital, the Project for Psychiatric Outreach to the Homeless, and the Bellevue/NYU Program for Survivors of Torture.
While studying as an undergraduate at Harvard University, Celina served as a research assistant in the McNally Laboratory, where she conducted research on cognitive performance and self-efficacy. During this time, she also worked as a summer research assistant within Mount Sinai’s Department of Dermatology, where she spearheaded two clinical research projects.
In her free time, Celina enjoys competing in triathlons, hiking, fitness, travel, and writing. She is fluent in English and Swedish, and proficient in Spanish.