Summer Scholars

Sheilla Salcedo, BS
Summer Scholar

Sheilla is the MAPP Scholar for 2021. She is a a 1st year medical student at the CUNY School of Medicine. Her school’s missions is to increase the number of underrepresented minorities in medicine and the number of primary care doctors in the underserved communities. She is currently the president of Physicians for Human Rights at her school, dedicating herself to the issues of social justice. The research she is currently doing focuses on the Sex differences in patients with Autosomal Dominant Alzheimer’s Disease. Outside of school, she loves going to escape rooms, playing board or card games, and watching movies.