Damari Croswell is a fourth year medical student at Harvard Medical School, pursuing a career in Orthopedic Surgery. He is from Chicago, IL, and graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2015, double-majoring in Biochemistry, and Anthropology. He was heavily involved in his university through basketball, service, and teaching. During his time at WU, he held many teaching/tutoring positions including: TA for General Chemistry, TA for Biochemistry, TA for Human Physiology, TA for Physiologic Control Systems, TA for Organic Chemistry, TA for Biology Seminar. He has also served as a tutor/peer mentor for Freshman Biology, General Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry. He was selected as a Rhodes Scholar Finalist in 2016.
In medical school, Damari started a program to link medical students and high school students in underprivileged areas to improve graduation rates in Boston.
In his free time, he plays basketball (dunking on unsuspecting people), watches scary movies, and hangs out with friends. As a first-generation college student, he is deeply passionate about teaching/mentorship.