Determined to be a Doctor Someday (DDS), a program founded by Christina Rosenthal, DDS, MPH, a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry, was featured Wednesday on Good Morning America in a live segment on the UTHSC campus. The segment on ABC centered around Dr. Quodarrius Toney, also known as… Read More
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For the first time since the COVID pandemic, the Determined to be a Doctor Someday (DDS) program will be held at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Saturday, February 18. The DDS program aims to expose children aged 2 to 5 and teens aged 14 to 18, primarily from historically marginalized populations and rural… Read More
When the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center graduated its 2018 class of 113 new dentists and dental hygienists on Thursday, one of its most distinguished alums returned for a special ceremony to recognize those joining the military services. Colonel Tom Goksel, commander of the dental corps of the United… Read More
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is hosting the Determined To Be a Doctor Someday (DDS) Symposium on Saturday, August 26. It will take place in the UTHSC Student-Alumni Center’s O.D. Larry Dining Hall, located at 800 Madison Avenue, Memphis, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The symposium… Read More
On June 3, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) hosted a white coat ceremony for more than for 60 high school students from across the Mid-South. The ceremony is the conclusion of a six-month program entitled Determined to be a Doctor Someday (DDS). United States Congressman Steve Cohen delivered the welcoming address. The… Read More
Local dentist and UTHSC alumna Dr. Christina Rosenthal was on Local Memphis Live on ABC 24 to discuss her “Determined to Be a Doctor Someday” program, sponsored by UTHSC, Delta Dental, and Paradigm Dental Center, LLC. Held at UTHSC, the program encourages minority and underrepresented students’ interests in pursuing careers in professional health care.
Christina Rosenthal, DDS, MPH, knows firsthand how hard it can be for a minority student from a disadvantaged background to consider a career in health care. Dr. Rosenthal came from a low-income background in North Memphis, and graduated from the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2005, thanks to… Read More