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
The stage at the American Dental Association’s 2022 SmileCon in Houston was a long way from the North Memphis neighborhood where UT Health Science Center alumna Christina Rosenthal, DDS, MPH, grew up. The national spotlight as a host of the prestigious dental convention did not come for Dr. Rosenthal without a lot of hard work,… Read More
The path to medical school began in high school for Memphis native Jasmine Jefferson, when she met a woman who would become her mentor, her cheerleader, and soon, her colleague in health care. Jefferson, a third-year student in the UT Health Science Center’s College of Medicine, was considering a future in medicine or engineering in… 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.