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UTHSC Alumna Makes it Her Mission to Mentor Minority and Underrepresented Students Toward Careers in Health Care

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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


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UTHSC To Host Determined To Be A Doctor Someday Symposium August 26

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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


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Determined to Be a Doctor Someday Continues to Pave the Way for Minorities Interested in Health Care

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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


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University of Tennessee Health Science Center Alumna Dr. Christina Rosenthal Featured on Local Memphis

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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.