Dr. Christina T. Rosenthal
Dentist | Motivational Speaker | Entrepreneur | Author
An often sought-after speaker who combines inspiration with comical inserts, Dr. Rosenthal’s life experience has given her material to reach broad audiences from a toddler to the most seasoned individual. A wife, mother of three, doctor, business owner, non-profit founder, and author, she has practical application of juggling entrepreneurship and family and gives personal insight on how she has been able to balance those roles. Her humble start at life serves as a conduit for inspiration for all ages as she details her journey from being a first-generation college graduate, dentist, and ultimately a Harvard University graduate. Her story motivates audiences with its reoccurring incidents of resilience and demonstrations of overcoming obstacles to achieve success.
Speaking topics include
but are not limited to:
Motivation | Inspiration | Resilience | Life Balance | Mentorship | Health Equity | Entrepreneurship | Leadership | Parenting
Any Group Needing Inspiration
The University of Memphis
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
University of Tennessee
College of Dentistry
Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Projects & Engagements
This section spotlights speaking highlights and/or projects and changes frequently.
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Good Morning America
Dr. Quodarrius Toney, a former participant of Determined to be a Doctor Someday (D.D.S.) decided to give back to the organization in a MAJOR way! Waterpik decided to give a surprise to the organization too. Check it out!
2022 SmileCon Host
Dr. Christina Rosenthal served as host for the 2022 American Dental Association's SmileCon conference, a meeting that attracts dentists from across the United States and around the world. The event took place October 13-15, 2022 in Houston, TX and was a joint meeting with the Texas Dental Association and the Greater Houston Dental Society. “It was such an honor to represent my colleagues in the profession of dentistry on the big stage.” In her role, she served as host for the opening and closing sessions and interviewed Dr. Brené Brown. Brené is the author of six #1 New York Times best sellers, the host of two award-winning Spotify podcasts, Unlocking Us and Dare to Lead, and her TED talk on the Power of Vulnerability is one of the top five most-viewed TED talks in the world with over 50 million views.
You Can Become a Doctor Too
A product of the inner-city, Dr. Christina Rosenthal defied all odds and ultimately became a dentist. In addition to being a wife, mommy of three, and general dentist, she makes time to encourage young people to pursue careers in healthcare through her Determined to be a Doctor Someday (D.D.S.) initiatives.
Writing "You Can Become a Doctor Too" was a way to extend the reach of her inspiring messages. After all, children need inspiration too! Click the picture to be directed to the book's website where you can make a purchase.
Atlantic Fellows Documentary
Dr. Rosenthal is an Atlantic Fellow for Health Equity, US + Global (based at the Fitzhugh Mullan Workforce Institute at George Washington University), and her work with the Determined to be a Doctor Someday (D.D.S.) initiative was highlighted in this documentary. D.D.S. is a pipeline program created to assist young people in their pursuits to careers in healthcare.
For more information about Determined to be a Doctor Someday, visit: www.determinedtobeadoctor.org
For more information about Atlantic Fellows, go to: www.atlanticfellows.org
2021 Beyond Flexner Alliance Conference
Dr. Rosenthal served as a keynote speaker for the 2021 Beyond Flexner Alliance Virtual Conference. Beyond Flexner is an interprofessional event which "offers a unique opportunity to learn more about transforming health systems and how to integrate social mission into profession and practice."
From media interviews to keynote addresses, the following depicts some of Dr. Rosenthal's most impactful deliverables.
My Empire Series
This series highlighted various women entrepreneurs. This segment details Dr. Rosenthal's trajectory.
VIDEO CREDIT: WMC-TV5
JOURNALIST: Kontji Anthony and WMCActionNews5.com Staff
Opening General Session of the American Dental Association's Annual Meeting in Denver, CO
University of Tennessee
College of Dentistry
Commencement Speaker for the 2018 graduating class of the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry
Presentation for Atlantic Philanthropies for Health Equity Fellowship at George Washington University in Washington, DC
VIDEO CREDIT: Dent Digital
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How much does it cost for Dr. Rosenthal to speak?
Honorariums can vary based on your organization's needs and travel considerations. You will receive a customized fee schedule after completing the survey link sent after you express interest.
When should I book?
Due to scheduling, it is often best to book when the event information has been finalized or usually three to six months in advance. In some cases, bookings can be up to a year in advance.
In what capacity is Dr. Rosenthal willing to serve?
Dr. Rosenthal's experience is very broad and includes, but is not limited to, keynote and commencement addresses, panel discussions for various industries, leading and moderating discussions, and group talks. In addition, video conference is available if travel cannot be considered.
Is Dr. Rosenthal willing to travel internationally?
Dr. Rosenthal is willing to travel internationally, and similarly to domestic engagements, travel and accommodations will also be covered by the requesting entity in addition to the speaking honorarium.
Can I just reach out to Dr. Rosenthal directly with a request?
Although Dr. Rosenthal is highly engaged on social media platforms and is typically accessible, all speaking requests will be handled exclusively through e-mail using the process described above to make sure no detail is neglected. Follow-up phone calls may be required for any details requiring clarity.
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