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  • Prescribing Inspiration

    Make your WHY greater than your circumstances!

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    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.

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    Speaking topics include

    but are not limited to:

    Motivation | Inspiration | Resilience | Life Balance | Mentorship | Health Equity | Entrepreneurship | Leadership | Parenting


    Ideal for:

    Keynote Addresses


    Special Programs



    Youth Groups

    Church Groups

    Study Groups



    Any Group Needing Inspiration

  • Education

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    The University of Memphis

    Bachelor of Arts (BA)

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    University of Tennessee

    College of Dentistry

    Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)

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    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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    WREG Remarkable Women Finalist

    Dr. Rosenthal was named as one of four finalists for the WREG Channel 3 Remarkable Women contest. Click on the link to watch/read why she was considered for this honor.

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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!

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    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.

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    2022 ADEA Men of Color in the Health Professions Summit

    Dr. Rosenthal's non-profit program, Determined to be a Doctor Someday, (D.D.S.), was highlighted on the second day of the summit with Dr. Rosenthal sharing the program's structure and impact with attendees.

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    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.

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    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

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    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."


    Source: www.beyondflexner.org

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    S.O. What! Success Stories with Summer Owens

    Dr. Rosenthal sits down for a casual conversation with her good friend, Summer Owens, for her S.O. What Success series. This series highlights how others have overcome adversity to achieve success. Take a listen!

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    The Prospective Doctor Podcast

    In this episode of “The Prospective Doctor” Podcast, Dr. Rosenthal talks to future doctors about dental school, overcoming life's challenges, mentorship, and work-life balance. She is also the first guest to represent the field of dentistry on the show. Take a listen!

  • As Featured In

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  • Speaking Highlights

    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.



    JOURNALIST: Kontji Anthony and WMCActionNews5.com Staff


    ADA Voices

    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


  • Frequently Asked Questions

    The most common questions are answered below. Don't see an answer to your question?

    Send an e-mail to rosenthalspeaks@gmail.com.

    I want to book Dr. Rosenthal. Where do I start?

    Send an e-mail to rosenthalspeaks@gmail.com with your request. You will be sent a survey link to gather more information about logisitics and your needs for the event. From the information submitted, a proposal with fees and requests will be provided within 72 hours.

    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.