Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)

Mission Statement

The Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) student organization is structured to support those predoctoral students who, through military sponsorship, are committed to serving their country both as a dental professional and a military officer. Military sponsors include the United States Army, Unites States Navy, United States Air Force, United States Army National Guard and the United States Public Health Service.

Why join HPSP?

Leadership opportunities – learn to be an effective member of both the dental profession and the military services!
Residency opportunities – Guidance as when and how to apply for military residencies
Help from upperclassmen and alumni – tutoring sessions, clinic help, assisting & more!
Educational programs and lectures – learn about military lifestyle, military dentistry and professional opportunities!
Clerkship/Externship opportunities – military dental clinics have provided invaluable experience and insight during your senior year.
Social events – sporting events, luncheons, dinners & more!
Camaraderie– Meet your peers who have made a similar commitment to their country to discuss experiences, concerns, expectations etc.

HPSP Executive Council: 

Co-President: Ashley Wallace (D17)
Co-President: Kyu Choi (D17)
U.S. Air Force Liaison: Mitchell Tossberg-Wilson (D17)
U.S. Navy Liaison: Samuel Hanger (D18)
U.S. Army Liaison: Lejla Tupkovic (D17)
D-18 Liaison: Hannah Cook (D18)- Navy
D-19 Liaison: Jesse Huston (D19) – Navy
D-20 Liaison: Patrick McLaughlin (D20) – Navy
Faculty Advisor:  Dr. Charles Rankin

http://dental.tufts.edu/…/health-professions-scholarship-program-hpsp

Building student involvement, fostering civic engagement and enhancing community service to advance public health.