Lt. Tanya Selling will talk to us about the US Public Health Service. Learn About:
- What roles US Public Health Officers provide
- Where officers in US Public Health Service serve
- Typical clinical experiences at the facility where LT Selling serves
Lt. Tanya Selling graduated from Baylor College Caruth School of Dental Hygiene in Dallas Texas in 2011. Prior to commissioning into the United States Public Health Service (USPHS), she practiced at a private dental office in Fort Worth Texas for two years. In 2013, she joined the commissioned corps and was detailed to Immigration Custom Enforcements (ICE) in Florence Arizona. LT Selling was the first dental hygienist at the facility and implemented a new patient recall program. Most recently, she also temporarily deployed to El Paso to dental patients at another detention facility during a period of short staffing and to Tennessee for providing dental care to underserved populations for a two-day RAM (Remote Area Medical) event.
United States Public Health Service's mission is to protect, promote and advance the health and safety of the nation. USPHS values are: Leadership, Service, Integrity and Excellence. USPHS is a division of the Department of Health and Human Services and has duty stations in over 20 federal departments and agencies. The commissioned corps provides officers the ability to pursue an exciting and fulfilling career. Some departments and agencies that the corps provides staff are: Homeland Security, CDC, Department of Justice-Federal Prisons, National Institute of Health, Indian Health Service and Department of Defense. In an effort to support care to the underserved and vulnerable populations in our country.
DON'T FORGOT TO BRING YOUR DONATIONS FOR Spirit of Community. This month we are collecting personal care items to donate to UMOM for seniors at Oznam Manor.