• Adjunct Assistant Professor, Surgery


  • Halpern LR. Guest Speaker, Building a Culture of Health through Transdisciplinary Health Disparities Research. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy, Meharry Medical College, Cal Turner Conference Center, Nashville, TN. , , 2016.
  • Halpern LR. Guest Speaker, Unusual pathology in a community hospital setting. Tennessee Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (TSOMS), Meharry Medical College Residency presentation, Summit Hospital, Hermitage, TN. , , 2015.
  • Halpern LR. Guest Panelist, Gender and Oral Health. American Dental Education Association 5th International Women’s Health Initiative, Barcelona, Spain. , , 2014.
  • Halpern LR. Guest lecturer, Educating Oral Healthcare Physicians: The evolution of a paradigm shift. University of Texas, Health Science Center, Houston, School of Dentistry, Houston, TX. , , 2014.
  • Halpern LR. Guest speaker, Violence/Abuse: Strategies for ID/Treatment in the oral healthcare arena. 23rd Annual Heritage Lecture, Mobley-Singleton, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN. , , 2014.
  • Halpern LR. The Effect of Trauma Exposure on the Lifespan of Victims. Massachusetts Medical And Dental Societies Joint Meeting, Trauma-informed Care, Waltham, MA. , , 2014.


  • English, Fluent.