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The end of October is a busy one for Dr. Jack Dillenberg

Brighterway Institute Board interviewing potential board members.

The busy week in  Phoenix began with  Dr. Jack chairing a Brighterway Institute board meeting. The board interviewed three outstanding candidates to join the board in helping to meet the oral health needs of at-risk underserved Phoenix residents.

Dr. Jack visits with old friends David Tierney, Rick DeGraw  and Michael O’Neil at the Board Developer Foundation Breakfast.

Early the next morning he attended the Board Developer Foundation Breakfast. The Foundation helps not-for-profit boards to succeed in achieving their mission through effective board management.

Jim Hayden Board Developer Foundation founder welcomes Dr. Jack to their Board Developer Foundation Breakfast.

The breakfast gave Jack the opportunity to reconnect with old friends and other successful executives. A presentation described the Phoenix Community ToolBank which lends tools to nonprofit organizations who improve their communities by building such things as playgrounds and community gardens.

Joan Lessner and Ginger Nelson welcome longtime friend and client Dr. Jack to the Alliance Bank annual Octoberfest event.

The following evening, Dr. Jack Dillenberg attended the Octoberfest event sponsored by the Alliance Bank. After numerous phone calls and emails, he finally met Harold Schifman, an internationally known CEO and artist.

Dr. Jack ended his week by being the keynote speaker at the Annual Invaluable Medical and Dental Assistant Seminar. This conference provided an opportunity for him to discuss the integration of oral health into primary care.

NAU 4th year nursing students Madison and Josh, visit Dr. Jack in Jerome to discuss public health issues facing Jerome citizens.

Dr. Jack is with conference organizers, Aya and Shelli.

Dr. Jack Dillenberg travels east and west for award events

Dr. Jack delighted to see familiar SOMA, ATSU faces, Dean Jeff Morgan and wife Christine, at the AzPHA event

Early October took Dr. Jack Dillenberg first to Phoenix where he attended the AzPHA 90th Anniversary Celebration where he reconnected with many former colleagues from his years of work at the Arizona Department of Health Services.

Dr. Jack was surprised to be the recipient of the highest award given by the Shils Fund.

The next morning, he flew to Philadelphia for the Annual Edward Shils Entrepreneurial Fund Board meeting and innovation conference. He was surprised to be awarded the Shils-Meskin Award, the Fund’s highest honor, for his life-time of innovative contributions to public health and dental education. His colleague, Dr. Kris Volcheck, was the recipient of their Innovator Award for his work with the Brighterway Institute.

Dr. Jack attends his final Shils entrepreneurial board meeting in Philadelphia.

Shils Fund awardees join Board members at awards ceremony

Dr. Jack is welcomed by old friends Drs. Dennis Tarnow and Maurice Salama to the Mega’Gen Symposium.

A few days later Drs. Dillenberg and Volcheck attended the 14th Annual Mega’Gen International Symposium to promote their collaboration with the Brighterway Institute in Phoenix. While there, they learned about the state-of-the-art technology in dental implants.

 

Dr. Jack Dillenberg speaks at the Yankee Dental Meeting in Boston

Ingrid, a member of ASDOH’s inaugural class, surprised Dr. Jack at the Yankee Dental Meeting in Boston.

Winter weather did not deter Dr. Jack Dillenberg from heading East to speak at the annual Yankee Dental Meeting in Boston. He spoke to a full room of community health center leaders and staff about the integration of oral health into primary care and the challenges faced by the 36 million Americans who are disabled.

Dr. Jack joins staff and board members at their Brighterway Institute celebration.

When he returned to Phoenix, he started his official role as board chair for the Brighterway Institute. He welcomed staff and board members to the winter celebration.

The famous bluegrass band, the Mountain Benders, performs at the Cottonwood Center for the Arts.