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Dr. Jack Dillenberg returns to Penn Dental Med to deliver White Coat Keynote after road trip

Dr. Jack hiking at the Arches National Park.

 Dr. Jack and Jamie take a wonderful road trip to Steamboat Springs, CO to visit Jerome friends Charlie and Gail. On the way they stopped in Moab, Utah and the Arches National Park for a little hiking and fabulous views.

Dr. Jack visits with UPennDental Med D 1 students prior to their White Coat Ceremony.

After this road trip, Dr. Jack Dillenberg  flew to Philadelphia to deliver the keynote at the White Coat Ceremony for the new D1 students and their families. The day began with a breakfast at the school for students and families. Dr. Jack had a chance to meet many families and share their excitement for the new adventure for their students.

Dr. Jack presenting his White Coat keynote to D1s at PennDentalMed.

The event was held at the Annenberg Center for the performing arts. It was a meaningful and fun event lead by PennDentalMed Dean Mark Wolff.

Dr. Jack joins Andrea Prince, Surgeon’s House B&B owner to welcome William Shuttleworth to Jerome.William is walking across the US to honor and raise money for Veterans.

Upon his return to Jerome, Dr. Jack had the extraordinary opportunity to meet and visit with William Shuttleworth, the 71 year old veteran walking from Massachusetts to California to raise awareness of veteran needs and supporting “vetsdontforgetvets.com“. He plans to arrive at his destination, the Embracing Peace Statue in Tuna Park in San Diego, on September 1. Quite a guy taking this journey to help veterans. Check out his website.

Dr. Jack Dillenberg stays close to home as the Summer heat rises in Arizona

Dr. George Bluespruce shares a momemt with Dr. Jack at the 2019 ASDOH White Coat Ceremony.

Events including ASDOH’s White Coat Ceremony, two nonprofit Board meetings and participating in an award presentation on behalf of Pacific Dental Services Foundation (PDSF) Dentists for Special Needs Clinic in north Phoenix, Dr. Jack kept himself busy during July in Arizona.

Old friends re-unite at the ASDOH White Coat Ceremony. Drs. Wayne Cottam, Irv and Donna Silverstein share a moment with Dr. Jack.

The ASDOH White Coat Ceremony included a blessing from Dr. George Bluespruce with a special welcome to his grandson into the class of 2023. Dr. Jack Dillenberg joined Dean Trombly in welcoming the new class to ASDOH.

Dr. Jack Visits with ASDOH graduate Dr. Ben Wachter at the PDS Foundation Dentists for Special Needs Clinic in Phoenix, AZ.

The PDSF Dentists for Special Needs welcomed ASDOH graduate, Dr. Ben Wachter, as their new clinical dentist. Dr. Jack Dillenberg serves as the Exectutive Clinical Director and joined Ben and the clinic staff in receiving a community service recognition award from Congressman David Schweikert at the clinic.

Dr. Jack Dillenberg, Board Chairman for Global Smiles for All, chaired the Board meeting which included approving the distribution of 1,000 toothbrushes, toothpaste, and soap to refugees and other at-risk individuals. The board members applauded the return of Dr. Abbas Fazal who recently returned from his volunteer service mission to children in Tanzania doing dentistry for children at risk.

Board member, Dr. Abbas Fazal, works with children in Tanzania representing Global Smiles for All.
Members of the Brighterway Institute Board attend the Board Advance in Jerome at the home of Dr. Jack and Jamie.

Dr. Jack and Jamie hosted the Brighterway Institute Summer Board Advance at their home in Jerome. The productive meeting culminated with a wonderful dinner at Up the Creek in Page Springs, Ariz.

Summer events keep Dr. Jack in Arizona

ASDOH’s class of 2022 begin their dental school journey with the traditional White Coat ceremony. Dr. Jack Dillenberg welcomed them on behalf of the American College of Dentists. ATSU President Craig Phelps took this opportunity to honor long-time ASDOH supporter Dr. Irv Silverstein with the inaugural Presidential Medallion.

During the week Dr. Jack Dillenberg participated in meetings to discuss and plan an innovative research project on value-based payments at the new Dillenberg Center for Health Innovation and Technology at ASDOH.

Local Jerome musicians jamming at Jack and Jamie’s neighbors for a fun evening

Dr. Jack Dillenberg returned to Jerome to celebrate with neighbors and friends at the summer Thanksgiving celebration.

Dr. Jack speaking at the League of Women Voter Candidates Forum in Jerome. He is a candidate for Town Council.

The next day he participated as a candidate for Town Council in the League of Women Voters candidate forum. He ended the week by  hosting the Brighterway Institute Board summer meeting at his home in Jerome.

The Brighterway Institute Board holds it Summer meeting at Jack and Jamie’s home.

Dr. Jack Dillenberg transitions into his role as Dean Emeritus

Drs. Trombly, Gevitz and Dillenberg prepare for the White Coat Ceremony.

Less than one month after Dr. Dillenberg’s retirement, he had the honor of speaking to the incoming ASDOH class of 2020 at their White Coat Ceremony. He joined ASDOH’s new Dean, Dr. Bob Trombly, in welcoming the new students.

As Dean Emeritus, Dr. Jack continues to work with Dr. Norman Gevitz to establish the ATSU Center for the Future of Health Professions. Additionally, he is working with other health organizations to improve access to oral health care while promoting the integration of oral health into primary care.