Winter 2004 Table of Contents
Jack Dillenberg, NYUCD Alumnus, Named Dean of the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health

From left: Dr. Dushanka V. Kleinman, Deputy Director of the NIDCR; Dr. Jack Dillenberg; and Dr. Jonathan Ferencz, Dr. Dillenberg's NYUCD classmate

Dr. Jack Dillenberg, a Class of 1971 graduate, has been named the inaugural dean of the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health. The school, which opened in fall 2003, is Arizona’s first dental school.

Prior to joining the Arizona dental school, Dr. Dillenberg was associate director for Public Health Programs in the California Department of Human Services and prior to that he was Area Health Officer serving the West Area of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. Dr. Dillenberg also is President of Dillenberg & Friends Health Services Consulting. He has served in numerous positions on health-related boards and associations and is a recipient of the U.S. Public Health Service Chief Dental Officer’s Service Award, and the Harvard School of Public Health Alumni Award of Merit. In addition to his dental degree, Dr. Dillenberg holds an MPH degree from Harvard.

NYUCD takes great pride in Dr. Dillenberg’s achievement and wishes him every success as Dean of the nation’s newest dental school.