On January 10, winners of the College of Dentistry's Business Plan Competition were honored at a reception that featured dental industry representatives and fourth-year dental students enrolled in the college's Limited Care Clinic elective course.
The competition is designed for fourth-year
students who create their own business plans and submit them as
course work. Those who wish to go beyond the course requirements and
join the Business Plan Competition must adhere to stricter
guidelines designed by
Dr. Henry Fischbach, the architect of the competition, and
Dr. Dawne Stefanik, who established the Limited Care Clinic.
Drs. Stefanik and Fischbach choose the top plans that will be
submitted to the competition's judges for final selection and
This year’s Business Plan Competition winners were Sean Mortensen, who won the third-place prize; Tara Dailey, the recipient of the second-place award; and Steven Vorholt, the first-place winner of the competition.