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Joseph A. Hastings, D.M.D.

Joseph A. Hastings, D.M.D. has served on our Board of Directors since September 2021. Dr. Hastings is a private practice orthodontist in Mobile, Alabama with over 37 years of health care experience. Dr. Hastings served on the board of directors of Quorum Health Corporation, an operator of general acute care hospitals and outpatient services, from 2016 until July 2020, with service on its compensation committee, governance committee, and patient safety and quality of care committee. He has served in numerous leadership positions in local, state, and national dental and orthodontic societies. Board certified in orthodontics, Dr. Hastings has been published in several orthodontic journals and holds two United States patents. He graduated with honors from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, and completed his post-doctoral training at the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans.

Dr. Hastings brings the perspective of a health care practitioner as well as prior experience as a public-company board member to the Board of Directors. His experience in managing a health care practice is similar to that of many of the Company’s affiliated physician practices, and he can provide valuable advice to the Board of Directors and management regarding trends in both medicine and the organization and operation of medical practices.