Co-recipients of 2013 David T. Cocks Award for Commitment to Community
Robert Dinsmore, MD and Mr. Darrell Supak are the 2013 recipients of the David T. Cocks Award for Commitment to Community and will be honored at the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan’s Annual Reception on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at Anthony’s Pier 9.
Robert Dinsmore, MD is a founding partner of Crystal Run Healthcare, one of the fastest growing multi-specialty group practices in the country.
Dr. Dinsmore completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at the Bronx Municipal Hospital Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY. He completed a Fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY. Prior to joining Crystal Run Healthcare, he served as Associate Director of Bone Marrow Transplantation at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Cornell Medical College.
Dr. Dinsmore serves as Medical Director of Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties and is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Cancer Society, Orange County Division.
In 2008, Dr. Dinsmore was recognized for his lifelong passion and dedication to his patients and the medical community when he received Orange Regional Medical Center’s ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. In 2009, Dr. Dinsmore, Dr. Hal Teitelbaum and Crystal Run Healthcare were honored by Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties at their annual Spring Gala. Dr. Dinsmore has been with Crystal Run Healthcare since its inception in 1996 and previous to that has been a practice partner with Dr. Teitelbaum since 1984.
A native Texan, Mr. Supak moved to New York in 1992 from Northern Virginia after completing a career in the Army and retiring as a Colonel to begin working for Cablevision Industries in Sullivan County. After the merger of Cablevision Industries with Time Warner Cable in 1996, he remained with its founder, Alan Gerry, and his new enterprise, Granite Associates LP, where he serves as Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff. He was also a key participant in the Gerry Foundation development of Bethel Woods Center for the Arts.
Mr. Supak is very active in support of the community currently serving as Chairman of the Board of Catskill Regional Medical Center and Vice Chairman of the Board of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System. He is also on the Board of Directors for the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor and is a founding member of the Board of Directors for Liberties Properties Corporation, a not-for-profit organization focused on youth initiatives and economic support for Liberty, New York.
Mr. Supak also serves as the Chairman of the Archdiocesan Pastoral Council for the Archdiocese of New York as well as the Orange County Vicariate Pastoral Council and formerly served as the President of the Parish Council for St. Stephen’s Church in Warwick.
Said Mr. Supak, “I am truly honored and humbled to be recognized by the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan especially with an award given in the name of David Cocks, an iconic citizen and selfless supporter of his community. I am also pleased to share this honor with Dr. Dinsmore, a man who has devoted his life to easing the suffering of others.”
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Sponsors to date are: Crystal Run Healthcare as Presenting Philanthropy Sponsor; Central Hudson Gas & Electric as Diamond/Cocktail Sponsor; Orange Regional Medical Center and Bonura Hospitality Group as Gold Sponsors; Focus Media, Jacobowitz & Gubits, LLP, Walden Savings Bank as Silver Sponsors; and Jay & Carol Anthony Foundation for Autism Support, Susan Najork, Catskill Regional Medical Center, Jeff Bank, Orange County Trust Company, Healey Ford Lincoln LLC, and Grimm Construction, Inc. as Bronze Sponsors.
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