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Health Connect Expo

On Saturday, April 18, 2015, the Tumbleweed Recreation Center will host Mayor Jay Tibshraeny's Health Connect Expo as part of his wellness initiative.

Health Connect ExpoThis free, family-friendly event will feature dozens of health conscious vendors, fitness and cooking demonstrations, speakers, free giveaways and more.
Mayor Jay Tibshraeny’s Health Connect Expo

Saturday, April 18, 2015, from 9 a.m. to noon
Tumbleweed Recreation Center, 745 E. Germann Rd.

For more information about this event, please call 480-782-2243.

Follow the Mayor on Twitter at @jaytibshraeny


  • Free family event
  • Dozens of health care vendors
  • Health screenings
  • Bounce House
  • Teen Obstacle Course Challenge
  • Speaker Presentations on Aging & Memory, Orthopedics and Finance
  • Oral screenings and fluoride varnish for children
  • Blood sugar screenings

New this year! Mobile Onsite Mammography
15-minute appointments
Medicare patients & most insurance carriers accepted.
Costs for non-insured patients covered by the Desert Cancer Foundation.
Call now to secure your appointment at the Health Connect Expo!
480-967-3767 or 1-800-285-0272

Additional Links:

- Event Flier (PDF)
- Tumbleweed Recreation Center

- Breast Cancer Screenings Flier (PDF)

Parks and Rec logoChandler Regional Medical Center


9-9:45 a.m.: Aging and Your Memory
Presented by Jonathan Hodgson, DO

Dr. Jonathan HodgsonDr. Jonathan Hodgson is a board-certified neurologist. He received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Hodgson completed his neurology residency and Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania. He also serves the East Valley as the medical director of Mercy Gilbert Medical Center’s Medical Center stroke center.

10:30-11:15 a.m.: Hip Fractures and Joint Replacements as Consequence of Falls
Presented by Danton Dungy, MD

Dr. Danton DungyDr. Dungy is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with a sub-specialization in adult reconstruction (joint replacement). He has been practicing in the Valley of the Sun for more than 13 years and is the Founder and CEO of The Dungy Orthopedic Center in Chandler, AZ. Dr. Dungy received his B.S. degree in Microbiology at the University of Maryland at College Park during which time he worked as an intern in the Clinical Pathology Department at the National Institutes of Health and performed genetic research at the Johns Hopkins University. He earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois and completed his general surgical internship and orthopedic residency at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
This was followed by a Fellowship at the Harvard University Combined Orthopedic Training program at Massachusetts General Hospital. During his Fellowship, he focused on orthopedic joint replacement and adult reconstruction. With the aid and support of a top notch Physician's Assistant and support staff, his active practice performs over 300 joint replacements surgeries annually.

10:30 a.m.: Cooking Demo
Presented by Chandis Siwek, CUSD Nutrition

Chandis SiwekChandis Siwek grew up in a little farm town in Idaho. That’s where her love for food and gardening began. In college, her passion for nutrition grew as she studied Nutritional Science at Pepperdine University in Southern California. While at Pepperdine, Chandis became the university’s first Student Chef.
After graduation, Chandis got married to the love of her life, moved to Arizona, and became a Registered Dietitian. Last year, Chandis had the honor of competing in the Top 30 on Fox Network’s MasterChef. Soon after filming the competition show, she joined the team of three other dietitians at Chandler Unified School District (CUSD).
At CUSD, Chandis works as the resident Chef. She is continually testing new recipes and helping to create food for more than 40,000 students! Chandis is constantly learning and growing as the new CUSD Chef. She’s thrilled to see what the next school year has in store!
11-11:45 a.m.: Tips for Teens Entering the Workforce
Presented by Amanda Bollard, PayPal

Amanda BollardAmanda Bollard is the Marketing Specialist for the North American Region at PayPal. She graduated from Corona Del Sol High School in 2007 and earned her Bachelor's Degree from Northern Arizona University in 2011. She received her Master's Degree from Arizona State University in 2013. Amanda started working for PayPal two years ago.

Karate at Health Connect Expo
Thank you to our vendors who will be represented at the 2015 Health Connect Expo! 

Alzheimer’s Association, Desert Southwest Chapter
American Heart Association-Stroke Awareness
American Parkinson Disease Association
Arizona Family Chiropractic
Boys and Girls Club
Chandler Police Department Crime Prevention
Chandler Unified School District
Chandler Water Conservation
Community Health Charities
Dignity Health – Community Education & Support
Dignity Health – Center for Diabetes Management
Dignity Health – Community Oral Health
Dignity Health – Hearing & Vision Screening
Dignity Health Memorial Funeral & Cemetery
Dr. Barbee
Dungy Orthopedic Center
Fire Department
Garner Healthy Living Everyday
Hospice of the Valley
Ideal Physical Therapy
Las Tiendas Dental Group
Lupus Foundation of America
Mayor’s Youth Commission
Mobile Breast Screening Van (M.O.M.)
NAMI Arizona
Oasis Massage Center
Phoenix Childrens Hospital
Relay for Life
Strategies for Success
Tao Healing Center
Walgreens Pharmacy & Home Medical Equipment
Xtreme Air Jum