Chief Operating Officer and Interim President of Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center
Timothy J. Dentry, MBA, is a senior vice president of Northern Light Health, its chief operating officer, and Interim President of Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center.
Timothy (Tim) is responsible for the administrative direction, evaluation, and coordination of Northern Light Health and its member organizations. Tim ensures system operations are in alignment with Northern Light Health's overall goals, objectives, and values.
Tim is a healthcare executive with more than 30 years of management experience. Over the last decade, he has transitioned his focus to international health delivery improvement, with U.S. educational institution backing from Yale University and Johns Hopkins Medicine. Tim has also served as vice president of Global Services and managing director for Johns Hopkins International, in Baltimore, Maryland; executive director of the Ethiopia Ministry of Health initiative; and executive vice president for Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore.
Since 2008, Dentry has served in regional and global capacities, focusing on human capital development, creation and expansion of services, and efficiency gains in light of economic and service demands. Prior to joining Northern Light Health, Tim was the chief executive officer of Tawam Hospital in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, managed by Johns Hopkins Medicine International.
Tim received his Master’s in Business Administration in 1983, bachelor of science degree in Medical Technology in 1978, both from Loyola University in Maryland and completed a Yale University Fellowship in International Health (the Ethiopia Hospital Management Initiative, sponsored by the Clinton Foundation).
Tim became chief operating officer of Northern Light Health in 2016 and Interim President of Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in 2019.