As an Indian Health Service dental officer Dr. Allen served as the Dental Director of the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation Dental Clinic for many years and continues to work part-time as a staff dentist there. He also serves as a dental examiner on the Western Regional Examining Board. He makes yearly trips to Vietnam with colleagues to provide outreach dental care to underserved communities. Dr. Allen is an avid amateur photographer. Also in his free time he has played and managed Dr. Bob’s softball team since 1983. He and his wife have lived in Bethel for more than 30 years and raised five children.