"Steve has been a leader in the field of public health for decades, during which he has been instrumental in forging innovative public-private partnerships, which have helped advance the promotion of public health on a global scale," said Dr. Bertolami. "From conceptualization to implementation, Steve's keen talent for spurring collaboration, his wealth of knowledge, tireless service, and sustained leadership and vision have made him a touchtone for all of us who are committed to increasing awareness about and addressing public health issues."
Mr. Kess has a long history of supporting public health outreach programs on behalf of Henry Schein, and is a co-founder of Henry Schein Cares, the Company's global corporate social responsibility program. In recognition of his work, Mr. Kess was awarded a Presidential Citation by the
Mr. Kess is also the recipient of the
"On behalf of more than 18,000 Team Schein Members, it is an honor to receive this prestigious award from NYUCD, the largest dental school in
Henry Schein has shared a strategic relationship with NYUCD for more than two decades, during which the NYUCD/Henry Schein Cares Global Student Outreach Program was established, as well as the Henry Schein Cares Wing at NYUCD. Through the Student Outreach Program, dental students and supervising faculty and clinicians work to expand the scope of oral health services offered to underserved and at-risk communities around the world. At the Henry Schein Cares Wing at NYUCD, dental students receive hands-on training and education in the latest technology and provide quality, affordable health care to members of the surrounding community.
Henry Schein's Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer,
The Company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 100,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 150,000 additional products available as special-order items. The Company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services.
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