Grants Support Educational Pursuits of the Next Generation of Dental Hygienists
(L to R) – Grant recipients Alexandra Lesser of East Patchogue, N.Y.; Preeti Rajiv of Ronkonkoma, N.Y.; Marissa Burke of Sayville, N.Y.; and Iris Quintanilla of Central Islip, N.Y.; and Maureen Knott, Vice President of Product Advertising and Marketing for Henry Schein, Inc. Not pictured is grant recipient Stephanie O’Neill of Binghamton, N.Y.
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that it presented five Farmingdale State College SUNY dental hygiene students with “Henry Schein – Farmingdale State College SUNY Academic Grants” during the school’s recent Department of Dental Hygiene Pinning and Awards Ceremony.
Maureen Knott, Henry Schein’s Vice President of Product Advertising and Marketing and a member of the Farmingdale College Foundation’s Board of Directors, presented the grants to students enrolled in the school’s Department of Dental Hygiene. As a board member, Ms. Knott helps guide the Foundation’s mission to change lives and build futures, and in particular, its efforts to raise awareness of the crucial role dental hygienists play in promoting and protecting oral health.
“Dental hygienists are an integral part of dental practices. They play a crucial role in delivering quality care and helping patients maintain good overall health,” Ms. Knott said. “Henry Schein is pleased to support the next generation of hygienists with our academic grants, and we look forward to seeing their many accomplishments as they continue to pursue their focus and commitment to healthier smiles.”
About Henry Schein, Inc.
Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is a solutions company for health care professionals powered by a network of people and technology. With approximately 19,000 Team Schein Members worldwide, the Company's network of trusted advisors provides more than 1 million customers globally with more than 300 valued solutions that improve operational success and clinical outcomes. Our Business, Clinical, Technology, and Supply Chain solutions help office-based dental and medical practitioners work more efficiently so they can provide quality care more effectively. These solutions also support dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, as well as other alternate care sites.
Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 120,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 180,000 additional products available as special-order items.
A FORTUNE 500 Company and a member of the S&P 500® and the Nasdaq 100® indexes, Henry Schein is headquartered in Melville, N.Y., and has operations or affiliates in 32 countries. The Company's sales from continuing operations reached $9.4 billion in 2018, and have grown at a compound annual rate of approximately 13 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995.