WASHINGTON – The Howard University College of Dentistry has announced that Stanley M. Bergman, chairman of the board and chief executive of Henry Schein, Inc., will deliver the address at the college’s Honors and Oaths Ceremony on Friday, May 6.
Henry Schein is the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental and medical practitioners and has been listed on FORTUNE’S “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for 21 consecutive years
Bergman is a graduate of The University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, a South African chartered accountant and a NYS certified public accountant (CPA).
Bergman and his wife, Dr. Marion Bergman, as well as their family are active supporters of organizations fostering the arts, higher education, cultural diversity, and grassroots health care and sustainable entrepreneurial economic development initiatives in the United States, Africa and other developing regions of the world.
“We are honored to have Mr. Bergman speak to our graduates on this very special occasion as they embark on their careers as health care professionals,” said Andrea D. Jackson, DDS, dean of the Howard University College of Dentistry. “Henry Schein, Inc. has a long history of leadership and support to the dental profession and health care in general. Their philanthropic endeavors that assist in providing access to quality health care for underserved communities has been unwavering, very much appreciated, and aligns with the mission and values our dentistry college.”
The College of Dentistry’s Honors Ceremony will take place at 2:30 p.m. on May 6 in Cramton Auditorium on Howard University’s campus. Howard University’s College of Dentistry is the fifth oldest dental school in the United States and graduates approximately 75 students each year. The college serves as a research institution and prides itself on being a national resource for dental leaders.
Bergman serves as a board member or adviser for numerous institutions, including New York University College of Dentistry, the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, the Columbia University Medical Center, University of the People, Hebrew University, Tel Aviv University, the University of the Witwatersrand Fund, The World Economic Forum’s Health Care Governors, the Business Council for International Understanding, the Japan Society, and the Metropolitan Opera.
About Howard University
Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university that is comprised of 14 schools and colleges. Students pursue more than 140 programs of study leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University operates with a commitment to Excellence in Truth and Service and has produced one Schwarzman Scholar, three Marshall Scholars, four Rhodes Scholars, 12 Truman Scholars, 25 Pickering Fellows and more than 165 Fulbright recipients. Howard also produces more on-campus African American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the United States. For more information on Howard University, visit www.howard.edu.
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