MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, recently joined with leaders from Al-Quds University and Hebrew University-Hadassah Schools of Dental Medicine and other dental leaders from around the world to unveil a Tree of Peace statue at Al-Quds University School of Dentistry, celebrate the dedication of the Dr. Musa Bajali Henry Schein Cares Education Center and mark the 60th anniversary of Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Dental Medicine.
Tree of PeaceThe Tree of Peace, which is a sculpture by the noted artist Hedva Ser, marks the close collaboration of the dentals schools of Al-Quds University and Hebrew University and the desire to use the oral health profession as a vehicle for building relationships and understanding throughout the region and the world.
"Today we affirm our commitment to rise above any political or cultural differences to create a new level of partnership and international collaboration through our shared dedication to improving oral health around the world," said Mr. Bergman during the unveiling ceremony for the Tree of Peace. "Bridging the chasms that separate people may seem impossible, but it is not. One day we will look back together and see that the 'impossible' has been done."Dr. Musa Bajali Henry Schein Cares Education Center Henry Schein is proud to partner with Dr. Musa Bajali, Dean of Al-Quds University School of Dental Medicine, in the creation of the Dr. Musa Bajali Henry Schein Cares Education Center. "It is truly an honor to celebrate the dedication of the Dr. Musa Bajali Henry Schein Cares Education Center," said Dr. Bajali. "Our new Center will provide health professionals from across the region with the opportunity to present state-of-the-art educational research and clinical programs to their colleagues in a beautiful environment that promotes dialogue and learning."