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Henry Schein elects Dianne Rekow to board of directors

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Staff writer | Melville, N.Y., USA | June 5, 2014
E. Dianne RekowJune 5, 2014, Melville, N.Y., USA - Henry Schein, Inc., a provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, elects E. Dianne Rekow to the company's board of directors.
Dr. Rekow, Dean of King's College London Dental Institute and Professor of Orthodontics, brings to the Henry Schein Board extensive experience in innovative dental products, practices, and education, as well as keen insights into global trends influencing the evolution of the dental profession.

Dr. Rekow has a long and distinguished career in dentistry, including a decade as a Professor of Orthodontics at New York University, as well as senior roles at multiple dental and scientific associations.

An internationally recognized authority on the performance of new materials and products for use in aesthetic and restorative dentistry, Dr. Rekow has been a leader in research on the use of bio-engineered tissue to facilitate bone replacement in individuals who have been disfigured by disease or developmental defects as well as research in elucidating damage initiation and propagation in brittle materials.

Dr. Rekow also holds a number of patents in the dental field and is the author of, or contributor to, more than one hundred publications.

Prior to joining Kings College, Dr. Rekow was a Professor of Orthodontics at New York University (NYU) from 2002 to 2012, also serving as Senior Vice Provost of Engineering Technology at NYU from 2008 to 2012, and, as Provost of Polytechnic Institute of NYU from 2009 to 2012.

Dr. Rekow has served as President of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and the American Association of Dental Research (AADR), and since 2000 she has been an American Dental Association Consultant to the Council on Scientific Affairs.

In 2011, Dr. Rekow was elected to the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.