2017 Gies Awards

The Gies Awards, named after dental education pioneer William J. Gies, Ph.D., debuted in 2008 and are the profession’s preeminent recognition for individuals and organizations that exemplify the highest standards in oral health and dental education, research and leadership. The 2017 Gies Awards were presented on March 20 at a highly anticipated ceremony held in conjunction with the 2017 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in Long Beach, CA. 

2017 Gies Award Recipients:

The following individuals and institutions were honored in Long Beach: 

Colorado Dental Association

Gies Awards for Vision – Public or Private Partner

Eastman Institute for Oral Health, University of Rochester Medical Center

Gies Awards for Achievement – Academic Dental Institution

Allan J. Formicola, D.D.S, M.S.

Gies Awards for Vision – Dental Educator

N. Karl Haden, Ph.D.

Gies Awards for Achievement – Public or Private Partner

Jordan Valley Community Health Center

Gies Awards for Innovation – Public or Private Partner

Pacific Center for Special Care at University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

Gies Awards for Innovation – Academic Dental Institution 

George K. Stookey, Ph.D., M.S.

Gies Awards for Innovation – Dental Educator

University of Washington School of Dentistry – RIDE Program

Gies Awards for Vision – Academic Dental Institution

Pamela Zarkowski, J.D., M.P.H.

Gies Awards for Achievement – Dental Educator

Recipients are listed in alphabetical order. 

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