2016 William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation and Achievement

Attend the 2016 Gies Awards

The 2016 Gies Awards will be presented on March 14 at a highly anticipated celebration to be held in conjunction with the 2016 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in Denver, CO. The Procter & Gamble Company is the premier sponsor of the awards.

Purchase 2016 Gies Awards Tickets.

General admission tickets may be purchased during the online registration process for the  2016 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition. To purchase tickets without registering for the conference, contact the ADEA Registrar at 800-272-1261 or 703-449-6418.


2016 Gies Award Recipients

The honorees were selected by a distinguished panel of judges consisting of the ADEAGies Foundation Board of Trustees. The 2016 Gies Award recipients are: 


Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Public or Private Partner

Children’s Dental Health Project


Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement by an Academic Dental Institution

University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine


Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Dental Educator

Mark C. Herzberg, D.D.S., Ph.D. 
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry


Gies Award for Outstanding Innovation by a Public or Private Partner

The University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics and Delta Dental of Iowa


Gies Award for Outstanding Vision by a Public or Private Partner

University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, and the Minnesota Board of Dentistry


Gies Award for Outstanding Vision by an Academic Dental Institution

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry


Gies Award for Outstanding Innovation by an Academic Dental Institution

University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Department of Prosthodontics


Gies Award for Outstanding Vision by a Dental Educator

Harold C. Slavkin, D.D.S. 
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC


Tickets for the celebration can be purchased online at adea.org/2016 when registering for the 2016 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition. For information on table sponsorship, contact Trish Smith at tsmith@wearecoulter.com or 703-506-3272.