Welcome to the ADEAGies Foundation

The mission of the ADEAGies Foundation is to enhance the oral health of the public through programs that support dental education, research, leadership, and recognition.

The ADEAGies Foundation contributes to solving oral health care problems by encouraging excellence in dental education, research, and patient care.
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2015 Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation and Achievement

Gies StatuetteThe William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation and Achievement are the pre-eminent recognition of exceptional contributions to and support of oral health and dental education.

The ADEAGies Foundation invites your nomination of individuals and organizations exemplifying dedication to the highest standards of vision innovation and achievement in oral health and dental education, research and leadership. 

Please review the award categories and definitions carefully and help us recognize those sustaining the lasting legacy of the Gies name at The Gies Awards celebration, to be held Monday, March 9, 2015, in conjunction with the 2015 American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Annual Session & Exhibition in Boston, MA.

Download the 2015 Call for Nominations for the 2015 Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation and Achievement. PDF


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Who is William J. Gies?

Scientist, educator, innovator, visionary, pioneer — William J. Gies, Ph.D., transformed dental education.

Learn more about this influential man.