Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation, and Achievement

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The William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation, and Achievement (The Gies Awards) are the preeminent recognition of exceptional contributions to and support of oral health and dental education. The Gies Awards are an annual program of the ADEAGies Foundation.


Sponsorship Opportunities

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The Gies Awards have become one of the most anticipated celebrations at the ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition since its inception in 2008. Attendance at the awards event has grown exponentially and benefitted from the very generous support of the academic and corporate communities. Gies Awards sponsors include academic institutions, foundations, specialty organizations and corporations. Proceeds from the Gies Awards benefit the ADEAGies Foundation and help fund programs that support dental education, research, leadership, and recognition.

Learn more about the sponsors of the 2014 Gies Awards for Vision, Innovationn and Achievement.

Hall of Awardees

Visit the Hall of Awardees for a list of Gies Awards winners for the past five years.


Who Is William J. Gies?

Scientist, educator, innovator, visionary, pioneer — William J. Gies, Ph.D., transformed dental education. Learn more about this influential man