William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation and Achievement

In 2007, The William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation and Achievement (The Gies Awards) were established and quickly became the preeminent event for recognizing significant contributions to oral health and dental education. The Gies Awards pay tribute to individuals, institutions and organizations that embody the ideals set forth over 90 years ago by Dr. Gies. Attendance at the awards event has grown exponentially and has benefitted from the generous support of the academic and corporate communities. Following is a selection of notable Gies Award winners:

2016 Gies Award for Outstanding Vision by a Dental Educator
Harold C. Slavkin, D.D.S.   

2015 Gies Award for Outstanding Vision by a Dental Educator
Jeanne Craig Sinkford, D.D.S., Ph.D.

2013 Award for Outstanding Achievement Dental Educator
D. Walter Cohen, D.D.S.