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 2015 William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation and Achievement® were presented on March 9, 2015, in conjunction with the 2015 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in Boston, MA. The Procter & Gamble Company was the premier sponsor of the awards.

The Gies Awards, named after dental education pioneer William J. Gies, Ph.D., debuted in 2008 and honor individuals and organizations that exemplify the highest standards in oral health and dental education, research and leadership.

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Who is William J. Gies?

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

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