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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2014 Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation, and Achievement

The 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 around the world.

The Gies Awards were presented on March 17, 2014, at a highly anticipated celebration held in conjunction with the 2014 American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Annual Session & Exhibition in San Antonio, TX.

The 2014 honorees were selected by a distinguished panel of judges consisting of the ADEAGies Foundation Board of Trustees. Read the media release.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.