2017 Gies Awards
The Gies Awards, named after dental education pioneer William J. Gies, Ph.D., debuted in 2008 and are the profession’s preeminent recognition for individuals and organizations that exemplify the highest standards in oral health and dental education, research and leadership. The 2017 Gies Awards were presented on March 20 at a highly anticipated ceremony held in conjunction with the
2017 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in Long Beach, CA.
2017 Gies Award Recipients:
The following individuals and institutions were honored in Long Beach:
for Vision – Public or Private Partner
Institute for Oral Health, University of Rochester Medical Center
for Achievement – Academic Dental Institution
Formicola, D.D.S, M.S.
Gies Awards for Vision – Dental Educator
for Achievement – Public or Private Partner
Valley Community Health Center
for Innovation – Public or Private Partner
Pacific Center for Special Care at University of the Pacific,
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
for Innovation – Academic Dental Institution
Stookey, Ph.D., M.S.
for Innovation – Dental Educator
Washington School of Dentistry – RIDE Program
for Vision – Academic Dental Institution
Zarkowski, J.D., M.P.H.
for Achievement – Dental Educator
Recipients are listed in alphabetical order.