2018 Gies Awards

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

The 10 honorees were chosen by a distinguished panel of judges and industry experts, including the ADEAGies Foundation® Board of Trustees.

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Alpha Omega-Henry Schein Cares Holocaust Survivors Oral Health Program

Gies Award for Innovation – Public or Private Partner

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Canise Y. Bean, D.M.D., M.P.H., The Ohio State University College of Dentistry

Gies Award for Vision – Dental Educator

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Amy E. Coplen, RDH, M.S., Pacific University School of Dental Hygiene Studies
 
Gies Award for Vision – Dental Educator

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David W. Chambers, Ed.M., M.B.A., Ph.D., University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
Gies Award for Achievement – Dental Educator

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Jack Gerrow, D.D.S., M.S., M.Ed., Cert. Pros., The National Dental Examining Board of Canada

Gies Award for Innovation – Dental Educator

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Lorne Golub, D.M.D., M.Sc., Honorary M.D., Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine
Gies Award for Innovation – Dental Educator

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Louisiana State University Health New Orleans School of Dentistry
Gies Award for Vision – Academic Dental Institution

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University of Florida College of Dentistry 
Gies Award for Achievement – Academic Dental Institution

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University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Center for Patients with Special Needs
Gies Award for Innovation – Academic Dental Institution 

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Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry/Virginia Dental Association Foundation
Gies Award for Vision – Public or Private Partner


The 2018 Gies Awards will be presented on March 19 in tandem with the 2018 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in Orlando, FL.

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