Awards and Fellowships Funded

ADEA/ADEAGies Foundation Drs. Connie L. and Richard R. Drisko Scholar in the ADEA Leadership Institute

A $10,000 scholarship awarded annually to a mid-career dental educator to offset the cost of their participation in the ADEA Leadership Institute.

Bell Leadership Institute Tuition Awards

Funds tuition for three to four early career dental school deans to attend the Leader’s Roundtable of the Bell Institute and the annual Achievers Seminar. This award is the result of a generous contribution from Rick Workman, D.M.D., ADEAGies Foundation Trustee, and his wife Angie Workman.

Six Dental School Deans to Participate in the 2017 The Leader’s Roundtable of the Bell Leadership Institute 

Through the generous contribution of Rick and Angie Workman, the ADEAGies Foundation is pleased to announce that six dental school deans will attend The Leader's Roundtable of the Bell Leadership Institute in 2017. Dr. Rick Workman serves as a trustee of the ADEAGies Foundation and is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Heartland Dental. 

The Leader’s Roundtable is a yearlong advanced leadership development program designed to assist CEOs, presidents and senior executives to become world-class leaders. 


Editorial Awards Program

This funding to the American Association of Dental Editors & Journalists (AADEJ) provides $3,000 in awards for excellence in editorial writing in dentistry.

Periodontal and Oral Surgery Awards

These awards are $500 for an outstanding periodontal educator, in conjunction with the American Association of Periodontology, and $500 for an outstanding oral surgery educator, in conjunction with the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.