2019 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 2019 William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation and Achievement have been announced! Awards will be presented on March 18 in tandem with the 2019 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in Chicago.

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2019 Honorees

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

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American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Oral Health

Gies Award for Achievement – Public or Private Partner

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Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry

Gies Award for Innovation – Public or Private Partner

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East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine

Gies Award for Innovation – Academic Dental Institution

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Lynn Johnson, Ph.D., University of Michigan School of Dentistry

Gies Award for Innovation – Dental Educator
 

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McGill University Faculty of Dentistry
Gies Award for Vision – Academic Dental Institution

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James E. Mulvihill, D.M.D.
Gies Award for Achievement – Dental Educator

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Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine and College of Osteopathic Medicine
Gies Award for Innovation – Academic Dental Institution

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University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Gies Award for Achievement – Academic Dental Institution 

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Alexandre Rezende Vieira, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Gies Award for Vision – Dental Educator