ADEAGies Foundation Announces Winners of the 2014 William J. Gies Awards

Posted on December 6, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 3, 2013)—The ADEAGies Foundation is pleased to announce the winners 

of the 2014 William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation and Achievement (Gies Awards). The Gies Awards, 

named after dental education pioneer William J. Gies, Ph.D., honor individuals and organizations 

exemplifying dedication to the highest standards of vision, innovation and achievement in dental education, 

research and leadership. Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products, Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., is the 

premier sponsor. 

 

The Gies Awards will be presented March 17 at a highly anticipated celebration to be held in conjunction with 

the 2014 American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Annual Session & Exhibition, taking place March 

15-18, in San Antonio, TX. The 2014 honorees were selected by a distinguished panel of judges consisting 

of the ADEAGies Foundation Board of Trustees. 

 

The ADEAGies Foundation congratulates the following award recipients: 

 

Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement - Public or Private Partner 

American Academy of Periodontology Foundation 

 

Gies Award for Outstanding Innovation - Academic Dental Institution 

Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health 

 

Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement - Academic Dental Institution 

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine - Community DentCare Program 

 

Gies Award for Outstanding Innovation - Dental Educator 

Dr. John Eisner, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine 

 

Gies Award for Outstanding Vision - Dental Educator 

Dr. Raul I. Garcia, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine 

 

Gies Award for Outstanding Vision - Public or Private Partner 

The Hinman Dental Society of Atlanta 

 

Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement - Public or Private Partner 

Henry Schein, Inc. 

 

Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement - Dental Educator 

Dr. Lisa A. Tedesco, Emory University James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies

 

“Each year, I am increasingly impressed with the innovation and progress exhibited through the 

achievements of the William J. Gies Awards winners,” says Richard W. Valachovic, D.M.D., M.P.H., 

President of the ADEAGies Foundation and President and CEO of ADEA. “This awards program represents 

the best in oral health and dental education, and it is an honor to recognize the dental educators and 

academic institutions that are making significant advances within the field.” 

 

The Gies Awards are presented by the ADEAGies Foundation, the philanthropic arm of ADEA. For more 

than 50 years, the ADEAGies Foundation has enhanced the oral health of the public through programs that 

support dental education, research, leadership and recognition. 

 

Tickets for the celebration can be purchased online at www.adea.org when registering for the 2014 ADEA 

Annual Session & Exhibition. Sponsored tables are available. For more information, please contact Trish 

Smith at 703-506-3272. 

 

© 2016 AEGIS Communications | Privacy Policy