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Announcing the 2015 Gies Awardees

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On December 2, the ADEAGies Foundation announced the winners of the 2015 William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation and Achievement.

The Gies Awards, named after dental education pioneer William J. Gies, Ph.D., debuted in 2008 and honor individuals and organizations that exemplify the highest standards in oral health and dental education, research and leadership.

The Gies Awards will be presented on March 9, 2015, in conjunction with the 2015 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in Boston, MA.

  • Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Public or Private Partner: Carol A. Aschenbrener, M.D., Chief Medical Education Officer (2011–14), Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Gies Award for Outstanding Innovation by a Dental Educator: Walter C. Guralnick, D.M.D., Professor Emeritus of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • Gies Award for Outstanding Vision by a Public or Private Partner: The Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® (ELAM®) Program, Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Dental Educator: Stuart M. Hirsch, D.D.S., Vice Dean for Development, New York University College of Dentistry
  • Gies Award for Outstanding Vision by a Dental Educator: Peter J. Polverini, D.D.S., D.M.Sc., Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
  • Gies Award for Outstanding Innovation by a Dental Educator: Eduardo D. Rodriguez, M.D., D.D.S., Chair of the Department of Plastic Surgery, Director of the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Helen L. Kimmel Professor of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center
  • Gies Award for Outstanding Vision by a Dental Educator: Jeanne Craig Sinkford, D.D.S., Ph.D., Senior Scholar in Residence, American Dental Education Association
  • Gies Award for Outstanding Achievement by an Academic Dental Institution: Tufts Dental Facilities Serving Individuals with Disabilities
  • Gies Award for Outstanding Innovation by an Academic Dental Institution: University of Manitoba Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Dentistry

Congratulations to our honorees!

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