William J. Gies Awards
for Vision, Innovation and Achievement
(The Gies Awards) are the preeminent recognition of individuals or
organizations for exceptional contributions to oral health and dental education,
research and leadership.
an outstanding dental educator, academic dental institution, or public or
private partner before the October 27 deadline.
Vision: The articulation and
pursuit of a contemporary idea or a set of ideals, perspectives or solutions
that attracts the pursuit of a contemporary idea or commitment of colleagues,
profession or industry, creating broader meaning while effectively bridging the
present with the future of oral health and dental education.
Innovation: The creation, exchange,
evolution and application of contemporary ideas into new value that helps drive
the success of an organization, institution or enterprise, adding vitality to
our profession or industry and advancing the goal of enhancing oral health and
Achievement: The accomplishment of
worthy and socially commendable actions that make material contribution to oral
health and dental education.
will be recognized at the Gies Awards celebration, to be held Monday, March 9,
2015, in conjunction with the 2015 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition in
Submit your nomination before the Monday,
October 27, deadline. For more information on the 2015 Gies Awards nomination
process, including eligibility requirements, visit www.adeagiesfoundation.org.