2022 Award Honorees

ADEAGies Foundation® Announces Recipients of the William J. Gies Awards for Vision, Innovation and Achievement in Academic Dentistry and Oral Health



2022 Honorees

The honorees were selected by a distinguished panel of judges consisting of the ADEAGies Foundation Advisory Committee. 

The 2022 Gies Award recipients are:


 VISION  
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DENTAL EDUCATOR

Patricia Blanton, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Gies Award for Vision – Dental Educator

ACADEMIC DENTAL INSTITUTION
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Dental Medicine
Gies Award for Vision – Academic Dental Institution

PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PARTNER
No awardees selected.
Gies Award for Vision – Public or Private Partner
 INNOVATION  
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DENTAL EDUCATOR

Sylvia Frazier-Bowers, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Gies Award for Innovation – Dental Educator

ACADEMIC DENTAL INSTITUTION
No awardees selected.
Gies Award for Innovation – Academic Dental Institution

PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PARTNER
No awardees selected.
Gies Award for Innovation – Public or Private Partner
 ACHIEVEMENT  
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DENTAL EDUCATOR

Leo Rouse, D.D.S. 
Gies Award for Achievement – Dental Educator

ACADEMIC DENTAL INSTITUTION
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry & Dental Clinics
Gies Award for Achievement – Academic Dental Institution

PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PARTNER
AAO Foundation 

Gies Award for Achievement – Public or Private Partner

Jessica A. Rickert, D.D.S.
Gies Award for Achievement – Public or Private Partner