A.T. Still University’s Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH) has been awarded the Gies Award for Outstanding Innovation by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA). The award was presented on March 17 at a ceremony held in conjunction with the 2014 ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition, which took place March 15-18, in San Antonio, TX. The 2014 honorees were selected by a distinguished panel of judges consisting of the ADEA Gies Foundation Board of Trustees.
The Gies Awards, named after dental education pioneer William J. Gies, PhD, honor individuals and organizations exemplifying dedication to the highest standards of vision, innovation and achievement in dental education, research and leadership.
“This prestigious award, the most preeminent award in dental education, recognizes ASDOH’s commitment to innovation and community service,” said ATSU-ASDOH Dean Jack Dillenberg, DDS, MPH. “ASDOH’s unique culture honors our students, faculty and staff, and promotes public health principles while producing community leaders committed to improving the overall health of the communities they serve. We are honored for this national recognition and look forward to continuing our innovative advancements in oral health, community service, and dental education.”