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November 3, 2017

Canise Bean, DMD, MPH, Receives ADEA's William J. Gies Award

Canise Y. Bean, DMD, MPH

Dr. Canise Bean  is a faculty member in the Division of General Practice and Materials Science, and she is the Director of the Office of Community Education. Dr. Bean was recently selected as the recipient of the American Dental Education Association's (ADEA) William J. Gies Award for Vision, Innovation, and Achievement, which recognizes the "superior demonstration of outstanding vision by a dental educator." The award will be presented at the Gies Awards Gala at the 2018 ADEA Annual Meeting in Orlando.

As a dentist and educator, Dr. Bean has been recognized with a number of awards and honors. In 2016, she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Forest City Dental Society of Cleveland for her success in creating and implementing innovative oral health improvement programs for underserved adults and children in Ohio. She is also a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy and the International College of Dentists -- both of which  recognize high ethical standards and dedication to service.