The following individuals have been recognized by their peers for contributing outstanding teaching innovations to the school's curriculum through the Helix Innovation Award presented annually.

Dr. Darren Cox — 2015Interprofessional education initiatives.

Dr. Jessie Vallee — 2014Design and implementation of an integrated preclinical curriculum.

Dr. Natasha Lee — 2013 Using computer simulations to teach dental practice management.   

Dr. Ove Peters — 2012Design and implementation of a multimedia electronic course manual in endodontics.  

Dr. Eric Salmon — 2011Using clinical systems as a framework and environment for pre-clinical learning.

Dr. Gurminder Sidhu — 2010Creating online, synchronous learning opportunities in a dental radiology course.