Big Data for Oral Health Knowledge: Second Installment of Resources

Dr. Elsbeth Kalenderian, Associate Professor and Chair Oral Health Policy and Epidemiology Department and Chief of Quality at the Harvard Dental Center, presented “Standardized Diagnostic Terminology for Dental Research.”

Dr. Gil Alterovitz, Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School in the Center for Biomedical Informatics, and Director of the Biomedical Cybernetics Laboratory presented about the “SMART Platform and API for Clinical Genomic Apps.” Remember, he also suggested this video that shows an external site (Vanderbilt) creating an app using the SMART on FHIR Genomics API that my team developed.

Dr. Helen Whelton who is Dean at the University of Leeds presented ADVOCATE, the Added Value Oral Care project for developing and comparing new models for safe and efficient, prevention-oriented and patient-centered health care systems.

Dr. Michael Sullivan, updated us on the “Global Collaboration in the Cloud,” reminding us to think globally in the cloud and to consider global collaborations.

IADR-I2 Workshop 3-14-2015
Figure 1: Participants interact during the Big Data for Oral Health Knowledge and get the work that lies ahead started.

Please stay tuned for more information from the Workshop and the next steps.

Chris, Khalil, Lynn and Heiko

Christopher H. Fox, DMD, DMSc Executive Director International & American Associations for Dental Research

Khalil Yazdi, PhD CIO in Residence, Cloud Services Program Development at Internet2

Lynn Johnson, PhD Professor of Dentistry, School of Dentistry Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness Clinical Professor, School of Information The University of Michigan

Heiko Spallek, DMD, PhD, MSBA Associate Professor, Dental Public Health Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs Executive Director, Center for Informatics in Oral Health Translational Research School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

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