Dental Informatics and Dental Research   Conference, June 12-13, 2003: Making the Connection
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Schedule for Thursday, June 12th

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The following was the schedule for the first day of the conference:

Time Topic Speaker
7:00 AM Breakfast (outside Balcony B)  
8:00 AM The NIDCR: Supporting Dental and Craniofacial Research Lawrence A. Tabak
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health
8:15 AM Biomedical Informatics at the National Library of Medicine Donald Lindberg
National Library of Medicine
8:30 AM

Keynote Address: Informatics and Research

[Powerpoint slides - 17.32 MB]

Robert Ledley
National Biomedical Research Foundation

9:30 AM Break (outside Balcony B)  
9:45 AM

Defining Biomedical Informatics and its Relationship to Dental Research and Practice

[Powerpoint slides - 3.31 MB]

Edward H. Shortliffe
Professor and Chair
Department of Biomedical Informatics
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Columbia University
10:30 AM

Mining the Literature: Trends in Dental Research

[Powerpoint slides - 420 K]

William C. Bartling
Center for Biomedical Informatics
University of Pittsburgh
11:00 AM

Bioinformatics and Anticipated Developments in Dentistry


Isaac Kohane
Informatics Program Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Winston Patrick Kuo
Biomedical Informatics Research Fellow
Department of Genetics
Harvard University
11:30 AM

Overview of Dental Informatics Research

[Powerpoint slides - 1.59 MB]

Titus Schleyer
Associate Professor and Director
Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Patricia Corby
Research Associate
School of Dental Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
12:00 PM Lunch (Cafeteria, Atlanta and Boston Rooms)  
1:15 PM

Decision Support at the Point of Care: Challenges in Knowledge Representation, Management, and Patient-specific Access

[Powerpoint slides - 2.41 MB]

Robert Greenes
Radiology and Health Science & Technology (Harvard Medical School)
Health Policy & Management (Harvard School of Public Health)

1:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Breakout sessions:

1: Basic Research in Dentistry

2: Clinical Research in Dentistry

3: Behavioral and Public Health Research

4: Education in Informatics


Breakout session 1: Basic Research in Dentistry
(Room C1/C2 Lower Level)

[Powerpoint slides - 2.34 MB]

1:45 PM

Informatics Challenges in Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials

[Powerpoint slides - 28.86 MB]

Dianne Rekow
Director of Translational Research
Division of Biological Science, Medicine and Surgery
College of Dentistry
New York University
2:15 PM Data Mining in Proteomics and Genomics Research Kandasamy Krishnaraju
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
2:45 PM Break (outside Balcony B)  
3:00 PM

Genetic and Molecular Characterization of a Dental Pathogen Using Genome-Wide Approaches

[Powerpoint slides - 9.21 MB]

Luis A. Actis
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology
Miami University
3:30 PM

Spectrophotometric Analysis and Comparison of Two Ceramic Materials

[Powerpoint slides - 5.04 MB]

Varun Singh Barath
Doctoral Candidate
Department of Prosthetic Dentistry
Institute for Genetics of the University of Cologne

Breakout session 2: Clinical Research in Dentistry
(Room G1/G2 Lower Level)

[Powerpoint slides - 19 K]

1:45 PM

Current Research Issues in Periodontology

[Powerpoint slides - 82 K]

Marjorie Jeffcoat
Professor and Chairman
Department of Periodontics
University of Alabama, Birmingham
2:15 PM

Clinical Research in Biomaterials

[Powerpoint slides - 19.41 MB]

Kenneth Anusavice
Professor and Chair
Dental Biomaterials
University of Florida
2:45 PM Break (outside Balcony B)  
3:00 PM

Dental Data Mining: Practical Issues and Potential Pitfalls

[Powerpoint slides - 1.93 MB]

Stuart Gansky
Assistant Professor
Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences
University of California, San Francisco
3:30 PM

Decision-supporting Web-agents in Dentistry: Middleware to support Discussion among Experts, Practitioners, and Patients


Ekkehard Finkeissen
University of Heidelberg

Breakout session 3: Behavioral and Public Health Research

[Powerpoint slides - 29 K]

1:45 PM

Health Services Research

[Powerpoint slides - 419 K]

Howard Bailit
Professor Emeritus and Director
Health Policy Center
University of Connecticut Health Center

2:15 PM

Using Information Technology to Improve the Dental Health Care System

[Powerpoint slides - 173 K]

Kathryn A. Atchison
Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Knowledge Management
School of Dentistry
University of California, Los Angeles
2:45 PM Break (outside Balcony B)  
3:00 PM

The Role of Dental Informatics in the Patient-Dentist Relationship

[Powerpoint slides - 2.21 MB]

Michael Kirshner
Postdoctoral Fellow
School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University
Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research
3:30 PM

Designing Clinically Useful Systems: Examples from Medicine and Dentistry


Sabine Koch
Department of Medical Sciences, Medical Informatics and Engineering
Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

Breakout session 4: Education in Informatics

[Powerpoint slides - 4.50 MB]

1:45 PM

Bioinformatics Training for Dental Researchers

[Powerpoint slides - 264 K]

Lynn Johnson
Office of Dental Informatics
University of Michigan
2:15 PM

Issues and Strategies for Faculty Development

[Powerpoint slides - 261 K]

Michelle A. Robinson
Assistant Professor of Dental Public Health and Director of Informatics
Informatics Department
Marquette University School of Dentistry
2:45 PM Break (outside Balcony B)  
3:00 PM

Adaptive Hypermedia: A New Paradigm for Educational Software

[Powerpoint slides - 3.30 MB]

Heiko Spallek
Assistant Professor
Center for Dental Informatics
School of Dental Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
3:30 PM

Doing the Right Things with Technology in Dental Education


Charles Friedman
Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Biomedical Informatics
University of Pittsburgh
4:00 PM Summary Discussion  
4:30 PM Adjournment  
7:00 PM

Cocktail Reception (7:00 PM)
Dinner (8:00 PM)

complimentary parking
Metro stop: Friendship Heights

Ristorante Terrazza
2 Wisconsin Circle
Chevy Chase, MD 20815