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
Director
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health
8:15 AM Biomedical Informatics at the National Library of Medicine Donald Lindberg
Director
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

[abstract]
[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

[abstract]
[Powerpoint slides - 420 K]

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

Bioinformatics and Anticipated Developments in Dentistry

[abstract]

Isaac Kohane
Director
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

[abstract]
[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
Professor
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

[abstract]
[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

[abstract]
[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

[abstract]
[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

[abstract]
[Powerpoint slides - 82 K]

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

Clinical Research in Biomaterials

[abstract]
[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

[abstract]
[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

[abstract]

Ekkehard Finkeissen
University of Heidelberg
 

Breakout session 3: Behavioral and Public Health Research

[Powerpoint slides - 29 K]

1:45 PM

Health Services Research

[abstract]
[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

[abstract]
[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

[abstract]
[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

[abstract]

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

[abstract]
[Powerpoint slides - 264 K]

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

Issues and Strategies for Faculty Development

[abstract]
[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

[abstract]
[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

[abstract]

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
301-951-9292

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