Heiko Spallek

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Social Media in the Dental School Environment, Part B: Curricular Considerations
    Heiko Spallek
    Dr Spallek is Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Associate Professor of Dental Public Health, and Executive Director of the Center for Informatics in Oral Health Translational Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine Dr Turner is Dean and Professor of Oral Health Practice, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry Dr Donate Bartfield is Associate Professor, Marquette University School of Dentistry Dr Chambers is Professor of Dental Practice, University of the Pacific Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry Dr McAndrew is Clinical Professor, Senior Director of Professional Development, and Program Director of Teaching in Dental Education Fellowship, New York University College of Dentistry Prof Zarkowski is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Detroit Mercy and Dr Karimbux is Professor of Periodontology and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
    J Dent Educ 79:1153-66. 2015
  2. ncbi request reprint Social Media in the Dental School Environment, Part A: Benefits, Challenges, and Recommendations for Use
    Heiko Spallek
    Dr Spallek is Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Associate Professor of Dental Public Health, and Executive Director of the Center for Informatics in Oral Health Translational Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine Dr Turner is Dean and Professor of Oral Health Practice, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry Dr Donate Bartfield is Associate Professor, Marquette University School of Dentistry Dr Chambers is Professor of Dental Practice, University of the Pacific Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry Dr McAndrew is Clinical Professor, Senior Director of Professional Development, and Program Director of Teaching in Dental Education Fellowship, New York University College of Dentistry Prof Zarkowski is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Detroit Mercy and Dr Karimbux is Professor of Periodontology and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
    J Dent Educ 79:1140-52. 2015
  3. ncbi request reprint Should laptops be allowed in the classroom? Two viewpoints: viewpoint 1: laptops in classrooms facilitate curricular advancement and promote student learning and viewpoint 2: deconstructing and rethinking the use of laptops in the classroom
    Heiko Spallek
    Dr Spallek is Associate Dean, Office of Faculty Affairs and Associate Professor, Dental Public Health, Center for Informatics in Oral Health Translational Research, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
    J Dent Educ 78:1580-8. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Costs of health IT: beginning to understand the financial impact of a dental school EHR
    Heiko Spallek
    Dr Spallek is Associate Professor, Dental Public Health, Center for Informatics in Oral Health Translational Research and Associate Dean, Office of Faculty Affairs, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Dr Johnson is Professor of Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness, and Clinical Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan Mr Kerr is Associate Dean for Administration, School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo and Mr Rankin is Director, Office of Computing and Information Systems, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    J Dent Educ 78:1542-51. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint What dental educators need to understand about emerging technologies to incorporate them effectively into the educational process
    Corey D Stein
    University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, 3501 Terrace Street, 328 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
    J Dent Educ 78:520-9. 2014
  6. pmc Barriers to implementing evidence-based clinical guidelines: a survey of early adopters
    Heiko Spallek
    Center for Dental Informatics, Department of Dental Public Health and Information Management, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 10:195-206. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Preparing faculty members for significant curricular revisions in a school of dental medicine
    Heiko Spallek
    Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Dent Educ 74:275-88. 2010
  8. pmc Supporting emerging disciplines with e-communities: needs and benefits
    Heiko Spallek
    Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Med Internet Res 10:e19. 2008
  9. pmc Supporting the emergence of dental informatics with an online community
    H Spallek
    Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Int J Comput Dent 10:247-64. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Dental school applicants' use of website information during the application process
    Heiko Spallek
    Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Dent Educ 69:1359-67. 2005

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Social Media in the Dental School Environment, Part B: Curricular Considerations
    Heiko Spallek
    Dr Spallek is Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Associate Professor of Dental Public Health, and Executive Director of the Center for Informatics in Oral Health Translational Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine Dr Turner is Dean and Professor of Oral Health Practice, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry Dr Donate Bartfield is Associate Professor, Marquette University School of Dentistry Dr Chambers is Professor of Dental Practice, University of the Pacific Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry Dr McAndrew is Clinical Professor, Senior Director of Professional Development, and Program Director of Teaching in Dental Education Fellowship, New York University College of Dentistry Prof Zarkowski is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Detroit Mercy and Dr Karimbux is Professor of Periodontology and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
    J Dent Educ 79:1153-66. 2015
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Social Media in the Dental School Environment, Part A: Benefits, Challenges, and Recommendations for Use
    Heiko Spallek
    Dr Spallek is Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Associate Professor of Dental Public Health, and Executive Director of the Center for Informatics in Oral Health Translational Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine Dr Turner is Dean and Professor of Oral Health Practice, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry Dr Donate Bartfield is Associate Professor, Marquette University School of Dentistry Dr Chambers is Professor of Dental Practice, University of the Pacific Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry Dr McAndrew is Clinical Professor, Senior Director of Professional Development, and Program Director of Teaching in Dental Education Fellowship, New York University College of Dentistry Prof Zarkowski is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Detroit Mercy and Dr Karimbux is Professor of Periodontology and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
    J Dent Educ 79:1140-52. 2015
    ..The challenge facing dental educators is how to capitalize on the benefits that social media offer, while minimizing risks and complying with the various forms of legal constraint...
  3. ncbi request reprint Should laptops be allowed in the classroom? Two viewpoints: viewpoint 1: laptops in classrooms facilitate curricular advancement and promote student learning and viewpoint 2: deconstructing and rethinking the use of laptops in the classroom
    Heiko Spallek
    Dr Spallek is Associate Dean, Office of Faculty Affairs and Associate Professor, Dental Public Health, Center for Informatics in Oral Health Translational Research, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
    J Dent Educ 78:1580-8. 2014
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Costs of health IT: beginning to understand the financial impact of a dental school EHR
    Heiko Spallek
    Dr Spallek is Associate Professor, Dental Public Health, Center for Informatics in Oral Health Translational Research and Associate Dean, Office of Faculty Affairs, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Dr Johnson is Professor of Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness, and Clinical Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan Mr Kerr is Associate Dean for Administration, School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo and Mr Rankin is Director, Office of Computing and Information Systems, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    J Dent Educ 78:1542-51. 2014
    ..The presented data are intended to inform school administrators about the myriad of costs associated with Health IT and give them a point of reference when comparing costs or making estimates for implementation projects. ..
  5. ncbi request reprint What dental educators need to understand about emerging technologies to incorporate them effectively into the educational process
    Corey D Stein
    University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, 3501 Terrace Street, 328 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
    J Dent Educ 78:520-9. 2014
    ....
  6. pmc Barriers to implementing evidence-based clinical guidelines: a survey of early adopters
    Heiko Spallek
    Center for Dental Informatics, Department of Dental Public Health and Information Management, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 10:195-206. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify barriers that early-adopting dentists perceive as common and challenging when implementing recommendations from evidence-based (EB) clinical guidelines...
  7. ncbi request reprint Preparing faculty members for significant curricular revisions in a school of dental medicine
    Heiko Spallek
    Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Dent Educ 74:275-88. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc Supporting emerging disciplines with e-communities: needs and benefits
    Heiko Spallek
    Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Med Internet Res 10:e19. 2008
    ....
  9. pmc Supporting the emergence of dental informatics with an online community
    H Spallek
    Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Int J Comput Dent 10:247-64. 2007
    ..Readers are encouraged to access the DIOC Website at www.dentalinformatics.com and initiate a discussion with the authors of this paper...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dental school applicants' use of website information during the application process
    Heiko Spallek
    Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Dent Educ 69:1359-67. 2005
    ..We recommend that dental schools make the most important application-related information and criteria easy to find...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of web-based dental CE courses
    Heiko Spallek
    Center for Dental Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, PA 15261, USA
    J Dent Educ 66:393-404. 2002
    ..Based on this evaluation, future courses can be tailored to meet more closely the expectations and needs of dental professionals...
  12. ncbi request reprint Information retrieval on the Internet: a guide for dental practitioners
    Heiko Spallek
    Center for Dental Informatics, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 46:435-62. 2002
    ..Searchers use these services, which are usually free, to satisfy their information needs. Knowing when to use which search engine and how to use it is crucial to finding the right information in a timely fashion...
  13. ncbi request reprint Adaptive hypermedia: a new paradigm for educational software
    H Spallek
    Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Adv Dent Res 17:38-42. 2003
    ..The system then adapts the learning material dynamically, using active and passive curriculum sequencing and adaptive presentation...
  14. pmc From information technology to informatics: the information revolution in dental education
    TITUS K SCHLEYER
    Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Terrace Street, Suite 339, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Dent Educ 76:142-53. 2012
    ..In the process, we transition from a focus on IT-the mere technical aspects of applying computer technology-to one on informatics: the what, how, and why of managing information...
  15. pmc Facebook for scientists: requirements and services for optimizing how scientific collaborations are established
    Titus Schleyer
    Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Med Internet Res 10:e24. 2008
    ..Many currently emerging expertise locating systems include social networking technologies, but it is unclear whether they make the process of finding collaborators more efficient and effective...
  16. pmc Sealants and dental caries: insight into dentists' behaviors regarding implementation of clinical practice recommendations
    Jean A O'Donnell
    School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 440 Salk Hall, 3501 Terrace St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:e24-30. 2013
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  17. ncbi request reprint Use of lecture recordings in dental education: assessment of status quo and recommendations
    Zsuzsa Horváth
    Office of Faculty Affairs, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, 3501 Terrace Street, Suite 380A, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
    J Dent Educ 77:1431-42. 2013
    ..The article concludes with some preliminary recommendations based on this study. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint English and Spanish oral cancer information on the internet: a pilot surface quality and content evaluation of oral cancer web sites
    Jeannie Y Irwin
    Center for Dental Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Public Health Dent 71:106-16. 2011
    ....
  19. pmc Using natural language processing to enable in-depth analysis of clinical messages posted to an Internet mailing list: a feasibility study
    Tanja Bekhuis
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, United States tcb24 at pitt edu
    J Med Internet Res 13:e98. 2011
    ..However, a necessary first step involves developing procedures to identify messages that are worth studying given our resources for planned, labor-intensive research...
  20. pmc Clinical computing in general dentistry
    Titus K L Schleyer
    Center for Dental Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:344-52. 2006
    ..Measure the adoption and utilization of, opinions about, and attitudes toward clinical computing among general dentists in the United States...
  21. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of five dental Internet portals
    Titus Schleyer
    Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:204-12. 2002
    ..Dental Internet portals can offer dental practitioners "one-stop shopping" for many information needs. To date, no studies have described and evaluated dental portals' services and content...
  22. ncbi request reprint Speech recognition in dental software systems: features and functionality
    Jeannie Yuhaniak Irwin
    Center for Dental Informatics, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15216, United States
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:1127-31. 2007
    ..Overall, limited speech functionality reduces the ability of clinicians to interact directly with the computer during clinical care. This can hinder the benefits of electronic patient records and clinical decision support systems...
  23. pmc A qualitative investigation of the content of dental paper-based and computer-based patient record formats
    Titus Schleyer
    Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:515-26. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to develop a basic content model for clinical information in paper-based records and examine its degree of coverage by CPRs...
  24. pmc Are dentists interested in the oral-systemic disease connection? A qualitative study of an online community of 450 practitioners
    Mei Song
    Department of Dental Public Health, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    BMC Oral Health 13:65. 2013
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  25. ncbi request reprint The technologically well-equipped dental office
    Titus K L Schleyer
    Center for Dental Informatics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:30-41. 2003
    ..This article discusses the state of the art of several technologies, provides an integrative view of a technologically well-equipped office and offers several guidelines for technology purchasing decisions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Comparison of e-mail communication skills among first- and fourth-year dental students
    Marnie Oakley
    University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, 3501 Terrace Street, 440 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15216
    J Dent Educ 77:1413-24. 2013
    ....
  27. pmc How information systems should support the information needs of general dentists in clinical settings: suggestions from a qualitative study
    Mei Song
    Center for Dental Informatics in the Department of Dental Public Health and Information Management, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to identify general dentists' information needs and the information sources they use to meet those needs in clinical settings so as to inform the design of dental information systems...
  28. pmc E-learning module on chronic low back pain in older adults: evidence of effect on medical student objective structured clinical examination performance
    Debra K Weiner
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Am Geriatr Soc 62:1161-7. 2014
    ..Additional research is needed to ascertain the effect of e-learning modules on more-advanced learners and on improving the care of older adults with CLBP...
  29. pmc Social media in dental education: a call for research and action
    Marnie Oakley
    Department of Restorative Dentistry and Comprehensive Care, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Dent Educ 76:279-87. 2012
    ....
  30. pmc Using biometrics for participant identification in a research study: a case report
    Patricia M Corby
    Division of Pediatric and Developmental Dental Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:233-5. 2006
    ..This case report provides insights that may serve as useful hints for those responsible for planning system implementation that involves participants' authentication that would require a more secure form of identification...
  31. pmc The dental informatics online community
    Jeannie Irwin
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Center for Dental Informatics 339 Salk Hall 3501 Terrace St Pittsburgh, PA 15261 412 648 8885
    Bioinformation 5:307-9. 2010
    ..Member and activity growth since the community's inception in 2005 have been steady, but future sustainability of the community depends on many factors...