Publications

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Recent Publications:

Journal Articles

2014

Weiner DK, Morone NE, Spallek H, Karp JF, Schneider M, Washburn C, Dziabiak MP, Hennon JG, Elnicki DM. E-learning module on chronic low back pain in older adults: evidence of effect on medical student objective structured clinical examination performance. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jun;62(6):1161-7. PMID: 24833496

Frazier JJ, Stein CD, Tseytlin E, Bekhuis T. Building a gold standard to construct search filters: a case study with biomarkers for oral cancer. J Med Libr Assoc. Forthcoming 2014.

Bekhuis T. Mentors and tormentors on the road to informatics [invited editorial]. J Med Lib Assoc 102(2), 2014 Apr;102(2):67-8. PMID: 24860259; PMCID: PMC3988775

Balasubramani H, Reitmeyer KL, Sadeghian R, Bekhuis T, Ketchum AM, Foust JE, Handler SM. Scoping review of telemedicine in nursing homes [extended abstract appears in: Dutta-Moscato J, Gopalakrishnan V, Lotze MT, Becich MJ. Creating a pipeline of talent for informatics: STEM initiative for high school students in computer science, biology, and biomedical informatics]. J Path Inform 2014 Mar;5(12). PMID:24860688; PMCID:PMC4030307

Rush W, Schleyer TKL, Kirshner M, Boyle R, Thoele MJ, Lenton P, Asche  S, Thyvalikakath TP, Spallek H, Durand E, Enstad C, Huntley C, Rindal DB. Integrating tobacco dependence counseling into electronic dental records: a multi-method approach. J Dent Educ 2014 Jan;78(1):31-9. PMID:24385522

Stein C, Eisenberg E, O’Donnell JA, Spallek H. What dental educators need to understand about emerging technologies to incorporate them effectively into the educational process. J Dent Educ, 2014;78 520-9. PMID:24706681

2013

Song M, O'Donnell JA, Bekhuis T, Spallek H. Are dentists interested in the oral-systemic disease connection? A qualitative study of an online community of 450 practitioners. BMC Oral Health. 2013 Nov 21;13:65. PMID:24261423

Oakley M, Horvath Z, Weinberg S, Bhatt J, Spallek H. Comparison of e-mail communication skills among first- and fourth-year dental student. J Dent Educ 2013 Nov;77(11):1413-24. PMID:24192406

Horvath Z, O’Donnell JA, Johnson LA, Karimbux NY, Shuler CF, Spallek H. Use of lecture recordings in dental education: assessment of status quo and recommendations. J Dent Educ 2013 Nov;77(11):1431-42. PMID:24192408

O'Donnell JA, Modesto A, Oakley M, Polk DE, Valappil B, Spallek H. Sealants and dental caries: insight into dentists' behaviors regarding implementation of clinical practice recommendations. J Am Dent Assoc 2013 Apr;144(4):e24-30. PMID: 23543700

Bekhuis T, Demner-Fushman D, Crowley RS. Comparative effectiveness research designs in MeSH and Emtree: an evaluation of coverage. J Med Libr Assoc. 2013 Apr;101(2):92-100. PMID:23646024; PMCID: PMC3634392.

Rindal D, Rush W, Schleyer TK, Kirshner M, Boyle R, Thoele M, Asche S, Thyvalikakath TP, Spallek H, Durand E, Enstad C, Huntley C. Computer-assisted guidance for tobacco counseling in dental offices - A cluster-randomized clinical trial. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Mar;44(3):260-4. PMID:23415123; PMCID:PMC3579569

Published Abstracts

2014

Bramer WM, Holland L, Mollema J, Hannon T, Bekhuis T. Removing duplicates in retrieval sets from electronic databases: comparing the efficiency and accuracy of the Bramer method with other methods and software packages. 14th European Association for Health Information and Libraries (EAHIL) Conference, Rome, Italy, June 11-13, 2014.

Frazier J, Stein C, Tseytlin E, Mitchell KM, Bekhuis T. Finding and visualizing information about potential prognostic biomarkers of oral squamous cell carcinoma: a pathology informatics study. American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (AAOMP) 2014 Annual Meeting, St. Augustine, FL, April 25-30, 2014.

2013

Bekhuis T, Stein CD. Feasibility scans could improve prioritization and selection of systematic review topics. 21st Cochrane Colloquium; 2013 Sep 19 - 23; Quebec, Canada. In Cochrane Database Syst Rev Suppl, 69 (2013). Wiley & Sons. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD201300.

Frazier JJ, Stein CD, Bekhuis T. Prognostic biomarkers of oral squamous cell carcinoma: towards development of a gold standard. DBMI Annual Training Program Retreat 2013, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, Aug 22-23, 2013.

Rindal DB, Rush WA, Schleyer T, Kirshner M, Boyle R, Thoele MJ, Asche SE, Thyvalikakath T, Spallek H, Durand EU, Enstad CJ, and Huntley CL. Effectiveness of Computer-Assisted Guidance for Tobacco Dependence in Dental Offices, 24. 90th Annual Session of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, Boston, MA, June 19-23, 2013. Abstract #24.

Books

Forthcoming 2015

Bekhuis T. Use of the UMLS at the University of Pittsburgh: Access and Benefits. In: Katherine B. Majewski, ed. TBA. National Library of Medicine. Forthcoming 2015.

Technical Reports

2014

Bekhuis T, Kim K, Valappil B, Spallek H. Adapting the Scottish PRIME Fissure Sealant Questionnaire for implementation research in the United States: lessons learned [technical report in APA PsycEXTRA database]. American Psychological Association (APA). 2014. doi: 10.1037/e502572014-001.

Bekhuis T, Kim K, Valappil B, Spallek H. PRIME Fissure Sealant Questionnaire—US Version [questionnaire  in APA PsycTESTS database]. American Psychological Association (APA). 2014. doi: 10.1037/t27847-000.

Other Publications

2014

Bekhuis T, Kim K, Valappil B, Spallek H. PRIME Fissure Sealant Questionnaire—US Version [questionnaire in APA PsycTESTS database]. American Psychological Association (APA). 2014. doi: 10.1037/t27847-000.

Bekhuis T, Kim K, Valappil B, Spallek H. Adapting the Scottish PRIME Fissure Sealant Questionnaire for implementation research in the United States: lessons learned [technical report in APA PsycEXTRA database]. American Psychological Association (APA). 2014.doi: 10.1037/e502572014-001.

2013

O'Donnell JA, Modesto A, Oakley M, Valappil B, Spallek H, Polk DE. Authors’ response. J Am Dent Assoc. 2013 Jul;144(7):768, 770

Past Publications:

Journal Articles

2012

Schleyer T, Song M, Gilbert GH, Rindal DB, Fellows JL, Gordon VV, Funkhouser E, The DPBRN Collaborative Group. Electronic dental record use and clinical information management patterns among practitioner-investigators in The Dental Practice-Based Research Network. J Am Dent Assoc. Forthcoming 2012.

Lee DH, Schleyer TK. Social tagging is no substitute for controlled indexing: a comparison of medical subject headings and Citeulike tags assigned to 231,388 papers. J Am Soc Inf Sci Tec. Forthcoming 2012.

Schleyer T, Butler BS, Song M, Spallek H. Conceptualizing and advancing research networking systems. ACM T Comput-Hum Int. 2012 Mar;19(1):2. DIO:10.1145/2147783.2147785

Oakley M, Spallek H. Social media in dental education: a call for research in action. J Dent Educ. 2012 Mar;76(3):279-87. PM:22383595.

Schleyer TK, Thyvalikakath TP, Spallek H, Dziabiak MP, Johnson, LA. From information technology to informatics: the information revolution in dental education. J Dent Educ. 2012 Jan;76(1):134-45. PM:22262557

2011

Schleyer T, Thyvalikakath TP, Smailagic A. Informatics innovation in clinical care: a visionary scenario for dentistry. electronic Journal of Health Informatics. 2011;6(4):e36.

Irwin JY, Thyvalikakath T, Spallek H, Wali T, Kerr AR, Schleyer T. English and Spanish oral cancer information on the Internet: a pilot surface quality and content evaluation of oral cancer web sites. J Public Health Dent. 2011 Spring;71(2):106-16. PM:21774133

Brodie AJ, Crow HC, Eber RM, Handysides R, Holexa R, Kiat-Amnuay S, Spallek H. Evaluating postdoctoral dental candidates: assessing the need and recommendations for a national qualifying examination1. J Dent Educ. 2011 Jun;75(6):719-25. PM:21642516

Schleyer T, Mattsson U, Ni RR, Brailo V, Glick M, Zain RB, Jontell M. Advancing oral medicine through informatics and information technology: a proposed framework and strategy. Oral Dis. 2011 Apr;17 Suppl 1:85-94. PM:21382141

2010

Spallek H, Song M, Polk DE, Bekhuis T, Frantsve-Hawley J, Aravamudhan K. Barriers to implementing evidence-based clinical guidelines: a survey of early adopters. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2010 Dec;10(4):195-206. PM:21093800

Spallek H. Experienced educators needed. J Am Dent Assoc. 2010 Jun;141(6):622, 624. PM:20516086

Bekhuis T, Demner-Fushman D. Towards automating the initial screening phase of a systematic review. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2010;160(Pt 1):146-50. PM:20841667

Spallek H, O'Donnell J, Clayton M, Anderson P, Krueger A. Paradigm shift or annoying distraction: emerging implications of Web 2.0 for clinical practice. Appl Clin Inform. 2010;1(2):96-115

Spallek H, O'Donnell JA, Yoo YI. Preparing faculty members for significant curricular revisions in a school of dental medicine. J Dent Educ. 2010 Mar;74(3):275-88. PM:20203328

Song M, Spallek H, Polk D, Schleyer T, Wali T. How information systems should support the information needs of general dentists in clinical settings: suggestions from a qualitative study. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2010;10(7). PM:20122272

2009

Bekhuis T, Thyvalikakath TP, Oliver R. Interventions for treating ameloblastomas of the jaws (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 4. Art. No.:CD003975.   DOI:10.1002/14651858.CD003975.pub2

Bekhuis T. Music therapy may reduce pain and anxiety in children undergoing medical and dental procedures. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2009;9(4):213-4. PM: 19913737

Irwin JY, Torres-Urquidy MH, Schleyer T, Monaco V. A preliminary model of work during initial examination and treatment planning appointments. Br Dent J. 2009 Jan 10;206(1):E1. PM:19119286

Torres-Urquidy MH, Wallstrom G, Schleyer TK. Detection of disease outbreaks by the use of oral manifestations. J Dent Res. 2009 Jan;88(1):89-94. PM:19131324

Acharya A, Mital DP, Schleyer TK. Electronic dental record information model. Int J Med Eng Inform. 2009;1(4):418-34.

Thyvalikakath TP, Monaco V, Thambuganipalle H, Schleyer T. Comparative study of heuristic evaluation and usability testing methods. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2009;143:322-7. PM:19380955

Torres-Urquidy MH, Acharya A, Hernandez-Cott P, Misner J, Schleyer T. Evaluating the effectiveness of modeling principles for data models. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2009;143:525-33. PM:19380987

2008

Spallek H, Butler BS, Schleyer TK, Weiss PM, Wang X, Thyvalikakath TP, et al. Supporting emerging disciplines with e-communities: needs and benefits. J Med Internet Res 2008;10(2):e19. PM:18653443

Schleyer T, Spallek H, Butler BS, Subramanian S, Weiss D, Poythress ML, et al. Facebook for scientists: requirements and services for optimizing how scientific collaborations are established. J Med Internet Res 2008;10(3):e24. PM:18701421

Thyvalikakath TP, Monaco V, Thambuganipalle HB, Schleyer T. A usability evaluation of four commercial dental computer-based patient record systems. J Am Dent Assoc 2008 Dec;139(12):1632-42. PM:19047669

2007

Thyvalikakath TP, Schleyer TK, Monaco V. Heuristic evaluation of clinical functions in four practice management systems: a pilot study. J Am Dent Assoc 2007;138(2):209-18. PM:17272376

Spallek H, Irwin JY, Schleyer T, Butler BS, Weiss PM. Supporting the emergence of dental informatics with an online community. Int J Comput Dent 2007 Jul;10(3):247-64. PM:18271498

Schleyer T, Spallek H, Hernandez P. A qualitative investigation of the content of dental paper-based and computer-based patient record formats. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2007;14(4):515-26. PM:17460133

Schleyer TK, Thyvalikakath TP, Malatack P, Marotta M, Shah TA, Phanichphant P, et al. The feasibility of a three-dimensional charting interface for general dentistry. J Am Dent Assoc 2007 Aug;138(8):1072-80. PM:17670873

2006

Corby PM, Schleyer T, Spallek H, Hart TC, Weyant RJ, Corby AL, et al. Using biometrics for participant identification in a research study: a case report. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2006 Mar;13(2):233-5. PM:16357359

Schleyer TK, Thyvalikakath TP, Spallek H, Torres-Urquidy MH, Hernandez P, Yuhaniak J. Clinical computing in general dentistry. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2006;13(3):344-52. PM:16501177

2005

Schleyer TK, Teasley SD, Bhatnagar R. Comparative case study of two biomedical research collaboratories. J Med Internet Res 2005;7(5):e53. PM:16403717

Schleyer TK, Dodell D. Continuing dental education requirements for relicensure in the United States. J Am Dent Assoc 2005 Oct;136(10):1450-6. PM:16255471

Spallek H, Etzel KR, Maher BS. Dental school applicants' use of website information during the application process. J Dent Educ 2005 Dec;69(12):1359-67. PM:16352772

2004

Schleyer TK. Why integration is key for dental office technology. J Am Dent Assoc 2004 Oct;135 Suppl:4S-9S. PM:15543814

Spallek H. A resource guide for practice development through technology. J Am Dent Assoc 2004 Oct;135:38S-44S. ISI:000224697800009

Schleyer TK. Should dentistry be part of the National Health Information Infrastructure? J Am Dent Assoc 2004;135(12):1687-95. PM:15646601

2003

Schleyer TK, Spallek H, Bartling WC, Corby P. The technologically well-equipped dental office. J Am Dent Assoc 2003 Jan;134(1):30-41. PM:12555955

Schleyer TK. Integrating dental office technology-the next frontier. Dental Abstracts 2003;48(3):112-3.

Schleyer TK. Dental informatics: an emerging biomedical informatics discipline. J Dent Educ 2003 Nov;67(11):1193-200. PM:14650500

Johnson LA, Schleyer TK. Developing high-quality educational software. J Dent Educ 2003 Nov;67(11):1209-20. PM:14650502

Schleyer TK, Johnson LA. Evaluation of educational software. J Dent Educ 2003 Nov;67(11):1221-8. PM:14650503

2002

Barac'h V, Schleyer TK. Dental concepts in the Unified Medical Language System. Quintessence Int 2002;33(1):69-74. PM:11887536

Schleyer T, Spallek H. An evaluation of five dental Internet portals. J Am Dent Assoc 2002 Feb;133(2):204-12. PM:11868839

Spallek H, Pilcher E, Lee JY, Schleyer T. Evaluation of web-based dental CE courses. J Dent Educ 2002 Mar;66(3):393-404. PM:11936230

Spallek H. Information retrieval on the Internet: a guide for dental practitioners. Dent Clin North Am 2002 Jul;46(3):435-62. PM:12222090

Schleyer T. Application service providers in dentistry. Dent Clin North Am 2002;46(3):477-91. PM:12222092

Schleyer T, Eaton KA, Mock D, Barac'h V. Comparison of dental licensure, specialization and continuing education in five countries. Eur J Dent Educ 2002 Nov;6(4):153-61. PM:12410666

2001

Schleyer T, Spallek H. Dental informatics. A cornerstone of dental practice. J Am Dent Assoc 2001 May;132(5):605-13. PM:11367964

Schleyer TK. Collaboratories: leveraging information technology for cooperative research. J Dent Res 2001;80(6):1508-12. PM:11499503

Schleyer TK, Torres-Urquidy H, Straja S. Validation of an instrument to measure dental students' use of, knowledge about, and attitudes towards computers. J Dent Educ 2001 Sep;65(9):883-91. PM:11569604

2000

Spallek H, Berthold P, Shanley DB, Attstrom R. Distance education for dentists: improving the quality of online instruction. The American Journal of Distance Education 2000;14(2):49-59.

Schleyer TK, Forrest JL. Methods for the design and administration of web-based surveys. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2000;7(4):416-25. PM:10887169

Schleyer T. Dental informatics: a new career in dentistry. Pa Dent J (Harrisb ) 2000;67(6):31-48. PM:11411339

1999

Spallek H, Schleyer TK. Internet basics. J Am Coll Dent 1999;66(2):6-15. PM:10506802

Schleyer TK. Clinical decision-making and the Internet. J Am Coll Dent 1999;66(2):29-39. PM:10506804

Schleyer TK, Pham T. Online continuing dental education. J Am Dent Assoc 1999 Jun;130(6):848-54. PM:10377644

Schleyer TK, Dasari VR. Computer-based oral health records on the World Wide Web. Quintessence Int 1999 Jul;30(7):451-60. PM:10635257

Spallek H, Schleyer TK. Educational implications for copyright in a digital world. J Dent Educ 1999 Sep;63(9):673-81. PM:10518204

Schleyer TK, Forrest JL, Kenney R, Dodell DS, Dovgy NA. Is the Internet useful for clinical practice? J Am Dent Assoc 1999;130(10):1501-11. PM:10570599

Schleyer T, Johnson LA, Pham T. Instructional characteristics of online continuing education courses. Quintessence Int 1999 Nov;30(11):755-62. PM:10765875

Johnson LA, Schleyer T. Development of standards for the design of educational software. Quintessence Int 1999 Nov;30(11):763-8. PM:10765876

Schleyer TK. Digital dentistry in the computer age. J Am Dent Assoc 1999 Dec;130(12):1713-20. PM:10599173

1998

Schleyer T, Spallek H, Arsalan M. Dental resources on the World Wide Web. MD Comput 1998 Jul;15(4):252-5, 265. PM:9673092

Schleyer T. Assessing outcomes of an academic computing initiative. J Dent Educ 1998;62(6):432-40. PM: 9698700

Schleyer TK, Spallek H, Torres-Urquidy MH. A profile of current Internet users in dentistry. J Am Dent Assoc 1998 Dec;129(12):1748-53. PM:9854927

1996

Schleyer TK. How should dental informatics evolve? J Dent Educ 1996 Mar;60(3):291-5. PM:8594114

Spallek H, Gougousoudis A, Johnson WW. Scientific data-exchange in periodontology via Internet. J Clin Periodontol 1996 May;23(5):497-504. PM:8783058

1995

Schleyer TK. A portable, GUI-based, object-oriented client-server architecture for computer-based patient record (CPR) systems. J Soc Health Syst 1995;5(1):55-62. PM:7662879

Schleyer T. The digital revolution: are we in control? J Am Coll Dent 1995;62(4):22-6. PM:8926314

1994

Schleyer TKL. Temple Dental School uses an expert-system to schedule students clinical rotations. Interfaces 1994 Sep;24(5):13-21. ISI:A1994PP05700002

Schleyer T, Eisner J. The computer-based oral health record: an essential tool for cross-provider quality management. J Calif Dent Assoc 1994 Nov;22(11):57-64. PM:7760162

Letters to the Editor

Schleyer T, Castine M, Torres-Urquidy MH. Ontology and research. J Am Dent Assoc 2011 Mar;142(3):250-1. PM:21357858

Schleyer T. A salient problem in informatics? J Am Med Inform Assoc 2008 Sep;15(5):707. PM:18436894

Schleyer T. Digital radiographs. J Am Dent Assoc 1999 Dec;130(12):1693-4. ISI:000084002800004

Software Reviews

Mowery D, Clayton M, Hu J, Schleyer TKL. Tooth Atlas 3D, version 6.3.0. J Dent Educ 2010;74(11):1261-4.

Acharya A, Wali T, Rauch J. GURU: patient education software. J Dent Educ 2009;73(1):137-9.

Torres-Urquidy MH, Collins BM. VisualDx clinical decision support software. J Dent Educ 2006;70(8):892-4.

Books

Powell V, Din FM, Acharya A, Torres-Urquidy MH. Integration of medical and dental care and patient data. New York: Springer; 2012. (Hannah KJ, Ball MJ, editors. Health informatics; vol. 3).

Schleyer T, Spallek H, Spallek G. The global village of dentistry: Internet, intranet, online services for dental professionals. Chicago: Quintessence; 1998.

Eisner J, Chasteen J, Schleyer T, Feldman CA, Abbey LM, Crall J, et al. The computer based oral health record: a new foundation for oral health information systems. Chicago: American Fund for Dental Health; 1993.

Book Chapter

Teasley SD, Schleyer T, Hemphill L, Cook E. Three distributed biomedical research centers. In: Olson GM, Zimmerman A, Bos N, editors. Scientific collaboration on the internet. Cambridge, ME: MIT Press; 2008. p. 233-50. (Nardi, B., Kaptelinin, V., and Foot, K., editors. (Acting with Technology.).

Conference Papers

Lee DH, Brusilovsky, Schleyer T. Recommending collaborators using social features and MeSH terms. Proc Am Soc Info Sci Tech. 2011;1-10. DOI: 10.1002/meet.2011.14504801025

Lee DH, Schleyer T. MeSH term explosion and author rank improve expert recommendations. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2010 Nov 13;2010:412-6. PM:21347011

Schleyer T, Thyvalikakath TP, Smailagic A. Informatics innovation in clinical care: a visionary scenario for dentistry. Presented at: Advances in Health Informatics Conference (AHIC 2010); 2010 Apr 28-30; Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

Acharya A, Wali T, Thyvalikakath TP, Schleyer TK. Evaluation of dental patient record's content: preliminary results. Presented at: Advances in Health Informatics Conference (AHIC 2010); 2010 Apr 28-30; Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

Lee DH, Schleyer TK. A comparison of MeSH terms and CiteULike social tags as metadata for the same items. Veinot T, editor. Proceedings of the 1st ACM International Health Informatics Symposium (IHI 2010); 2010 Nov 11- 12; Arlington, VA. New York, NY: ACM; 2010 p. 445-8.

Schleyer TKL. Collecting research data from clinical practice: how can informatics help? Present at: International Conference on Biodental Engineering; 2009 Jun 26-27; Porto, Portugal.

Irwin JY, Harkema H, Christensen LM, Schleyer T, Haug PJ, Chapman WW. Methodology to develop and evaluate a semantic representation for NLP. AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2009;2009:271-5. PM:20351863

Spallek H, Schleyer T, Butler BS. Good partners are hard to find: the search for and selection of collaborators in the health sciences. Presented at: Project Management and User Engagement. Fourth IEEE International Conference on eSciene (eScience 2008); 2008 Dec 7-12; Indianapolis, IN. Los Alamitos: IEEE Computer Society; 2008 p. 462-7.

Schleyer T, Spallek H, Butler BS, Subramanian S, Weiss D, Poythress ML, Rattanathikum P, Mueller G. Requirements for expertise location systems in biomedical science and the Semantic Web. Proceedings of “Personal Identification and Collaborations: Knowledge Mediation and Extraction (PICKME)”, workshop at the International Semantic Web Conference, 2008.

Irwin JY, Fernando S, Schleyer T, Spallek H. Speech recognition in dental software systems: features and functionality. Medinfo 2007;12(Pt 2):1127-31. PM:17911891

Torres-Urquidy MH, Schleyer TK. Evaluation of the Systematized Nomenclature of Dentistry using case reports: preliminary results. AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2006;1124. PM:17238743

Schleyer TK. Dental informatics: a work in progress. In: Schleyer TKL, Spallek H, editors. Dental informatics and dental research: making the connection. Proceeding from a Conference sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Center for Dental Informatics; 2003 Jun 12-13; Bethesda, MD. Alexandria, Virginia: International and American Associations of Dental Research; p. 9-15. (Adv Dent Res 2003 Dec;17:9-15. PM:15126199).

Schleyer TK, Corby P, Gregg AL. A preliminary analysis of the dental informatics literature. In: Schleyer TKL, Spallek H, editors. Dental informatics and dental research: making the connection. Proceeding from a Conference sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Center for Dental Informatics; 2003 Jun 12-13; Bethesda, MD. Alexandria, Virginia: International and American Associations of Dental Research; p. 20-4. (Adv Dent Res 2003 Dec;17:20-4. PM:15126201).

Spallek H. Adaptive hypermedia: a new paradigm for educational software. In: Schleyer TKL, Spallek H, editors. Dental informatics and dental research: making the connection. Proceeding from a Conference sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Center for Dental Informatics; 2003 Jun 12-13; Bethesda, MD. Alexandria, Virginia: International and American Associations of Dental Research; p. 38-42. (Adv Dent Res 2003 Dec;17:38-42. PM:15126205).

Krishnaraju RK, Hart TC, Schleyer TK. Comparative genomics and structure prediction of dental matrix proteins. In: Schleyer TKL, Spallek H, editors. Dental informatics and dental research: making the connection. Proceeding from a Conference sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Center for Dental Informatics; 2003 Jun 12-13; Bethesda, MD. Alexandria, Virginia: International and American Associations of Dental Research; p. 100-3. (Adv Dent Res 2003 Dec;17:100-3. PM:15126218).

Bartling WC, Schleyer TK, Visweswaran S. Retrieval and classification of dental research articles. In: Schleyer TKL, Spallek H, editors. Dental informatics and dental research: making the connection. Proceeding from a Conference sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Center for Dental Informatics; 2003 Jun 12-13; Bethesda, MD. Alexandria, Virginia: International and American Associations of Dental Research; p. 115-20. (Adv Dent Res 2003 Dec;17:115-20. PM:15126221).

Published Abstracts

Clayton M, Ko D, Schleyer T, Thyvalikakath. Time-motion study of patient care activities in dental offices.J Dent Res 90(Spec Iss A):2074, 2011.

Thyvalikakath T, Song M, Thoele MJ, Schleyer T. Risk-assessment for periodontal disease: knowledge and opinions of dental providers.J Dent Res 90(Spec Iss A):1230, 2011.

Acharya A. Hernandez PL, Thyvalikakath T, Schleyer T. Evaluation of a clinical information model for general dentistry.J Dent Res 90(Spec Iss A):2070, 2011.

Mowery D, Schleyer T, Harkema H. Chapman W. Developing a discourse model for charting dictated dental exams.J Dent Res 90(Spec Iss A):710, 2011.

Reed R, Spallek H, Jiang J, He D, Acharya A, Close J, Song M, Suchow T, Thyvalikakath T, Schleyer T. Developing rocused literature collections: a pilot study from dental informatics.J Dent Res 90(Spec Iss A):2117, 2011.

Rush W. Schleyer T, Kirshner M, Boyle R, Thyvalikakath T, Spallek H, Thoele MJ, Asche S, Durand E, Enstad C, Huntley C, Rindal DB. Randomized clinical trial: computer-assisted tool for tobacco dependence interventions.J Dent Res 90(Spec Iss A):2609, 2011.

Schleyer T. Feasibility of an electronic dental practice-based research network. J Dent Res 89(Spec Iss A):428, 2011.

Irwin J, Christensen L, Harkema H, Schleyer T, Spallek H, Haug P, Chapman B, Chapman W. A speech-to-chart prototype for automatically charting hard tissue exams. J Dent Res 89(Spec Iss A):513, 2011.

Acharya A, Thyvalikakath T, Schleyer T. Feasibility of Delphi Methodology to validate dental information items list. J Dent Res 89(Spec Iss A):517, 2011.

Mowery D, Schleyer T, Chapman W. Distinguishing existing findings from planned treatments in dictated dental exams. J Dent Res 89(Spec Iss A):519, 2011.

Spallek H, Irwin J, Schleyer T. The Dental Informatics Online Community. J Dent Res 89(Spec Iss A):877, 2011.

Irwin JY, Schleyer T. A preliminary comparison of speech recognition functionality in dental practice management systems. AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2008;988. PM:18998943

Hill HK, Torres-Urquidy MH. The impact of clinical information systems in dental schools. AMIA Annu Symp Proc 2008;968. PM:18998905

Poster Presentations

Schleyer T, Spallek H, Song M, Butler B, Dziabiak M, Shirey W, Milnes J. CV management in Digital Vita: a formative evaluation. Poster presented at: 2010 CTSA Informatics Key Function Committee All-Hands Meeting; 2010 Oct 13-15; Bethesda, MD.

Schleyer T, Shirey W, Borromeo C. Comparison of Digital Vita and VIVO data models. Poster presented at: VIVO National Conference; 2010 Aug 12-13; New York, NY.

Schleyer T, Spallek H, Butler B, Schmandt L. Digital Vita: Facebook for scientists. Poster presented at: 2009 CTSA Informatics Key Functions Committee All-Hands Meeting; 2009 Oct 28-29; Bethesda, MD.

Other Publications

Bekhuis T, Dziabiak MP. Google Translate: a useful tool for librarians and systematic reviewers. MLA News; 2011 Nov/Dec.

Schleyer T. Electronic dental records. 2nd ed. MedLife Quality Resource Guide; 2011 Jul.

Schleyer T, Thyvalikakath TP. Transitioning from paper to electronic records: a process guide. MedLife Quality Resource Guide; 2011 May.

Schleyer T. Computer based patient records in general dentistry. MedLife Quality Resource Guide; 2008 Mar.




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