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Recording: Using Mobile Technology for Person-centered Pain Management, Research and Education

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  • Theodora Danciu, D.M.D., D.M.Sc.

    Dr. Danciu is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine and the Director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (OMP) Biopsy Service at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. She received her D.M.D., D.M.Sc. and certificate in OMP from Harvard School of Dental Medicine, followed by postdoctoral training at Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School. A diplomate of the American Board of OMP, Dr. Danciu maintains an active practice in diagnostic surgical and clinical oral pathology. Her main research areas are epithelial dysplasia progression, chronic pain and health learning system technologies for dental education.

  • Vidya Ramaswamy, Ph.D.

    Dr. Ramaswamy is the Associate Director for Curriculum and Program Evaluation at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry (U-M SOD). She has a Ph.D. from the University of Toledo in Educational Psychology with a minor in Research and Measurement. She has experience in social science research and health care education. She is responsible for evaluating the curriculum as well as assessing pedagogy and student learning at U-M SOD. Dr. Ramaswamy has been involved in diverse studies, including investigating the validity of various assessment methods like course evaluations, the value of community-based education and the impact of educational interventions on student learning. She has a strong foundation in educational/developmental psychology, program evaluation, research design, psychometrics and statistics.

  • Alexandre DaSilva, D.M.D., D.Med.Sc.

    Dr. DaSilva is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences & Prosthodontics at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Dr. DaSilva received his Doctorate in Medical Science degree in Oral Biology with clinical training in Orofacial Pain at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He is the Founder and Director of H.O.P.E. (Headache & Orofacial Pain Effort) laboratory, a multidisciplinary collaborative effort to investigate the brain as a research and therapeutic target for pain. The H.O.P.E. Lab focuses on the development of clinical and neuroscience-driven, tech innovations for human neuroimaging (i.e., PET, MRI, fNIRS and EEG), neuromodulation, mobile technology, artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality and their integration for pain research, education and treatment. Dr. DaSilva has been a frequent speaker for multiple national and international scientific meetings. His funded research projects focus on the evaluation and modulation of opioid mechanisms in the brains of chronic pain patients in vivo. His publications have received broad media coverage by national and international venues like the Discovery Channel, San Francisco Chronicle, Scientific American Mind and others.

  • Eric Maslowski

    Eric Maslowski is the Co-Founder and CEO/CTO of MoxyTech, an Ann Arbor, MI company focused on bringing precision to pain care through novel approaches in tracking, analyzing and communicating health data. He often serves as a consultant on emergent technical and organizational strategy, learning space design, and accessibility and user-focused design, with past clients including the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Fortune 500 companies and higher education institutions. Prior to forming MoxyTech, he was the Director of Creative Applications with the University of Michigan Library and spent 16 years driving campus-wide curricula, research and creative initiatives between the arts, engineering, humanities and sciences.

May 13, 2020
Wed 12:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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