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The new Website for the German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngolgoy, Head and Neck Surgery features an extensive calendar of events.

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The Use of Social Media in Dental Education

Heiko Spallek is first author of a set of articles analysing the use of social media in the dental school environment.

Social Media in the Dental School Environment.
Part A: Benefits, Challenges, and Recommendations for Use; Part B: Curricular Considerations
Heiko Spallek, Sharon P. Turner, Evelyn Donate-Bartfield, David Chambers, Maureen McAndrew, Pamela Zarkowski, and Nadeem Karimbux: J Dent Educ. 2015; 79:1140-1166

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Center of Excellence in Pain Education (CoEPE)

Heiko Spallek serves as PI (principal investigator) of a unique project funded by an award from the National Institutes of Health Pain Consortium. It brings together 21 interdisciplinary faculty members from six health sciences schools at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Chicago to create six interprofessional web-based educational modules. The e-learning case-based interactive module are developed to teach medical students important principles for evaluating and managing CLBP in older adults. Teaching focuses on common errors, interactivity, and expert modeling and feedback.

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