Roberta Pileggi, DDS, MS
Associate Dean, Chair and Program Director
University of Florida
College of Dentistry
Dr. Pileggi received her D.D.S. degree at University Paulista in Brazil. She completed her Master’s degree and Certificate in Endodontics at the University of Maryland College of Dental Surgery. In 2005, she completed a fellowship in education at Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas at Houston. Dr. Pileggi has received numerous faculty awards including the Edward Osetek Award given by the American Association of Endodontists. Her research interests are in trauma, bone and inflammation. She is the Associate Dean of Advanced and Graduate Education, Director of the School of Advanced Dental Sciences, Chair and Program Director of Endodontics.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
A Virtual Patient for Dental and Doctor of Nursing Practice Students to Apply Interprofessional Collaboration Skills
Poster Description: BACKGROUND: Comprehensive and coordinated approaches are needed to teach students how to address health care needs, cultural sensitivity, and empathy when interprofessional knowledge is of paramount importance for the overall outcome. Simulation experiences are known as effective interprofessional education (IPE) activities, and use of virtual patients (VP) is an emerging Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled approach in IPE. An advantage of VPs is that learners can access them at anytime and anywhere, providing a flexible, yet coordinated learning environment. This poster…