Professor and Head of Department, Demonstrable track record of clinical and scientific excellence in the field of diagnostics, operative, preventive and data-driven dentistry. Falk’s research is aimed at answering questions of high clinical relevance. His research focus is on cariology and restorative dentistry, preventive and public health dentistry, dental diagnostics and AI as well as health economics and health services research. He has authored over 300 articles, edited various books and provided over 20 book chapters on a range of issues, from caries management to health economics. Falk was awarded a range of prestigious awards, among them the Basil Bibby and Lion Award of the IADR as well as the David Sackett Award of the German Network for Evidence-based Medicine. He reviews for over 40 peer-reviewed journals, among them the Lancet, as well as various national funding agencies. He serves as Associate Editor of the Journal of Dental Research and has been on the editorial board of various dental journal before. His work on AI for dental imagery analysis led to the first dental Charité spin-off, dentalXrai GmbH.