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Francis Scott Gayzik, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Francis Scott Gayzik, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-6643 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: sgayzik@wakehealth.edu

Education & Training

  • B.S., Virginia PolyTechnical Institute, 2002
  • M.S., Virginia PolyTechnical Institute, 2004
  • Ph.D., Wake Forest University, 2008

Memberships

  • Assoc for Advance of Auto Med
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
Francis Scott Gayzik, Ph.D.

Francis Scott Gayzik, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

Thorax; Imaging, Three-Dimensional; Models, Biological; Tomography, X-Ray Computed; Aging
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-6643 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: sgayzik@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Effects of cervical arthroplasty on neck response during a simulated rotary-wing aircraft impact. White NA, Danelson KA, Gayzik FS, Hsu W, Powers A, Stitzel JD.. Int J Crashworthiness. 2016;21(4):323-337.

A method for developing biomechanical response corridors based on principal component analysis. Sun W, Jin JH, Reed MP, Gayzik FS, Danelson KA, Bass CR, Zhang JY, Rupp JD.. J Biomech. 2016;49(14):3208-3215.

A finite element model of a six-year-old child for simulating pedestrian accidents. Meng Y, Pak W, Guleyupoglu B, Koya B, Gayzik FS, Untaroiu CD.. Accid Anal Prev. 2016;98():206-213.

Deriving injury risk curves using survival analysis from biomechanical experiments. Yoganandan N, Banerjee A, Hsu FC, Bass CR, Voo L, Pintar FA, Gayzik FS.. J Biomech. 2016;49(14):3260-3267.

Cross-sectional neck response of a total human body FE model during simulated frontal and side automobile impacts. White NA, Moreno DP, Gayzik FS, Stitzel JD.. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2015;18(3):293-315.

Quantitative validation of a human body finite element model using rigid body impacts. Vavalle NA, Davis ML, Stitzel JD, Gayzik FS.. Ann Biomed Eng. 2015;43(9):2163-2174.

Thoracoabdominal organ volumes for small women. Davis ML, Stitzel JD, Gayzik FS.. Traffic Inj Prev. 2015;16(6):611-617.

A method to quantify supine to prone thoracoabdominal deformation and organ migration in a set of healthy young adults. Guleyupoglu B, Tan JC, Hamilton CA, Gayzik FS.. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2015;51():159-164.

Development of a computationally efficient full human body finite element model. Schwartz D, Guleyupoglu B, Koya B, Stitzel JD, Gayzik FS.. Traffic Inj Prev. 2015;16(Suppl 1):S49-S56.

A technique for developing CAD geometry of long bones using clinical CT data. Davis ML, Vavalle NA, Stitzel JD, Gayzik FS.. Med Eng Phys. 2015;37(11):1116-1123.

A finite element model of a 6-year-old child for simulating pedestrian impacts [abstract]. Untaroiu CD, Schap J, Gayzik S.. Traffic Inj Prev. 2015;16(Suppl 2):S257-S258.

A point-wise normalization method for development of biofidelity response corridors. Gayzik FS, Marcus IP, Danelson KA, Rupp JD, Bass CR, Yoganandan N, Zhang J.. J Biomech. 2015;48(15):4173-4177.

Finite element comparison of human and Hybrid III responses in a frontal impact. Danelson KA, Golman AJ, Kemper AR, Gayzik FS, Clay Gabler H, Duma SM, Stitzel JD.. Accid Anal Prev. 2015;85():125-156.

Validation of simulated chestband data in frontal and lateral loading using a human body finite element model. Hayes AR, Vavalle NA, Moreno DP, Stitzel JD, Gayzik FS.. Traffic Inj Prev. 2014;15(2):181-186.

Effects of cervical arthrodesis and arthroplasty on neck response during a simulated frontal automobile collision. White NA, Moreno DP, Brown PJ, Gayzik FS, Hsu W, Powers AK, Stitzel JD.. Spine J. 2014;14(9):2195-2207.

Investigation of the mass distribution of a detailed seated male finite element model. Vavalle NA, Thompson AB, Hayes AR, Moreno DP, Stitzel JD, Gayzik FS.. J Appl Biomech. 2014;30(3):471-476.

Head and neck response of a finite element anthropomorphic test device and human body model during a simulated rotary-wing aircraft impact. White NA, Danelson KA, Gayzik FS, Stitzel JD.. J Biomech Eng. 2014;136(11):.

Application of radial basis function methods in the development of a 95th percentile male seated FEA model. Vavalle NA, Schoell SL, Weaver AA, Stitzel JD, Gayzik FS.. Stapp Car Crash J. 2014;58():361-384.

Lateral impact validation of a geometrically accurate full body finite element model for blunt injury prediction. Vavalle NA, Moreno DP, Rhyne AC, Stitzel JD, Gayzik FS.. Ann Biomed Eng. 2013;41(3):497-512.

Comparison of organ location, morphology, and rib coverage of a midsized male in the supine and seated positions. Hayes AR, Gayzik FS, Moreno DP, Martin RS, Stitzel JD.. Comput Math Methods Med. 2013;2013():419821.

Human liver finite element model validation using compressive and tensile experimental data--biomed 2013. Davis ML, Moreno DP, Vavalle NA, Gayzik FS.. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2013;49():289-296.

An evaluation of objective rating methods for full-body finite element model comparison to PMHS tests. Vavalle NA, Jelen BC, Moreno DP, Stitzel JD, Gayzik FS.. Traffic Inj Prev. 2013;14(Suppl):S87-S94.

Abdominal organ location, morphology, and rib coverage for the 5th, 50th, and 95th percentile males and females in the supine and seated posture using multi-modality imaging. Hayes AR, Gayzik FS, Moreno DP, Martin RS, Stitzel JD.. Ann Adv Automot Med. 2013;57():111-122.

Statistical modeling of human liver incorporating the variations in shape, size, and material properties. Lu YC, Kemper AR, Gayzik S, Untaroiu CD, Beillas P.. Stapp Car Crash J. 2013;57():285-311.

Methods for comparison of abdominal organ location and shape in the supine and upright positions. Rhyne AC, Gayzik FS, Moreno DP, Stitzel JD.. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2012;48():351-358.

A paradigm for human body finite element model integration from a set of regional models. Thompson AB, Gayzik FS, Moreno DP, Rhyne AC, Vavalle NA, Stitzel JD.. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2012;48():423-430.

The effect of impactor location and velocity variation on validation of an advanced human body finite element model. Vavalle NA, Moreno DP, Stitzel JD, Gayzik FS.. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2012;48():454-461.

External landmark, body surface, and volume data of a mid-sized male in seated and standing postures. Gayzik FS, Moreno DP, Danelson KA, McNally C, Klinich KD, Stitzel JD.. Ann Biomed Eng. 2012;40(9):2019-2032.

Methods for validation of the mass distribution of a full body finite element model--biomed 2011. Thompson AB, Rhyne AC, Moreno DP, Gayzik FS, Stitzel JD.. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2011;47():100-105.

Finite element-based injury metrics for pulmonary contusion via concurrent model optimization. Gayzik FS, Hoth JJ, Stitzel JD.. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2011;10(4):505-520.

Design, development, and analysis of a surrogate for pulmonary injury prediction. Danelson KA, Gayzik FS, Stern AR, Hoth JJ, Stitzel JD.. Ann Biomed Eng. 2011;39(10):2560-2567.

Development of a full body CAD dataset for computational modeling: a multi-modality approach. Gayzik FS, Moreno DP, Geer CP, Wuertzer SD, Martin RS, Stitzel JD.. Ann Biomed Eng. 2011;39(10):2568-2583.

A comparative study of optimization techniques for tuning a finite element model of the lung to biomechanical data. Gayzik FS, Hoth JJ, Stitzel JD.. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2007;43():212-217.

Characterization of the carotid and adjacent anatomy using non-contrast CT for biomechanical model development. Lambert CC, Gayzik FS, Stitzel JD.. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2007;43():330-335.

A finite element-based injury metric for pulmonary contusion: investigation of candidate metrics through correlation with computed tomography. Gayzik FS, Hoth JJ, Daly M, Meredith JW, Stitzel JD.. Stapp Car Crash J. 2007;51():189-209.

Mesh development for a finite element model of the carotid artery. Gayzik FS, Tan JC, Duma SM, Stitzel JD.. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2006;42():187-192.

The pathogenesis of pulmonary contusion: an open chest model in the rat. Hoth JJ, Stitzel JD, Gayzik FS, Brownlee NA, Miller PR, Yoza BK, McCall CE, Meredith JW, Payne RM.. J Trauma. 2006;61(1):32-45.

An experimental and computational study of blunt carotid artery injury. Gayzik FS, Bostrom O, Ortenwall P, Duma SM, Stitzel JD.. Annu Proc Assoc Adv Automot Med. 2006;50():13-32.

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Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Francis Scott Gayzik, Ph.D.

Francis Scott Gayzik, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

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