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

Francis Scott Gayzik, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,

Contact Information

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

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.

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

engineering/bioengineering, model development, surgery/trauma/burns/trauma

Contact Information

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

Email: sgayzik@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

Hayes AR, Gayzik FS, Moreno DP, Martin RS, Stitzel JD. 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. Ann Adv Automot Med. 2013;57():111-122.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Francis Scott Gayzik, Ph.D.

Francis Scott Gayzik, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

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