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Joel Douglas Stitzel Jr., Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Joel Douglas Stitzel Jr., Ph.D.

Chair,
Professor,

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Trauma, Trauma/Critical Care, Radiology, Orthopaedics

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Academic: 336-716-5597 | Department: 336-716-4739

Email: jstitzel@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.S., VA Polytech Inst & State Univ, 1997
  • M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2000
  • Ph.D., VA Polytech Inst & State Univ, 2009
Joel Douglas Stitzel Jr., Ph.D.

Joel Douglas Stitzel Jr., Ph.D.

Chair, Biomedical Engineering
Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests

biotechnology, engineering/bioengineering, epidemiology, health services, research/outc, information sciences, model development, neurosciences/behavior, physical/muscular function, prevention, radiology imaging/nuclear medi, statistics/mathematics, surgery/trauma/burns/trauma

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-5597 | Department: 336-716-4739

Email: jstitzel@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Doud AN, Weaver AA, Talton JW, Barnard RT, Petty J, Stitzel JD. Evaluation of developmental metrics for utilization in a pediatric advanced automatic crash notification algorithm. Traffic Inj Prev. 2016;17(1):65-72.

Lillie EM, Urban JE, Lynch SK, Weaver AA, Stitzel JD. Evaluation of skull cortical thickness changes with age and sex from computed tomography scans. J Bone Miner Res. 2016;31(2):299-307.

Miller LE, Urban JE, Stitzel JD. Development and validation of an atlas-based finite element brain model. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2016;():.

Davenport EM, Apkarian K, Whitlow CT, Urban JE, Jensen JH, Szuch E, Espeland MA, Jung Y, Rosenbaum DA, Gioia G, Powers AK, Stitzel JD, Maldjian JA. Abnormalities in diffusional kurtosis metrics related to head impact exposure in a season of high school varsity football. J Neurotrauma. 2016;():.

Stitzel JD, Weaver AA, Talton JW, Barnard RT, Schoell SL, Doud AN, Martin RS, Meredith JW. An injury severity-, time sensitivity-, and predictability-based advanced automatic crash notification algorithm improves motor vehicle crash occupant triage. J Am Coll Surg. 2016;222(6):.

Whitlow C, Bahrami N, Rosenthal S, Davenport E, Urban J, Vaughan C, Gioia G Stitzel J, Maldjian J. Effects of cumulative subconcussive head impact exposure associated with youth football on white matter microstructural integrity [abstract]. Brain Inj. 2016;30(5-6):813.

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.

Golman AJ, Danelson KA, Gaewsky JP, Stitzel JD. Implementation and validation of thoracic side impact injury prediction metrics in a human body model. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2015;18(10):1044-1055.

Doud AN, Weaver AA, Talton JW, Barnard RT, Meredith JW, Stitzel JD, Miller P, Miller AN. Has the incidence of thoracolumbar spine injuries increased in the United States from 1998 to 2011?. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015;473(1):297-304.

Lillie EM, Urban JE, Weaver AA, Powers AK, Stitzel JD. Estimation of skull table thickness with clinical CT and validation with microCT. J Anat. 2015;226(1):73-80.

Schoell SL, Doud AN, Weaver AA, Barnard RT, Meredith JW, Stitzel JD, Martin RS. Predicting patients that require care at a trauma center: analysis of injuries and other factors. Injury. 2015;46(4):558-563.

Schoell SL, Doud AN, Weaver AA, Talton JW, Barnard RT, Martin RS, Meredith JW, Stitzel JD. Development of a time sensitivity score for frequently occurring motor vehicle crash injuries. J Am Coll Surg. 2015;220(3):305-312.e3.

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

Danelson KA, Golman AJ, Bolte JH IV, Stitzel JD. Simulation of occupant response in space capsule landing configurations with suit hardware. J Biomech Eng. 2015;137(3):031003.

Danelson KA, Stitzel JD. Finite element model prediction of pulmonary contusion in vehicle-to-vehicle simulations of real-world crashes. Traffic Inj Prev. 2015;16(6):627-636.

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

Kelley M, Urban J, Jones D, Stitzel J. Head impact exposure in youth football athletes over three seasons [abstract]. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2015;30(3):E102.

Jones DA, Urban JE, Lillie EM, Stitzel JD. Skull thickness morphing for an age and sex specific FE model of the skull. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2015;51():173-180.

Kelley ME, Miller LE, Urban JE, Stitzel JD. Mesh smoothing algorithm applied to a finite element model of the brain for improved brain-skull interface. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2015;51():181-188.

Miller L, Urban J, Lillie E, Stitzel J. Preliminary development and validation of a finite element brain model [abstract]. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2015;30(3):E112-E113.

Miller LE, Urban JE, Lillie EM, Stitzel JD. Preliminary development and validation of an atlas-based finite element brain model. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2015;51():253-259.

Schoell SL, Weaver AA, Vavalle NA, Stitzel JD. Age- and sex-specific thorax finite element model development and simulation. Traffic Inj Prev. 2015;16(Suppl 1):S57-S65.

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

Weaver AA, Talton JW, Barnard RT, Schoell SL, Swett KR, Stitzel JD. Estimated injury risk for specific injuries and body regions in frontal motor vehicle crashes. Traffic Inj Prev. 2015;16(Suppl 1):S108-S116.

Urban J, Lynch S, Lowther E, Whitlow C, Dunn A, Stitzel JD. Combining clinical neuroimaging and real-world mechanical impact data to investigate motor vehicle crash-related subarachnoid hemorrhage [abstract]. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2015;30(3):E108-E109.

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

Doud AN, Weaver AA, Talton JW, Barnard RT, Schoell SL, Petty JK, Stitzel JD. Mortality risk in pediatric motor vehicle crash occupants: accounting for developmental stage and challenging abbreviated injury scale metrics. Traffic Inj Prev. 2015;16(Suppl 2):S201-S208.

Gaewsky JP, Weaver AA, Koya B, Stitzel JD. Driver injury risk variability in finite element reconstructions of Crash Injury Research and Engineering Network (CIREN) frontal motor vehicle crashes. Traffic Inj Prev. 2015;16(Suppl 2):S124-S131.

Weaver AA, Beavers KM, Hightower RC, Lynch SK, Miller AN, Stitzel JD. Lumbar bone mineral density phantomless computed tomography measurements and correlation with age and fracture incidence. Traffic Inj Prev. 2015;16(Suppl 2):S153-S160.

Zonfrillo MR, Weaver AA, Gillich PJ, Price JP, Stitzel JD. New methodology for an expert-designed map from International Classification of Diseases (ICD) to Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) 3+ severity injury. Traffic Inj Prev. 2015;16(Suppl 2):S197-200.

Stitzel JD, Schoell SL, Weaver AA, Barnard RT, Talton JW, Martin RS, Meredith JW. Development and evaluation of an injury-based advanced automatic crash notification algorithm for occupant triage recommendation [abstract]. Traffic Inj Prev. 2015;16(Suppl 2):S249-S250.

Atala A, Yoo J, Lim G, Czerw R, Soker S, Stitzel J, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee. Electrospun cell matrices. United States patent US 9,163,331. 2015 Oct 20. 2015;():.

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

Golman AJ, Danelson KA, Miller LE, Stitzel JD. Injury prediction in a side impact crash using human body model simulation. Accid Anal Prev. 2014;64():1-8.

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.

Kilgo PD, Weaver AA, Barnard RT, Love TP, Stitzel JD. Comparison of injury mortality risk in motor vehicle crash versus other etiologies. Accid Anal Prev. 2014;67():137-147.

Plate JF, Brown PJ, Walters J, Clark JA, Smith TL, Freehill MT, Tuohy CJ, Stitzel JD, Mannava S. Advanced age diminishes tendon-to-bone healing in a rat model of rotator cuff repair. Am J Sports Med. 2014;42(4):859-868.

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.

Davenport EM, Whitlow CT, Urban JE, Espeland MA, Jung Y, Rosenbaum DA, Gioia G, Powers AK, Stitzel JD, Maldjian JA. Abnormal white matter integrity related to head impact exposure in a season of high school varsity football. J Neurotrauma. 2014;31(19):1617-1624.

Stitzel J, Urban J, Davenport E, Maldjian J, Whitlow C, Powers A. Development of a risk weighted cumulative exposure metric for the analysis of head impact data [abstract]. Brain Inj. 2014;28(5-6):802.

Weaver AA, Schoell SL, Nguyen CM, Lynch SK, Stitzel JD. Morphometric analysis of variation in the sternum with sex and age. J Morphol. 2014;275(11):1284-1299.

Loftis KL, Swett KR, Martin RS, Meredith JW, Stitzel JD. Similarity scoring methodology for comparing real-world cases to crash test standards. Int J Crashworthiness. 2014;19(1):57-70.

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.

Weaver AA, Schoell SL, Stitzel JD. Morphometric analysis of variation in the ribs with age and sex. J Anat. 2014;225(2):246-261.

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

Schoell SL, Doud AN, Weaver AA, Barnard RT, Stitzel JD, Martin RS. Analysis of injuries and other factors associated with transfer of the trauma patient. Traffic Inj Prev. 2014;15(Suppl 1):S259-S262.

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

Weaver AA, Danelson KA, Armstrong EG, Hoth JJ, Stitzel JD. Investigation of pulmonary contusion extent and its correlation to crash, occupant, and injury characteristics in motor vehicle crashes. Accid Anal Prev. 2013;50():223-233.

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.

Weaver AA, Loftis KL, Stitzel JD. Investigation of the safety effects of knee bolster air bag deployment in similar real-world crash comparisons. Traffic Inj Prev. 2013;14(2):168-180.

All Publications

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Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Trauma, Trauma/Critical Care, Radiology, Orthopaedics
Joel Douglas Stitzel Jr., Ph.D.

Joel Douglas Stitzel Jr., Ph.D.

Chair, Biomedical Engineering
Professor, Biomedical Engineering

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