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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

Contact Information

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

Email: jstitzel@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Virginia PolyTechnical Institute, 1997
  • M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2000
  • Ph.D., Virginia PolyTechnical Institute, 2003
Joel Douglas Stitzel Jr., Ph.D.

Joel Douglas Stitzel Jr., Ph.D.

Chair, Biomedical Engineering
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Childress Institute
Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Orthopaedics
Translational Science Institute

Research Interests

biotechnology, engineering/bioengineering, epidemiology, information sciences, model development, 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

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;():.

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.

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. 2015;():.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Barnard RT, Loftis KL, Martin RS, Stitzel JD. Development of a robust mapping between AIS 2+ and ICD-9 injury codes. Accid Anal Prev. 2013;52():133-143.

Anderson SA, Danelson KA, Mammarappallil JG, Chiles C, Stitzel JD. Semiautomatic method of quantifying pleural effusions using computed tomography scans--biomed 2013. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2013;49():13-19.

Lillie EM, Urban JE, Lynch SK, Whitlow CT, Stitzel JD. Evaluation of the extent and distribution of diffuse axonal injury from real world motor vehicle crashes--biomed 2013. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2013;49():297-304.

Schoell SL, Weaver AA, Stitzel JD. Development of an occult metric for common motor vehicle crash injuries--biomed 2013. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2013;49():274-280.

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.

Kemper AR, Santago AC, Stitzel JD, Sparks JL, Duma SM. Effect of strain rate on the material properties of human liver parenchyma in unconfined compression. J Biomech Eng. 2013;135(10):104503.

Cobb BR, Urban JE, Davenport EM, Rowson S, Duma SM, Maldjian JA, Whitlow CT, Powers AK, Stitzel JD. Head impact exposure in youth football: elementary school ages 9-12 years and the effect of practice structure. Ann Biomed Eng. 2013;41(12):2463-2473.

Urban JE, Davenport EM, Golman AJ, Maldjian JA, Whitlow CT, Powers AK, Stitzel JD. Head impact exposure in youth football: high school ages 14 to 18 years and cumulative impact analysis. Ann Biomed Eng. 2013;41(12):2474-2487.

Weaver AA, Barnard RT, Kilgo PD, Martin RS, Stitzel JD. Mortality-based quantification of injury severity for frequently occurring motor vehicle crash injuries. Ann Adv Automot Med. 2013;57():235-246.

Xu NM, Brown PJ, Plate JF, Nazir OF, Gluck GS, Stitzel JD, Li Z. Fibrin glue augmentation for flexor tendon repair increases friction compared with epitendinous suture. J Hand Surg [Am]. 2013;38(12):2329-2334.

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.

Kemper AR, Santago AC, Stitzel JD, Sparks JL, Duma SM. Biomechanical response of human spleen in tensile loading. J Biomech. 2012;45(2):348-355.

Duma SM, Cormier JM, Hurst WJ, Stitzel JD, Herring IP. Experimental analysis of airbag seam design: high-rate shear testing for skin abrasions. Proc Inst Mech Eng D J Automob Eng. 2012;226(D4):468-478.

All Publications

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Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Trauma, Trauma/Critical Care, Radiology, Orthopaedics

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