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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., 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
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Research Interests

Accidents, Traffic; Wounds and Injuries; Models, Biological; Finite Element Analysis; Thoracic Injuries
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Contact Information

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

Email: jstitzel@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Injury risk prediction from computational simulations of ocular blast loading. Weaver AA, Stitzel SM, Stitzel JD.. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2017;16(2):463-477.

Characterization of the occult nature of injury for frequently occurring motor vehicle crash injuries. Schoell SL, Doud AN, Weaver AA, Talton JW, Barnard RT, Winslow JE, Stitzel JD.. Accid Anal Prev. 2017;98():149-156.

Expert perspectives on time sensitivity and a related metric for children involved in motor vehicle crashes. Doud AN, Schoell SL, Weaver AA, Talton JW, Barnard RT, Petty JK, Meredith JW, Stitzel JD.. Acad Pediatr. 2017;17(3):243-250.

Disability risk in pediatric motor vehicle crash occupants. Doud AN, Schoell SL, Weaver AA, Talton JW, Barnard RT, Petty JK, Stitzel JD.. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2017;82(5):933-938.

Head impact exposure in youth football: comparing age- and weight-based levels of play. Kelley ME, Urban JE, Miller LE, Jones DA, Espeland MA, Davenport EM, Whitlow CT, Maldjian JA, Stitzel JD.. J Neurotrauma. 2017;34(11):1939-1947.

Biomechanical evaluations of ocular injury risk for blast loading. Notghi B, Bhardwaj R, Bailoor S, Thompson KA, Weaver AA, Stitzel JD, Nguyen TD.. J Biomech Eng. 2017;139(8):081010.

Validation performance comparison for finite element models of the human brain. Miller LE, Urban JE, Stitzel JD.. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2017;20(12):1273-1288.

Evaluation of the effectiveness of toe board energy absorbing material for foot, ankle and lower leg injury reduction. Patalak JP, Stitzel JD.. Traffic Inj Prev. 2017;():.

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

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

Development and validation of an atlas-based finite element brain model. Miller LE, Urban JE, Stitzel JD.. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 2016;15(5):1201-1214.

Abnormalities in diffusional kurtosis metrics related to head impact exposure in a season of high school varsity football. 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.. J Neurotrauma. 2016;33(23):2133-2146.

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

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

Subconcussive impact exposure and computational modelling of the brain using an atlas-based biomechanical finite element model [abstract]. Stitzel JD, Urban JE, Miller LE, Kelley ME, Jones DA, Davenport EM, Whitlow CT, Maldjian JA, Powers AK.. Brain Inj. 2016;30(5-6):809-810.

Robust human body model injury prediction in simulated side impact crashes. Golman AJ, Danelson KA, Stitzel JD.. Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin. 2016;19(7):717-732.

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.

Multicenter analysis of CIREN occupant lumbar bone mineral density and correlation with age and fracture incidence. Saffarzadeh M, Hightower RC, Talton JW, Miller AN, Stitzel JD, Weaver AA.. Traffic Inj Prev. 2016;17(Suppl 1):34-41.

Multiple small diameter drillings increase femoral neck stability compared with single large diameter femoral head core decompression technique for avascular necrosis of the femoral head. Brown PJ, Mannava S, Seyler TM, Plate JF, Van Sikes C, Stitzel JD, Lang JE.. Surg Technol Int. 2016;29():247-254.

Lumbar vertebrae fracture injury risk in finite element reconstruction of CIREN and NASS frontal motor vehicle crashes. Jones DA, Gaewsky JP, Kelley ME, Weaver AA, Miller AN, Stitzel JD.. Traffic Inj Prev. 2016;17(Suppl 1):109-115.

Functional outcomes of motor vehicle crash head injuries in pediatric and adult occupants. Schoell SL, Weaver AA, Talton JW, Baker G, Doud AN, Barnard RT, Stitzel JD, Zonfrillo MR.. Traffic Inj Prev. 2016;17(Suppl 1):27-33.

Subconcussive head impact exposure and white matter tract changes over a single season of youth football. Bahrami N, Sharma D, Rosenthal S, Davenport EM, Urban JE, Wagner B, Jung Y, Vaughan CG, Gioia GA, Stitzel JD, Whitlow CT, Maldjian JA.. Radiology. 2016;281(3):919-926.

Evaluation of morphological changes in the adult skull with age and sex. Urban JE, Weaver AA, Lillie EM, Maldjian JA, Whitlow CT, Stitzel JD.. J Anat. 2016;229(6):838-846.

Bioreactor system and method for enhancing functionality of muscle cultured in vitro. Atala A, Christ GJ, Stitzel JD, Yoo JJ, inventors; Wake Forest University Health Sciences, assignee.. United States patent US 9493735. 2016 Nov 15; 9506025. 2016 Nov 29. 2016;():.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Trauma, Trauma/Critical Care, Radiology, Orthopaedics

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