Matthew R. Maltese, PhD Matthew R. Maltese, PhD, is Director of Biomechanics Research for the Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Locations: Main Campus Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467) Education and Training Graduate DegreePhD in Bioengineering - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA MS in Mechanical Engineering - Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Titles and Academic Titles Biomechanical Research Engineer, Center for Injury Research and PreventionResearch Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Departments and Services Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine Research Interests Injury Biomechanics Crash Test Dummy Biofidelity Vehicle Safety System Design Publications Papers2017 Napolitano N, Nishisaki A, Buffman H, Leffelman J, Maltese MR, Nadkarni VM: "Redesign of an open-system oxygen face mask with mainstream capnometer for children" Respiratory Care 62(1): 70-77, 2017. 2016 Maltese MR, Margulies SS: "Biofidelic white matter heterogeneity decreases computational model predictions of white matter strains during rapid head rotations." Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering ePub ahead of print, April 2016. 2015 Wolfe HA, Maltese MR, Niles DE, Fischman E, Legkobitova V, Leffelman J, Berg RA, Nadkarni V, Sutton RM: "Blood pressure directed booster training improve intensive care unit provider retention of excellent CPR skills." Pediatric Emergency Care 31(11): 743-7, Nov 2015. Hauschild HW, Humm JR, Pintar FA, Yoganandan N, Kaufman B, Maltese MR, Arbogast KB: "The Influence of Enhanced Side Impact Protection on Kinematics and Injury Measures of Far- or Center-Seated Children in Forward-Facing Child Restraints." Traffic Injury Prevention 8(16): Suppl 2:S9-S15, Oct 2015. Elliott MR, Margulies SS, Maltese MR, Arbogast KB: "Accounting for Sampling Variability, Injury Under-reporting, and Sensor Error in Concussion Injury Risk Curves." Journal of Biomechanics 48(12): 3059-65, Sep 2015. Sullivan S, Eucker SA, Gabrieli D, Bradfield C, Coats B, Maltese MR, Lee J, Smith C, Margulies SS: "White matter tract-oriented deformation predicts traumatic axonal brain injury and reveals rotational direction-specific vulnerabilities." Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology 14(4): 877-96, Aug 2015. Allison MA, Kang YS, Maltese MR, Bolte JH, Arbogast, KB: "Measurement of Hybrid III head impact kinematics using an accelerometer and gyroscope system in ice hockey helmets." Annals of Biomedical Engineering 43(8): 1896-1906, Aug 2015. Books2014 Arbogast KB, Maltese MR: "Pediatric Biomechanics" Accidental Injury - Biomechanics and Prevention, 3rd Edition. Narayan YoganandanJohn Melvin (eds.). Springer, 2014. 2013 Kent RW, Ivarsson J, Maltese MR : "Experimental injury biomechanics of the pediatric thorax and abdomen". Pediatric Injury Biomechanics: Archive and Textbook Springer, 2013. Posters and PresentationsPosters 2016 Polster CJ, Pietila T, Deckx J, Maltese MR: "Development of a pediatric brain model of the six year old human." The Eleventh World Congress on Brain Injury 11, Feb 2016 Notes: The Hague, The Netherlands; Poster. Letures by Invitation 2017 Maltese MR. Portable Surgical Visualization Systems. Presented at: Research Scientific Symposium; 2017 May; Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. Maltese MR. Pediatric Medical Device Innovation - Collision and Synergy between Academics and Capitalists. University of Pittsburgh; 2017 Jan; Pittsburgh, PA. 2016 Maltese MR. Pediatric Medical Device Innovation. Emory University; 2016 Feb; Atlanta, PA. 2015 Maltese MR. Pediatric Biomechanics: Basis for Best Practice Recommendations. Shanghai Motor Vehicle Inspection Center; 2015 Oct; Shanghai, China. Maltese MR. Neurosurgery Grand Rounds. Medical College of Wisconsin; 2015 May; Milwaukee, WI. Maltese MR. Bioengineering Seminar - Innovation Opportunities in Pediatric Medical Device Development. Department of Bioengineering, University of Toledo; 2015 Apr; Toledo, OH, USA. Maltese MR. Brain Injury Biomechanics, Lecture in BMES 442. Drexel University; 2015 Feb; Philadelphia, PA. Awards and Honors 2013, Elaine Wodzin Young Achiever Award 2009, John Paul Stapp Award for the Best Paper at the Stapp Car Crash Conference 2009, Best Presentation - CChIPS National Science Foundation I/UCRC 2001, Superior Achievement Award, NHTSA, United States Department of Transportation 1999-2001, Leadership Challenge Award, NHTSA, United States Department of Transportation 1999, Celebrating Excellence Award, NHTSA,United States Department of Transportation Editorial and Academic Positions Editorial Positions Associate Editor Traffic Injury Prevention Reviewer 2012-present, Accident Analysis & Prevention 2012-present, Critical Care Medicine 2012-present, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Conference 2012-present, Injury Prevention 2011-present, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering 2010-present, Traffic Injury Prevention 2010-present, Clinical Biomechanics 2007-present, Annals of Biomedical Engineering 2006-present, Society of Automotive Engineers Congress Institutional Committees 2016-present, Chair, Medical Devices Committee, Novel Therapeutics Working Group, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 2014-present, Investigational New Drug / Investigational New Device Scientific Review Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Leadership and Memberships International 2005-present, Member, Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine - 2010-present, Member, Scientific Program Committee - 2015-2016, Chair, Scientific Program Committee - 2014-2015, Vice-chair, Scientific Program Committee - 2013-present, Member, Board of Directors 1996-present, Member, Society of Automotive Engineers 1993-present, Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers National 2016-present, National Association of State EMS Officials (Member) - Safe Transport of Children Ad Hoc Committee 2016-present, Independent Review Team, Warrior Injury Assessment Manikin Project, United States Army Research Laboratory (Member) Patient Experience Ratings About the Patient Experience Rating System The Patient Experience Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. 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