Director of Biomechanics Research in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Matt is a Research Assistant Professor in Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on pediatric bioengineering, on such topics as translating traumatic brain injury mechanism paradigms from adults to children, development of medical devices to enhance pediatric resuscitation and critical care, and design of biofidelic (human-like) pediatric crash test dummies. As a faculty member in both a medical school and biomedical engineering school, he trains physicians and engineers. He directs biomechanics research in the clinical and laboratory research setting, and is the Executive Director of an FDA-funded consortium to develop pediatric medical devices.