Matthew R. Maltese, PhD is the founding Executive Director of the Philadelphia (now Pennsylvania) Pediatric Medical Device Consortium, an FDA-funded endeavor established in 2013 to spawn development of pediatric medical devices. An Adjunct Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania and an Associate Fellow of CHOP's Center for Injury Research and Prevention, Dr. Maltese serves as the Chief Innovation Officer at X-Biomedical – a CHOP spinout commercializing holographic stereoscopic surgical microscopy technology he co-invented. Dr. Maltese lectures regularly worldwide on medical devices and injury biomechanics and teaches brain injury biomechanics and medical device development at Drexel University and the University of Pennsylvania, respectively. He is an Associate Editor of the journal Traffic Injury Prevention, sits on the Board of Directors of the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, and is frequently retained as a consultant to the automotive and medical device industries. Dr. Maltese holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering, and a doctorate in bioengineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Matthew R. Maltese, PhD
CIRP Associate Fellow
Recent Blog Posts
Factors Contributing to Serious and Fatal Injuries in Belted Rear-seat Occupants in Frontal Crashes. Insurance Institute of Highway Safety; 2019.
The Influence of Enhanced Side Impact Protection on Kinematics and Injury Measures of Far- or Center-Seated Children in Forward-Facing Child Restraints." Traffic Inj Prev. 2015;16 Suppl 2:S9-S15. "
Comparison of relative and actual chest compression depths during cardiac arrest in children, adolescents, and young adults." Resuscitation. 2012;83(3):320-6. "
Passive cervical spine flexion: the effect of age and gender." Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2012;27(4):326-33. "
Head impact contact points for restrained child occupants." Traffic Inj Prev. 2012;13(2):172-81. "