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AAAM's 48th Annual Scientific Conference


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									           AAAM’s 48th Annual
           Scientific Conference
                      Jointly sponsored by:

and the

Association for the
                                   September 12-15, 2004
Advancement of
Automotive Medicine

                                   FINAL PROGRAM
                                   Sonesta Key Biscayne Resort
                                   Key Biscayne, Florida
     GENERAL INFORMATION                                                                   Special Thanks
Who Should Attend. This program is intended for emer-                                 WE EXTEND SPECIAL THANKS
gency physicians and nurses, orthopedic surgeons, trauma surgeons,
neurosurgeons, radiologists, physiatrists, urologists, emergency medical                 TO THE CHAMPIONS
personnel, biomechanics and vehicle design engineers, crash investiga-
tors, health policy specialists, epidemiologists, internists and other clini-            OF AAAM’s SUCCESS:
cians and allied professionals as well as representatives from the insur-
ance industry.                                                                  OUR SUSTAINING MEMBERS:
Objectives. Participants of this program will:                                   American College of Emergency Physicians
•     Acquire knowledge of the current status of published and active re-        Mark W. Arndt
      search in multidisciplinary approaches to automotive-related trauma        Stephen M. Arndt
      in areas such as epidemiology, biomechanics, treatment and man-            James V. Benedict, MD, PhD
•     Strengthen knowledge regarding injuries and injury mechanisms, hu-
                                                                                 BMW AG
      man tolerance as related to vehicular injury, restraint systems ef-        Biodynamic Research Corporation
      fects, crashworthiness and risk analysis.                                  Bowman and Brooke, LLP
•     Gain knowledge to more effectively treat and prevent injuries stem-        DaimlerChrysler Fund
      ming from an automotive environment.                                       Head Protection Research Laboratory
                                                                                 Uwe Meissner
Sonesta Beach Resort Key Biscayne                                                Nissan North America
350 Ocean Drive, Key Biscayne, FL 33149                                          Harry L. Smith, MD, PhD
Tel: 305-361-2021                                                                State Farm Mutual Auto Insurance Co.
                                                                                 Takata Corporation
Accreditation. This activity has been planned and implemented                    Volkswagen of America, Inc.
in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation
Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the join spon-
                                                                     OUR CONFERENCE SPONSORS:
sorship of the University of Miami School of Medicine and Association for
the Advancement of Automotive Medicine. The University of Miami School
                                                                      Mark W. Arndt
of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical  Biodynamic Research Corp.
education for physicians.                                             BMW
Application has been made to the American College of Emergency Phy-
                                                                      Herzfeld & Rubin
sicians.                                                              Takata Corporation
                                                                      Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,
Accreditation Commission for Traffic Accident Reconstruction (ACTAR)
has approved this program for continuing education units.
                                                                        Dicker, LLP

Course Hours. The University of Miami School of Medicine des-                   OUR 2004 ENDOWMENT FUND
ignates this educational activity for a maximum of 11.50 category 1 cred-       BENEFACTOR:
its towards the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Each physician
should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the activity.
                                                                                  Toyota Motor Sales North America

Faculty Disclosure. The University of Miami School of Medi-
cine, in accordance with Accreditation requirements, will disclosure any
significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s)
of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services                Biodynamic Research Corporation
discussed in an educational presentation and with any commercial sup-                   sponsors a AAAM Student Grant
porters of the activity. All participating faculty are also required to dis-                     in memory of
close to the audience, during their presentation, any investigational/unla-
beled use that is discussed.                                                               Richard P. Howard, MD
                                                                                                [1935 - 2001]
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         Course Director: Jeffrey S. Augenstein, MD, PhD
                          Professor of Surgery and Director
                       University of Miami School of Medicine
                       William Lehman Injury Research Center
                                    Miami, Florida

               Chair: Maria Segui-Gomez, MD, ScD
                                Associate Professor
                       Dept of Epidemiology and Public Health
                                 School of Medicine
                                University of Navarra
                             Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
             Vice Chairman: Richard W. Kent, PhD
                           Research Assistant Professor
                               University of Virginia
                          Center for Applied Biomechanics
                              Charlottesville, Virginia

                          Committee Members

                  Stefan M. Duma, PhD, Associate Professor
             Virginia Tech, Wake Forest - Center for Injury Biomechanics
                                 Blacksburg, Virginia

            Dennis R. Durbin, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
                Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

             Brian N. Fildes, PhD, RACV Professor of Road Safety
                      Monash University, Victoria, Australia

                 Donald F. Huelke, PhD, Professor Emeritus
                   University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

                        Ronald F. Maio, DO, Professor
                    University of Michigan Injury Research Center
                                  Ann Arbor, Michigan

              Debora R. Marth, PhD, Design Analysis Engineer
                  Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan

              Anne T. McCartt, PhD, Senior Research Associate
              Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Arlington, Virginia

                      Greg Mowry, Crash Safety Engineer
                     Zodiac Automotive US Inc., Tempe, Arizona

             Elizabeth Raphael, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor
                     Department of Emergency Medicine
                    Stanford University, Stanford, California

             Federico E. Vaca, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of
                           Clinical Emergency Medicine
                 University of California, Irvine, Orange, California

      PROGRAM                                                                                 SPECIAL SESSION: THE DISTRACTED DRIVER
                                                                                              Moderator: Anne McCartt
 Sunday • September 12
                                                                                       1:15   Epidemiological Approaches to Studying Distracted Drivers
 6:00 Welcome Reception
                                                                                              R. Jean Wilson, PhD, Manager Road Safety Research, Insurance
      Sponsored by: Herzfeld & Rubin, LLP (Craig Winterman)
                                                                                              Institute of British Columbia, Victoria, BC
 Monday • September 13                                                                 1:45   Complementing Epidemiology with Experimentation to Understand
 9:00 Opening Address                                                                         Driver Distraction
      Uwe Meissner, AAAM President                                                            John D. Lee, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and
      Jeffrey S. Augenstein, MD, PhD, Past President/Course Director                          Industrial Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
      Richard Kent, PhD, 2005 Program Chair                                            2:15   Naturalistic Study of Driver Distraction
                                                                                              Thomas A. Dingus, PhD, Director, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute,
        IMPROVING VEHICLE PERFORMANCE                                                         Blacksburg, VA
        Moderator: Don Huelke
                                                                                              OTHER OCCUPANTS AND DRIVERS
 9:15 Comparing Driver Frontal Mortality in Vehicles with Redesigned                          Moderator: Dennis Durbin
      and Older-Design Front Airbags
      Elisa R. Braver, PhD, National Study Center for Trauma and EMS,                  2:45   Evaluating Pregnant Occupant Restraint Effectiveness: The Effect
      University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; Sergey Y.                     of Local Uterine Compression on the Risk of Fetal Injury
      Kyrychenko, Susan A. Ferguson, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety,                  Stefan Duma, PhD, David Moorcroft, Joel Stitzel, Greg Duma, Virginia
      Arlington, VA                                                                           Tech - Wake Forest, Center for Injury Biomechanics, Blacksburg, VA

 9:35 Factors Related to Serious Injury in Post-NCAP European Cars                     3:05   The Injury Risk to Wheelchair Occupants Using Motor Vehicle
      Involved in Frontal Crashes                                                             Transportation
      Richard Frampton, PhD, Owen Williams, Pete Thomas, Vehicle Safety                       Thomas J. Songer, PhD, MSc, Shirley G. Fitzgerald, Katherine A. Rotko,
      Research Centre, Loughborough University, UK                                            University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

 9:55 Benefits of Australian Design Rule 69 (Full Frontal Crash Protec-                3:25   An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Supervised Driver-
      tion) and Airbags in Frontal Crashes in Australia                                       Training System in France
      Michael Fitzharris, BA, Brian Fildes, Stuart Newstead, David Logan,                     Yves Page, PhD, PSA Peugeot-Citroen Renault, Nanterre, France;
      Accident Research Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia                       Marie Claude Ouimet, University of Montreal, Quebec; Sophie Cuny,
                                                                                              Centre European Etudes de Securite et d’Analyse des Risques,
10:15 - COFFEE BREAK -                                                                        Nanterre, France
      Sponsored by: Takata Corporation (Juichiro Takada)
                                                                                       3:45   - COFFEE BREAK -
        CHILD OCCUPANTS                                                                       Sponsored by: Transportation Safety Technologies, Inc. (Mark Arndt)
        Moderator: Ron Maio
                                                                                       4:00   AAAM BUSINESS MEETING
10:35 The Performance of Various Rear Facing Child Restraint Systems
      in a Frontal Crash                                                                TUESDAY • September 14
      Christopher P. Sherwood, MS, Y. Abdelilah, J.R. Crandall, Center for
      Applied Biomechanics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; S.L.                 INJURIES TO THE HEAD, FACE AND NECK
      Stevens, J.M. Saggese, M.R. Eichelberger, Children’s National Medical                   Moderator: Federico Vaca
      Center, Washington, DC
                                                                                       9:00   Response Corridors of the Human Head-Neck Complex in Rear
10:55 Evaluation of Pediatric Use Patterns and Performance of Lap                             Impact
      Shoulder Belt Systems in the Center Rear                                                Brian D. Stemper, PhD, Narayan Yoganandan, Frank A. Pintar, Medical
      Kristy B. Arbogast, PhD, Dennis R. Durbin, Michael J. Kallan, Flaura K.                 College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
      Winston, The Department of Pediatrics, The University of Pennsylvania
                                                                                       9:20   Prediction of Severe Eye Injuries in Automobile Accidents: Static
      School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
                                                                                              and Dynamic Rupture Pressure of the Eye
                                                                                              Eric A. Kennedy, MS, Katherine D. Voorhies, Ian P. Herring, Amber L.
11:15 A Preliminary Evaluation of Child Restraints and Anchorage
                                                                                              Rath, Stefan M. Duma, Virginia Tech - Wake Forest, Center for Injury
      Systems for an Australian Car
                                                                                              Biomechanics, Blacksburg, VA
      Judith L. Charlton, PhD, Brian Fildes, Ronald Laemmle; Monash
      University Accident Research Centre, Clayton, Australia; Stuart Smith,           9:40   A New Biomechanically Based Criterion for Lateral Skull Fracture
      Fiona Douglas, Holden Australia, Melbourne, Australia                                   Michael Vander Vorst, MA, Philemon Chan, Titan Corporation, San
                                                                                              Diego, CA; Jiangyue Zhang, Narayan Yoganandan, Frank Pintar,
11:35 Differential Risk of Injury to Child Occupants by SUV Size                              Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
      Michael J. Kallan, MS, Dennis R. Durbin, Michael R. Elliott, Center for
                                                                                      10:00 Characteristics of Older Motorcyclist Crashes
      Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania
                                                                                            Jane Stutts, PhD, Robert Foss, Colleen Svoboda, University of North
      School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA; Kristy B. Arbogast, Flaura K.
                                                                                            Carolina, Highway Safety Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC
      Winston, TraumaLink, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

12:00 - LUNCH -                                                                       10:20 - COFFEE BREAK -
      Sponsored by: B M W (Peter Baur)                                                      Sponsored by: Herzfeld & Rubin, LLP (Myron Shapiro)
        INJURIES TO LOWER EXTREMITIES                                                      WEDNESDAY • September 15
        Moderator: Stefan Duma
                                                                                                  SPECIAL SESSION: The Older Driver
10:40 Dynamic Bending Tolerance and Elastic-Plastic Material Properties
                                                                                                  Moderator: Brian Fildes
      of the Human Femur
      James R. Funk, PhD, Biodynamic Research Corporation, San Antonio,
                                                                                           9:00   A Review of NHTSA’s Summary of Medical Advisory Board
      TX; J.R. Kerrigan, J.R. Crandall, Center for Applied Biomechanics,
                                                                                                  Practices in the United States
      University of Virginia, Charlottesvile, VA
                                                                                                  Carl A. Soderstrom, MD, Associate Director, Medical Advisory Board,
11:00   Retrospective Analysis of Malleolar Fractures in an Impact                                Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, Glen Burnie, MD
        N.J. Madeley, MBChB, C.M.S. Srinivasan, J.R. Crandall, Center for                  9:25   Assessing Fitness to Drive in Europe
        Applied Biomechanics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; S.                     Sofie Boets, Belgian Road Safety Institute, Brussels, Belgium
        Hurwitz, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Virginia Health
        Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA; J.R. Funk, Biodynamic Research               9:50   Suitability of Older Driver Screening Tests
        Corporation, San Antonio, TX                                                              Judith Charlton, PhD, Monash University Accident Research Centre,
                                                                                                  Clayton, Australia
        An Analysis of AAAM Abstract Submission Acceptance Rates                          10:15 Improving the Safety of Older Road Users
        Stefan Duma, PhD, Virginia Tech - Wake Forest, Center for Injury                        Jane Stutts, PhD, University of North Carolina, Highway Safety
        Biomechanics, Blacksburg, VA                                                            Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC

11:35 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Alberto Concha-Eastman, MD                                         10:40 - COFFEE BREAK -
        Priority Areas for Road Safety Policies in Latin America and the                        Sponsored by: Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,
        Carribbean. PAHO/WHO Proposals and Recommendations.                                                  Mowkowitz, Edelman, Dicker, LLP (Jim Ughetta)

      Sponsored by: Biodynamic Research Corporation                                               CRASH RESEARCH ENGINEERING NETWORK-CIREN
                                                                                                  Moderator: Elizabeth Raphael
 1:15   POSTER PANEL [all poster authors]
        Moderator: Richard Kent                                                           11:00   Gender Differences in Hip Anatomy: Possible Implications for
        Preliminary Tests of a New Moose Dummy                                                    Injury Tolerance in Frontal Collisions
        Ylva Matstoms, PhD, Swedish National Road and Transport Research                          Stewart C. Wang, MD, Chris Brede, David Lange, Craig S. Poster, Aaron
        Institute, Linkoping, Sweden                                                              W. Lange, Carla Kohoyda-Inglis, Mark R. Sochor, Kyros Ipaktchi,
                                                                                                  Stephen A. Rowe, Smita Patel, Hugh J. Garton, University of Michigan,
        Assessment of Long Term Health Losses Following a Road                                    Ann Arbor, MI
        Crash - initial results
        Jo Barnes, MS, Loughborough University, United Kingdom                            11:20   Injury Biomechanics of C2 Dens Fractures
        Does Knowledge of Child Occupant Restraint Use Lead to “Better                            Narayan Yoganandan, PhD, Frank A. Pintar, Jamie L. Baisden, Dennis
        Practice?”                                                                                J. Maiman, Medical College of Wisconsin, VA Medical Center, Milwau-
        Joseph O’Neil, MD, Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN                          kee, WI
        Neurological Injury Patterns in Motor Vehicle Collisions
                                                                                          11:40   Consequences and Costs of Lower Extremity Injuries
        Mark Sochor, MD, University of Michigan (UMPIRE), Ann Arbor, MI
                                                                                                  Patricia C. Dischinger, PhD, K.M. Read, J.A. Kufera, T.J. Kerns, C.A.
        Crash Characteristics and Outcomes Associated with Moderate/                              Burch, N. Jawed, S.M. Ho, National Study Center for Trauma and EMS,
        Severe Brain Injuries: CIREN Cases                                                        University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD; A.R. Burgess, Johns Hopkins
        Kathleen Read, MSW, National Study Center for Trauma and EMS,                             University, Baltimore, MD
        University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
        Blood Alcohol Testing and Use Among Older Victims of Vehicular                    12:00 - CLOSING REMARKS -
        Trauma                                                                                  Til Jolly, MD, Incoming President
        Janet S. Selway, DNSc, CRNP, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
        Moderator: Debora Marth
 2:30   Comprehensive and Human Capital Crash Costs by Maximum
        Police-Reported Injury Severity within Selected Crash Types
        Eduard Zaloshnja, PhD, Ted Miller, Pacific Institute for Research &
        Evaluation, Calverton, MD; Forrest Council, BMI-SG, Vienna, Virginia;

        Bhagwant Persaud, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
        Pedestrian and Pedalcyclist Injury Costs in the United States by
                                                                                                  Pledge Your Support
        Age and Injury Severity                                                              If you or your organization is interested and able
        Ted R. Miller, PhD, Eduard Zaloshnja, Bruce A. Lawrence, Pacific
                                                                                             to sponsor a coffee break or luncheon during next
        Institute for Research & Evaluation, Calverton, MD; Jeff Crandall, Johan
        Ivarsson, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA; A. Eric Finkelstein,          year’s annual meeting, please pledge your support.
        RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC; Phaedra S. Corso,                     Visit the AAAM registration desk to get the details.
        National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Centers for Disease
        Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA                                         -5-
                    Next Year: Boston, Massachusetts
                        September 11-14, 2005


  On behalf of the 49th AAAM Scientific Program Committee and the Associa-
  tion for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, we invite you to submit
  an abstract to be considered for presentation at our 49th Annual Scientific
  Conference, which will be held in Boston, Massachusetts, Setpember 11-14,

  The AAAM attracts professionals in medicine, engineering, biomechanics,
  epidemiology law, education and other public healthcare fields from around
  the globe, all with the objective of fostering worldwide solutions to the prob-
  lem of traffic injury.

  Abstracts will be accepted via electronic submission. Visit our website after
  November 1, 2004 for information. The deadline for abstract submission is
  January 7, 2005.

Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine
                 P.O. Box 4176 • Barrington, IL 60011-4176 • USA
           Tel: 847-844-3880 • Fax: 847-844-3884 • info@aaam.org
                             Website: www.aaam.org

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