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Borovetz, Harvey S
Bioengineering Department
Borovetz, Harvey S
Faculty
Professor
Office: 312 CNBIO
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Cardiovascular organ replacements for adult and pediatric patients. 

Ph.D. in Bioengineering, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1976

M.S. in Bioengineering, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1973

B.A. in Physics, Brandeis University, 1969

Graduate in , California State College, 1969-1970

Development of ventricular assist devices (VAD) for infants and neonates (Pediatric VAD).

(2013) Associate Editor, Journal of Mechanics in Medicine and Biology.

(2013) Swanson School of Engineering Board of Visitors Outstanding Faculty Award.

(2009) ASAIO Hastings Lecturer.

(2009) Conference Chair, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh PA.

(2009) Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering.

(2007) Carnegie Science Center Life Sciences Award.

(2004) Election, Inaugural Class of Fellows, Biomedical Engineering Society.

(2003) Inaugural Co-Chair, Gordon Research Conference on Assisted Circulation.

(2001) ASAIO Whitaker Lecturer.

(2000) Robert L. Hardesty Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh.

(1999) Literature Selection Technical Review Committee, National Library of Medicine.

(1996) Member, NIH Surgery & Bioengineering Study Section.

(1994) Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).

Ng, E.Y., Borovetz, H.S., Soudah, E., and Sun, Z., 2013, "Numerical Methods and Applications in Biomechanical Modeling," Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine, no.727830, 2 pages, doi:10.1155/2013/727830.

Ng, E.Y., Borovetz, H.S., Soudah, E., and Sun, Z., 2013, "Numerical Methods and Applications in Biomechanical Modeling," Computational and Mathematical Methods in Medicine.

Baldwin, T., Borovetz, H., Duncan, B., Gartner, M., Jarvik, R., and Weiss, W., 2011, "The National, Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Pediatric Circulatory Support Program: A Summary of the 5-year Experience," Circulation, pp. 1233-1240.

Johnson, C., Shankarraman, V., Wearden, P., Maul, T., Marks, J., Richardson, J., Gellman, B., Borovetz, H.S., Dasse, K., and Wagner, W.R., 2011, "Platelet Activation Following Implant of the Levitronix PediVAS in the Ovine Model," ASAIO Journal, pp. 516-521.

Johnson, C., Wearden, P., Kocyildirim, E., Maul, T., Woolley, J., Ye, S., Strickler, E., Borovetz, H.S., and Wagner, W.R., 2011, "Platelet Activation in Ovines Undergoing Sham Surgery or Implant of the Second Generation PediaFlow(tm) Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device," Artificial Organs, no.6, pp. 602-613.

Maul, T., Kocyildirim, E., Johnson, C., Daly, A., Olia, S., Woolley, J., Snyder, S., Bengston, S., Kameneva, M.V., Antaki, J., Wagner, W.R., Borovetz, H.S., Wearden, P., and PediaFlow, C., 2011, "In Vitro and In Vivo Performance Evaluation of the Second Developmental Version of the PediaFlow Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device.," Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology, no.4, pp. 253-262.

Maul, T., Kocyildirim, E., Marks, J., Bengston, S., Olia, S., Kameneva, M.V., Franklin, S., Borovetz, H.S., Dasse, K., and Wearden, P., 2011, "Pre-clinical Implants of the Levitronix PediVAS(r) Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device - Strategy for Regulatory Approval," Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology, no.4, pp. 263-275.

Zapanta, C., Borovetz, H.S., Lysaght, M., and Manning, K., 2011, "How to Teach Artificial Organs," ASAIO, pp. 466-469.

Wu, J., Paden, B., Borovetz, H.S., and Antaki, J., 2010, "Analysis of Blade Tip Clearances on Hemodynamic Performance and Blood Damage in a Centrifugal Ventricular Assist Device," Artificial Organs, no.5, pp. 402-411.

Antaki, J., Ricci, M., Verkaik, J., Snyder, S., Maul, T., Kim, J., Paden, D., Kameneva, M.V., Paden, B., Wearden, P., and Borovetz, H.S., "PediaFlow Maglev Ventricular Assist Device: A Prescriptive Design Approach.," Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology, no.1, pp. 104-121, 20544002.