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Steven Abramowitch

Associate Professor
Bioengineering Department

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(2014) Honorable Mention University/Post-Secondary Educator; Carnegie Science Awards Carnegie Museums.

(2013) Best Basic Science Paper (Co-author); American Urogynecological Society.

(2012) Outstanding Mentor; SSoE Pre-PhD Program University of Pittsburgh.

(2012) 2011-2012 Diversity Award; Swanson School of Engineering (SSoE) University of Pittsburgh.

(2011) Best Basic Science Award, American Urogynecological Society.

(2009) Outstanding Mentor, Excel Program, University of Pittsburgh.

(2009) Casselberry Award, American Laryngological Association.

(2008) Academic Hall of Fame Inductee, Wilson Senior High School, West Lawn PA.

(2008) Outstanding Science Award, American Urogynecological Society.

(2005) Achilles Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Research Award; International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.

(2002) 1st Place Student Podium Competition, Biomedical Engineering Society (Local Chapter), University of Pittsburgh.

(2002) 3rd Place Student Poster Competition, Engineering Graduate Student Organization, University of Pittsburgh.

(2002) AFOR Scientific Award, Association for Orthopaedic Research.

(2001) Graduate Student of the Year, Musculoskeletal Research Center, University of Pittsburgh.

(1999) Journal of Biomechanics Award (Finalist), American Society of Biomechanics.

(1995) Academic Achievement Award, University of Pittsburgh.

PhD, Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 1999 - 2004

BS, Applied Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, 1993 - 1998

Knight, K.M., King, G.E., Palcsey, S.L., Artsen, A.M., Abramowitch, S.D., & Moalli, P.A. (2021). A soft elastomer alternative to polypropylene for pelvic organ prolapse repair: a preliminary study. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-021-04792-0.

Moalli, P.A., Bowen, S.T., Abramowitch, S.D., Lockhart, M.E., Ham, M., Hahn, M., Weidner, A.C., Richter, H.E., Rardin, C.R., Komesu, Y.M., Harvie, H.S., Ridgeway, B.M., Mazloomdoost, D., Shaffer, A., Gantz, M.G., & Netwo, N.I.C.H.D.P.F.D. (2021). Methods for the defining mechanisms of anterior vaginal wall descent (DEMAND) study. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 32(4), 809-818.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-020-04511-1.

Routzong, M.R., Chang, C., Goldberg, R.P., Abramowitch, S.D., & Rostaminia, G. (2021). Urethral support in female urinary continence part 1: dynamic measurements of urethral shape and motion. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-021-04765-3.

Routzong, M.R., Cook, M.S., Barone, W., Abramowitch, S.D., & Alperin, M. (2021). Novel Application of Photogrammetry to Quantify Fascicle Orientations of Female Cadaveric Pelvic Floor Muscles. ANNALS OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10439-021-02747-6.

Routzong, M.R., Martin, L.C., Rostaminia, G., & Abramowitch, S. (2021). Urethral support in female urinary continence part 2: a computational, biomechanical analysis of Valsalva. International Urogynecology Journal.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-021-04694-1.

Routzong, M.R., Rostaminia, G., Bowen, S.T., Goldberg, R.P., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2021). Statistical shape modeling of the pelvic floor to evaluate women with obstructed defecation symptoms. COMPUTER METHODS IN BIOMECHANICS AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 24(2), 122-130.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10255842.2020.1813281.

Shapiro, K.K., Knight, K.M., Liang, R., Cook, J., King, G.E., Abramowitch, S.D., & Moalli, P.A. (2021). Comparison of 2 single incision slings on the vagina in an ovine model. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 224(1), 78.e1-78.e7.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.07.005.

Artsen, A.M., Liang, R., Meyn, L., Rytel, M., Palcsey, S., Abramowitch, S.D., & Moalli, P.A. (2020). T regulatory cells and TGF-beta 1: Predictors of the host response in mesh complications. ACTA BIOMATERIALIA, 115, 127-135.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2020.07.051.

Knight, K.M., Artsen, A.M., Routzong, M.R., King, G.E., Abramowitch, S.D., & Moalli, P.A. (2020). New Zealand white rabbit: a novel model for prolapse mesh implantation via a lumbar colpopexy. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 31(1), 91-99.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-019-04071-z.

Rostaminia, G., Abramowitch, S., Chang, C., & Goldberg, R.P. (2020). Descent and hypermobility of the rectum in women with obstructed defecation symptoms. Int Urogynecol J, 31(2), 337-349.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-019-03934-9.

Rostaminia, G., Abramowitch, S., Chang, C., & Goldberg, R.P. (2020). The role of conventional pelvic floor reconstructive surgeries in obstructed defecation symptoms change: CARE and OPTIMAL trials sub-analysis of 2-year follow-up data. Int Urogynecol J, 31(7), 1325-1334.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-019-04190-7.

Rostaminia, G., Abramowitch, S., Chang, C., & Goldberg, R.P. (2020). Transvaginal sacrospinous ligament suture rectopexy for obstructed defecation symptoms: 1-year outcomes. International Urogynecology Journal.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-020-04611-y.

Rostaminia, G., Routzong, M., Chang, C., Goldberg, R.P., & Abramowitch, S. (2020). Motion of the vaginal apex during strain and defecation. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 31(2), 391-400.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-019-03981-2.

Routzong, M.R., Rostaminia, G., Moalli, P.A., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2020). Pelvic floor shape variations during pregnancy and after vaginal delivery. COMPUTER METHODS AND PROGRAMS IN BIOMEDICINE, 194, 105516.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.cmpb.2020.105516.

Artsen, A.M., Rytel, M., Liang, R., King, G.E., Meyn, L., Abramowitch, S.D., & Moalli, P.A. (2019). Mesh induced fibrosis: The protective role of T regulatory cells. ACTA BIOMATERIALIA, 96, 203-210.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2019.07.031.

Barone, W.R., Knight, K.M., Moalli, P.A., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2019). Deformation of Transvaginal Mesh in Response to Multiaxial Loading. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICAL ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 141(2).ASME International. doi: 10.1115/1.4041743.

Berger, A.A., Abramowitch, S., & Moalli, P.A. (2019). 3D vascular anatomy of the presacral space: impact of age and adiposity. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 30(3), 401-407.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-017-3542-x.

Huntington, A., Rizzuto, E., Abramowitch, S., Del Prete, Z., & De Vita, R. (2019). Anisotropy of the Passive and Active Rat Vagina Under Biaxial Loading. Ann Biomed Eng, 47(1), 272-281.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10439-018-02117-9.

McGuire, J.A., Abramowitch, S.D., Maiti, S., & De Vita, R. (2019). Swine Vagina Under Planar Biaxial Loads: An Investigation of Large Deformations and Tears. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICAL ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 141(4).ASME International. doi: 10.1115/1.4042437.

McGuire, J.A., Crandall, C.L., Abramowitch, S.D., & De Vita, R. (2019). Inflation and rupture of vaginal tissue. INTERFACE FOCUS, 9(4), 20190029.The Royal Society. doi: 10.1098/rsfs.2019.0029.

Routzong, M.R., Moalli, P.A., Maiti, S., De Vita, R., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2019). Novel simulations to determine the impact of superficial perineal structures on vaginal delivery. INTERFACE FOCUS, 9(4), 20190011.The Royal Society. doi: 10.1098/rsfs.2019.0011.

Shaffer, R.M., Liang, R., Knight, K., Carter-Brooks, C.M., Abramowitch, S., & Moalli, P.A. (2019). Impact of polypropylene prolapse mesh on vaginal smooth muscle in rhesus macaque. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 221(4), 330.e1-330.e9.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2019.05.008.

Knight, K.M., Moalli, P.A., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2018). Preventing Mesh Pore Collapse by Designing Mesh Pores With Auxetic Geometries: A Comprehensive Evaluation Via Computational Modeling. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICAL ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 140(5).ASME International. doi: 10.1115/1.4039058.

Ramachandran, R.G., Hariharakrishnan, S., Fortunato, R., Abramowitch, S.D., Maiti, S., & Velankar, S.S. (2018). Necking and drawing of rubber-plastic bilayer laminates. SOFT MATTER, 14(24), 4977-4986.Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). doi: 10.1039/c8sm00684a.

Babaei, B., Velasquez-Mao, A.J., Thomopoulos, S., Elson, E.L., Abramowitch, S.D., & Genin, G.M. (2017). Discrete quasi-linear viscoelastic damping analysis of connective tissues, and the biomechanics of stretching. JOURNAL OF THE MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF BIOMEDICAL MATERIALS, 69, 193-202.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2016.12.013.

Easley, D.C., Abramowitch, S.D., & Moalli, P.A. (2017). Female pelvic floor biomechanics: bridging the gap. CURRENT OPINION IN UROLOGY, 27(3), 262-267.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/MOU.0000000000000380.

Liang, R., Knight, K., Barone, W., Powers, R.W., Nolfi, A., Palcsey, S., Abramowitch, S., & Moalli, P.A. (2017). Extracellular matrix regenerative graft attenuates the negative impact of polypropylene prolapse mesh on vagina in rhesus macaque. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 216(2), 153.e1-153.e9.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.09.073.

Liang, R., Knight, K., Barone, W., Powers, R.W., Nolfi, A., Palcsey, S., Abramowitch, S., & Moalli, P.A. (2017). Extracellular Matrix Regenerative Graft Attenuates the Negative Impact of Polypropylene Prolapse Mesh on Vagina in Rhesus Macaque. OBSTETRICAL & GYNECOLOGICAL SURVEY, 72(5), 277-278.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/01.ogx.0000515906.95324.21.

Liang, R., Knight, K., Easley, D., Palcsey, S., Abramowitch, S., & Moalli, P.A. (2017). Towards rebuilding vaginal support utilizing an extracellular matrix bioscaffold. ACTA BIOMATERIALIA, 57, 324-333.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2017.05.015.

Abramowitch, S., & Easley, D. (2016). Biomechanical Characterization of Native Pelvic Floor Organs and Tissues. In Biomechanics of the Female Pelvic Floor. (pp. 109-130).Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/b978-0-12-803228-2.00005-2.

Abramowitch, S., & Easley, D. (2016). Introduction to Classical Mechanics. In Biomechanics of the Female Pelvic Floor. (pp. 89-107).Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/b978-0-12-803228-2.00004-0.

Barone, W.R., Moalli, P.A., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2016). Textile properties of synthetic prolapse mesh in response to uniaxial loading. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 215(3), 326.e1-326.e9.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.03.023.

Jallah, Z., Liang, R., Feola, A., Barone, W., Palcsey, S., Abramowitch, S.D., Yoshimura, N., & Moalli, P. (2016). The impact of prolapse mesh on vaginal smooth muscle structure and function. BJOG-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY, 123(7), 1076-1085.Wiley. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13514.

Knight, K.M., Moalli, P.A., Nolfi, A., Palcsey, S., Barone, W.R., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2016). Impact of parity on ewe vaginal mechanical properties relative to the nonhuman primate and rodent. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 27(8), 1255-1263.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-016-2963-2.

Liang, R., Knight, K., Abramowitch, S., & Moalli, P.A. (2016). Exploring the basic science of prolapse meshes. CURRENT OPINION IN OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY, 28(5), 413-419.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/GCO.0000000000000313.

Liang, R., Knight, K., Nolfi, A., Abramowitch, S., & Moalli, P.A. (2016). Differential effects of selective estrogen receptor modulators on the vagina and its supportive tissues. MENOPAUSE-THE JOURNAL OF THE NORTH AMERICAN MENOPAUSE SOCIETY, 23(2), 129-137.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000000502.

Nolfi, A.L., Brown, B.N., Liang, R., Palcsey, S.L., Bonidie, M.J., Abramowitch, S.D., & Moalli, P.A. (2016). Host response to synthetic mesh in women with mesh complications. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 215(2), 206.e1-206.e8.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.04.008.

Babaei, B., Abramowitch, S.D., Elson, E.L., Thomopoulos, S., & Genin, G.M. (2015). A discrete spectral analysis for determining quasi-linear viscoelastic properties of biological materials. JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY INTERFACE, 12(113), 20150707.The Royal Society. doi: 10.1098/rsif.2015.0707.

Barone, W.R., Abramowitch, S.D., & Moalli, P.A. (2015). Host Response to Biomaterials for Pelvic Floor Reconstruction. In Host Response to Biomaterials. (pp. 375-423).Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/b978-0-12-800196-7.00013-x.

Barone, W.R., Amini, R., Maiti, S., Moalli, P.A., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2015). The impact of boundary conditions on surface curvature of polypropylene mesh in response to uniaxial loading. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, 48(9), 1566-1574.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.02.061.

Brown, B.N., Mani, D., Nolfi, A.L., Liang, R., Abramowitch, S.D., & Moalli, P.A. (2015). Characterization of the host inflammatory response following implantation of prolapse mesh in rhesus macaque. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 213(5), 668.e1-668.10.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.08.002.

Elad, D., & Abramowitch, S. (2015). Reproductive biomechanics: Innovations and challenges. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, 48(9), 1509-1510.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.03.019.

Liang, R., Zong, W., Palcsey, S., Abramowitch, S., & Moalli, P.A. (2015). Impact of prolapse meshes on the metabolism of vaginal extracellular matrix in rhesus macaque. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 212(2), 174.e1-174.e7.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2014.08.008.

Liang, R., Zong, W., Palcsey, S., Abramowitch, S., & Moalli, P.A. (2015). Impact of Prolapse Meshes on the Metabolism of Vaginal Extracellular Matrix in Rhesus Macaque. OBSTETRICAL & GYNECOLOGICAL SURVEY, 70(6), 385-387.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/OGX.0000000000000200.

Feola, A., Pal, S., Moalli, P., Maiti, S., & Abramowitch, S. (2014). Varying degrees of nonlinear mechanical behavior arising from geometric differences of urogynecological meshes. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, 47(11), 2584-2589.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2014.05.027.

Feola, A., Abramowitch, S., Jallah, Z., Stein, S., Barone, W., Palcsey, S., & Moalli, P. (2013). Deterioration in biomechanical properties of the vagina following implantation of a high-stiffness prolapse mesh. BJOG-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY, 120(2), 224-232.Wiley. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12077.

Feola, A., Barone, W., Moalli, P., & Abramowitch, S. (2013). Characterizing the ex vivo textile and structural properties of synthetic prolapse mesh products. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 24(4), 559-564.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-012-1901-1.

Feola, A., Duerr, R., Moalli, P., & Abramowitch, S. (2013). Changes in the rheological behavior of the vagina in women with pelvic organ prolapse. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 24(7), 1221-1227.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-012-2002-x.

Liang, R., Abramowitch, S., Knight, K., Palcsey, S., Nolfi, A., Feola, A., Stein, S., & Moalli, P.A. (2013). Vaginal degeneration following implantation of synthetic mesh with increased stiffness. BJOG-AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY, 120(2), 233-243.Wiley. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.12085.

Barone, W.R., Feola, A.J., Moalli, P.A., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2012). THE EFFECT OF PREGNANCY AND POSTPARTUM RECOVERY ON THE VISCOELASTIC BEHAVIOR OF THE RAT CERVIX. JOURNAL OF MECHANICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY, 12(1), 12500091-125000917.World Scientific Pub Co Pte Lt. doi: 10.1142/S0219519412004399.

Feola, A., Pal, S., Moalli, P., Maiti, S., & Abramowitch, S. (2012). Varying Degrees of Nonlinear Mechanical Behavior Arising From Geometric Differences of Urogynecological Meshes. ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B, (pp. 1245-1246).American Society of Mechanical Engineers.Farjardo, Puerto Rico. doi: 10.1115/sbc2012-80227.

Shepherd, J.P., Feola, A.J., Abramowitch, S.D., & Moalli, P.A. (2012). Uniaxial biomechanical properties of seven different vaginally implanted meshes for pelvic organ prolapse. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 23(5), 613-620.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-011-1616-8.

Abramowitch, S., Spring, J., & Moalli, P. (2011). A New Method to Determine Vaginal Axis and Spatial Position Using a 3-D Anatomical Coordinate System. JOURNAL OF WOMENS HEALTH, 20, (p. 1387).Bethesda, MD.

Feola, A., Moalli, P., Alperin, M., Duerr, R., Gandley, R.E., & Abramowitch, S. (2011). Impact of Pregnancy and Vaginal Delivery on the Passive and Active Mechanics of the Rat Vagina. ANNALS OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 39(1), 549-558.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10439-010-0153-9.

Feola, A.J., Barone, W.R., Shepherd, J., Moalli, P., & Abramowitch, S. (2011). Characterizing the Ex-Vivo Properties of Prolapse Meshes. ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B, (pp. 685-686).American Society of Mechanical Engineers.Farmington, PA. doi: 10.1115/sbc2011-53841.

Feola, A.J., Moalli, P., Stein, S., Jallah, Z., Shepherd, J., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2011). Characterizing the Ex-Vivo Mechanical Properties and Corresponding In-Vivo Impact of Synthetic Urogynecological Meshes. ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B, (pp. 441-442).American Society of Mechanical Engineers.Farmington, PA. doi: 10.1115/sbc2011-53309.

Jallah, Z.C., Skoczylas, L., Stein, S., Yoshimura, N., Moalli, P., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2011). Maternal Childbirth Injury Alters Vaginal Smooth Muscle Contractility. ASME 2011 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B, (pp. 615-616).American Society of Mechanical Engineers.Farmington, PA. doi: 10.1115/sbc2011-53798.

Abramowitch, S.D., Zhang, X., Curran, M., & Kilger, R. (2010). A comparison of the quasi-static mechanical and non-linear viscoelastic properties of the human semitendinosus and gracilis tendons. CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS, 25(4), 325-331.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2009.12.007.

Alperin, M., Feola, A., Duerr, R., Moalli, P., & Abramowitch, S. (2010). Pregnancy- and delivery-induced biomechanical changes in rat vagina persist postpartum. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 21(9), 1169-1174.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-010-1149-6.

Alperin, M., Feola, A., Meyn, L., Duerr, R., Abramowitch, S., & Moalli, P. (2010). Collagen scaffold: a treatment for simulated maternal birth injury in the rat model. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 202(6), 589.e1-589.e8.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2010.04.003.

Barone, W.R., Feola, A.J., Moalli, P.A., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2010). Viscoelastic Behavior of the Rat Uterine Cervix at Mid-Pregnancy. ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B, (pp. 697-698).American Society of Mechanical Engineers.Naples, FL. doi: 10.1115/sbc2010-19527.

Feola, A., Abramowitch, S., Jones, K., Stein, S., & Moalli, P. (2010). Parity negatively impacts vaginal mechanical properties and collagen structure in rhesus macaques. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 203(6), 595.e1-595.e8.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2010.06.035.

Feola, A., Alperin, M., Moalli, P., & Abramowitch, S. (2010). Characterizing the Maternal Adaptations of Pregnancy and Recovery Following Vaginal Delivery in the Rodent Model. ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B, (pp. 455-456).American Society of Mechanical Engineers.Naples, FL. doi: 10.1115/sbc2010-19224.

Krishna, P., Regner, M., Palko, J., Liu, F., Abramowitch, S., Jiang, J., & Wells, A. (2010). The Effects of Decorin and HGF-Primed Vocal Fold Fibroblasts In Vitro and Ex Vivo in a Porcine Model of Vocal Fold Scarring. LARYNGOSCOPE, 120(11), 2247-2257.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/lary.21087.

Shepherd, J., Feola, A., Abramowitch, S., & Moalli, P. (2010). UNIAXIAL TENSILE PROPERTIES OF SEVEN VAGINALLY IMPLANTED MESHES FOR PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE. NEUROUROLOGY AND URODYNAMICS, 29, (pp. 877-879).Toronto, Canada.

Shepherd, J., Feola, A., Abramowitch, S., & Moalli, P. (2010). UNIAXIAL TENSILE PROPERTIES PRIOR TO AND AFTER RESORPTION OF A PARTIALLY DELAYED ABSORBABLE MESH FOR VAGINAL REPAIR OF PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE. NEUROUROLOGY AND URODYNAMICS, 29, (pp. 879-880).Toronto, CA.

Tokar, S., Feola, A., Moalli, P.A., & Abramowitch, S. (2010). Characterizing the Biaxial Mechanical Properties of Vaginal Maternal Adaptations During Pregnancy. ASME 2010 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B, (pp. 689-690).American Society of Mechanical Engineers.Naples, FL. doi: 10.1115/sbc2010-19394.

Zong, W., Jallah, Z.C., Stein, S.E., Abramowitch, S.D., & Moalli, P.A. (2010). Repetitive mechanical stretch increases extracellular collagenase activity in vaginal fibroblasts. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg, 16(5), 257-262.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/SPV.0b013e3181ed30d2.

Abramowitch, S.D., Feola, A., & Moalli, P. (2009). Impact of Pregnancy and Delivery on the Active and Passive Biomechanical Properties of the Rat Vagina. JOURNAL OF WOMENS HEALTH, 18, (p. 1514).Bethesda, MD.

Abramowitch, S.D., Feola, A., Jallah, Z., & Moalli, P.A. (2009). Tissue mechanics, animal models, and pelvic organ prolapse: A review. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY, 144(SUPPL 1), S146-S158.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2009.02.022.

Feola, A., Duerr, R.H., Alperin, A., Gandley, R.E., Moalli, P.A., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2009). Vaginal Tissue's Active and Passive Biomechanical Properties in the Pregnant and Postpartum Rat. Pittsburgh, PA.

Feola, A.J., Jones, K., Alperin, M., Duerr, R., Moalli, P.A., & Abramowitch, S. (2009). Establishing an Animal Model for the Evaluation of Vaginal Meshes. ASME 2009 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B, (pp. 127-128).American Society of Mechanical Engineers.Washington, DC. doi: 10.1115/sbc2009-206762.

Jones, K.A., Feola, A., Meyn, L., Abramowitch, S.D., & Moalli, P.A. (2009). Tensile properties of commonly used prolapse meshes. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 20(7), 847-853.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-008-0781-x.

Nguyen, T.D., Liang, R., Woo, S.L., Burton, S.D., Wu, C., Almarza, A., Sacks, M.S., & Abramowitch, S. (2009). Effects of cell seeding and cyclic stretch on the fiber remodeling in an extracellular matrix-derived bioscaffold. Tissue engineering. Part A, 15(4), 957-63.

Nguyen, T.D., Liang, R., Woo, S.L.Y., Burton, S.D., Wu, C., Almarza, A., Sacks, M.S., & Abramowitch, S. (2009). Effects of Cell Seeding and Cyclic Stretch on the Fiber Remodeling in an Extracellular Matrix-Derived Bioscaffold. TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A, 15(4), 957-963.Mary Ann Liebert Inc. doi: 10.1089/ten.tea.2007.0384.

Palko, J., Abramowitch, S., & Gilbert, T.W. (2009). An experimental methodology for the determination of the viscoelastic properties of the vocal fold at human phonation frequencies. Proceedings of the ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference, SBC2008, (pp. 455-456).Marco Island, FL.

Abramowitch, S., Feola, A., Jones, K., Jallah, Z., & Moalli, P. (2008). Parity Is Associated With Altered Collagen Subtypes and Inferior Biomechanical Properties in the Primate Vagina. JOURNAL OF WOMENS HEALTH, 17, (p. 1237).Washington, DC.

Abramowitch, S., Redfern, M., Debski, R., Almarza, A., Borovetz, H., Hardesty, R.L., & Woo, S. (2008). Intramural research internship: A requirement of the undergraduate bioengineering curriculum at the University of Pittsburgh. ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 13-15.

Almarza, A.J., Yang, G., Woo, S.L.Y., Nguyen, T., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2008). Positive changes in bone marrow-derived cells in response to culture on an aligned bioscaffold. TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A, 14(9), 1489-1495.Mary Ann Liebert Inc. doi: 10.1089/ten.tea.2007.0422.

Alperin, M., Debes, K., Abramowitch, S., Meyn, L., & Moalli, P.A. (2008). LOXL1 deficiency negatively impacts the biomechanical properties of the mouse vagina and supportive tissues. INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 19(7), 977-986.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-008-0561-7.

Karaoglu, S., Fisher, M.B., Woo, S.L.Y., Fu, Y.C., Liang, R., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2008). Use of a bioscaffold to improve healing of a patellar tendon defect after graft harvest for ACL reconstruction: A study in rabbits. JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH, 26(2), 255-263.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/jor.20471.

Moalli, P.A., Debes, K.M., Meyn, L.A., Howden, N.S., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2008). Hormones restore biomechanical properties of the vagina and supportive tissues after surgical menopause in young rats. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 199(2), 161.e1-161.e8.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2008.01.042.

Moalli, P.A., Papas, N., Menefee, S., Albo, M., Meyn, L., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2008). Tensile properties of five commonly used mid-urethral slings relative to the TVT (TM). INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 19(5), 655-663.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00192-007-0499-1.

Thomes, K., Newborg, B.B., Joranson, K., Budny, D., Abramowitch, S., Washburn, C., & Baker, C. (2008). It takes the whole university to instruct the whole engineer: Narratives of collaboration. ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, 11-13.

Woo, S.L.Y., Almarza, A.J., Karaoglu, S., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2008). Functional Tissue Engineering of Ligament and Tendon Injuries. In Principles of Regenerative Medicine. (pp. 1206-1231).Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/b978-012369410-2.50073-5.

Abramowitch, S.D., Fisher, M.B., Karaoglu, S., & Woo, S.L.Y. (2007). The Mechanical and Viscoelastic Properties of the Healing Rabbit Patellar Tendon. ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference, (pp. 895-896).American Society of Mechanical Engineers.Keystone, CO. doi: 10.1115/sbc2007-176183.

Laurencin, C., Abramowitch, S., & Gore, M.J. (2007). Research news: Tissue engineering - Ligament regeneration offers promise for knee repair. Biomedical Materials, (APR.), 7-8.

Lowder, J.L., Debes, K.M., Moon, D.K., Howden, N., Abramowitch, S.D., & Moalli, P.A. (2007). Biomechanical adaptations of the rat vagina and supportive tissues in pregnancy to accommodate delivery. OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 109(1), 136-143.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000250472.96672.6c.

Zhang, X., Fisher, M.B., Woo, S.L.Y., Jiang, G., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2007). The Assumption of a Negligible Preload on the Determination of Viscoelastic Properties Based on the Quasi-linear Viscoelastic (QLV) Theory. 2007 IEEE/ICME International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering, (10.1109/ICCME.2007.4382020), 1617-1620.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/iccme.2007.4382020.

Liang, R., Woo, S.L.Y., Takakura, Y., Moon, D.K., Jia, F.Y., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2006). Long-term effects of porcine small intestine submucosa on the healing of medial collateral ligament: A functional tissue engineering study. JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH, 24(4), 811-819.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/jor.20080.

Moon, D.K., Abramowitch, S.D., & Woo, S.L.Y. (2006). The development and validation of a charge-coupled device laser reflectance system to measure the complex cross-sectional shape and area of soft tissues. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, 39(16), 3071-3075.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2005.10.029.

Moon, D.K., Woo, S.L.Y., Takakura, Y., Gabriel, M.T., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2006). The effects of refreezing on the viscoelastic and tensile properties of ligaments. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, 39(6), 1153-1157.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2005.02.012.

Woo, S.L.Y., Abramowitch, S.D., Kilger, R., & Liang, R. (2006). Biomechanics of knee ligaments: injury, healing, and repair. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, 39(1), 1-20.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2004.10.025.

Abramowitch, S.D., & Woo, S.L.Y. (2005). A phenomenological model to describe the dynamic viscoelastic behavior of the rabbit medial collateral ligament. Proceedings of the 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference, 2005, (pp. 719-720).Vail, CO.

Moalli, P.A., Howden, N.S., Lowder, J.L., Navarro, J.M., Debes, K.M., Abramowitch, S.D., & Woo, S.L.Y. (2005). A rat model to study the structural properties of the vagina and its supportive tissues. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, 192(1), 80-88.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2004.07.008.

Moon, D.K., Takakura, Y., Abramowitch, S.D., & Woo, S.L.Y. (2005). Functional tissue engineering using small intestinal submucosa improves the mechanical properties of the healing medial collateral ligament in rabbits. Proceedings of the 2005 Summer Bioengineering Conference, 2005, (pp. 902-903).Vail, CO.

Abramowitch, S.D., & Woo, S.L.Y. (2004). An improved method to analyze the stress relaxation of ligaments following a finite ramp time based on the quasi-linear viscoelastic theory. JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICAL ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 126(1), 92-97.ASME International. doi: 10.1115/1.1645528.

Abramowitch, S.D., Woo, S.L.Y., Clineff, T.D., & Debski, R.E. (2004). An evaluation of the quasi-linear viscoelastic properties of the healing medial collateral ligament in a goat model. ANNALS OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 32(3), 329-335.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1023/B:ABME.0000017539.85245.6a.

Musahl, V., Abramowitch, S.D., Gilbert, T.W., Tsuda, E., Wang, J.H.C., Badylak, S.F., & Woo, S.L.Y. (2004). The use of porcine small intestinal submucosa to enhance the healing of the medial collateral ligament - a functional tissue engineering study in rabbits. JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH, 22(1), 214-220.Wiley. doi: 10.1016/S0736-0266(03)00163-3.

Abramowitch, S.D., Papageorgiou, C.D., Debski, R.E., Clineff, T.D., & Woo, S.L.Y. (2003). A biomechanical and histological evaluation of the structure and function of the healing medial collateral ligament in a goat model. KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY, 11(3), 155-162.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00167-002-0336-5.

Abramowitch, S.D., Papageorgiou, C.D., Withrow, J.D., Gilbert, T.W., & Woo, S.L.Y. (2003). The effect of initial graft tension on the biomechanical properties of a healing ACL replacement graft: a study in goats. JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH, 21(4), 708-715.Wiley. doi: 10.1016/S0736-0266(02)00265-6.

Abramowitch, S.D., Yagi, M., Tsuda, E., & Woo, S.L.Y. (2003). The healing medial collateral ligament following a combined anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligament injury - a biomechanical study in a goat model. JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH, 21(6), 1124-1130.Wiley. doi: 10.1016/S0736-0266(03)00080-9.

Musahl, V., Abramowitch, S.D., Gabriel, M.T., Debski, R.E., Hertel, P., Fu, F.H., & Woo, S.L.Y. (2003). Tensile properties of an anterior cruciate ligament graft after bone-patellar tendon-bone press-fit fixation. KNEE SURGERY SPORTS TRAUMATOLOGY ARTHROSCOPY, 11(2), 68-74.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s00167-003-0354-y.

Martinek, V., Latterman, C., Usas, A., Abramowitch, S., Woo, S.L.Y., Fu, F.H., & Huard, J. (2002). Enhancement of tendon-bone integration of anterior cruciate ligament grafts with bone morphogenetic protein-2 gene transfer: A histological and biomechanical study. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A, 84(7), 1123-1131. doi: 10.2106/00004623-200207000-00005.

Papageorgiou, C.D., Ma, C.B., Abramowitch, S.D., Clineff, T.D., & Woo, S.L.Y. (2001). A multidisciplinary study of the healing of an intraarticular anterior cruciate ligament graft in a goat model. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, 29(5), 620-626.SAGE Publications. doi: 10.1177/03635465010290051501.

Woo, S.L., Debski, R.E., Zeminski, J., Abramowitch, S.D., Saw, S.S., & Fenwick, J.A. (2000). Injury and repair of ligaments and tendons. Annu Rev Biomed Eng, 2(1), 83-118.Annual Reviews. doi: 10.1146/annurev.bioeng.2.1.83.

Woo, S.L., Vogrin, T.M., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2000). Healing and repair of ligament injuries in the knee. J Am Acad Orthop Surg, 8(6), 364-372.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.5435/00124635-200011000-00004.

Woo, S.L.Y., Debski, R.E., Zeminski, J., Abramowitch, S.D., Saw, S.S.C., & Fenwick, J.A. (2000). Injury and repair of ligaments and tendons. 2, (pp. 83-118).Annual Reviews Inc. doi: 10.1146/annurev.bioeng.2.1.83.

Gau, D., Sinex, D., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Abramowitch, S., & Wosu, S. (2020). Implementation of a Future Faculty Development Program: Impact and Evaluation of Years 1 & 2. In 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access Proceedings, 2020-June.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/1-2--34769.

Sinex, D., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Carter-Veale, W., Yohe, D., Abramowitch, S., & Wosu, S. (2020). The Pitt STRIVE Program: Adopting Evidence-Based Principles "The Meyerhoff and PROMISE Way”. In 2020 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access Proceedings, 2020-June.ASEE Conferences. doi: 10.18260/1-2--35355.

Sinex, D.C.E., Besterfield-Sacre, M.E., Mena, I., Bilec, M., Abramowitch, S.D., & Wosu, S.N. (2020). The Development and Perceived Impact of Mentor-Mentee Retreats on the Long-Term Development and Enhancement of Mentor-Mentee Relationships. In 2020 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2020-October.IEEE. doi: 10.1109/fie44824.2020.9274055.

Wosu, S.N., Abramowitch, S., & Gau, D. (2019). Early Lessons in Changing Engineering Culture for the Success of URM Doctoral Students in Engineering: PITT STRIVE. In 2019 IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference (ISEC), (pp. 287-294).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/isecon.2019.8882024.

Hariharakrishnan, S., Ramachandran, R., Abramowitch, S., Maiti, S., & Velankar, S.S. (2018). Suppression of necking in LLDPE/SEPS rubber bilayer laminates. In Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings, 2018-May.

Easley, D.C., Menon, P.G., Moalli, P.A., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2015). Inter-Observer Variability of Vaginal Wall Segmentation From MRI: A Statistical Shape Analysis Approach. In Volume 3: Biomedical and Biotechnology Engineering, 3-2015.American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/imece2015-53499.

Barone, W.R., Knight, K., Moalli, P., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2014). TOWARDS PATIENT SPECIFIC MODELING OF PELVIC FLOOR LOADING AND PROLAPSE REPAIR. In INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL, 25, (pp. S238-S239).

Barone, W.R., Amini, R., Maiti, S., Moalli, P., & Abramowitch, S. (2013). The Impact of Boundary Conditions on Surface Curvature Measurements of Polypropylene Mesh in Response to Uniaxial Loading. In Volume 1A: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms; Active and Reactive Soft Matter; Atherosclerosis; BioFluid Mechanics; Education; Biotransport Phenomena; Bone, Joint and Spine Mechanics; Brain Injury; Cardiac Mechanics; Cardiovascular Devices, Fluids and Imaging; Cartilage and Disc Mechanics; Cell and Tissue Engineering; Cerebral Aneurysms; Computational Biofluid Dynamics; Device Design, Human Dynamics, and Rehabilitation; Drug Delivery and Disease Treatment; Engineered Cellular Environments, 1 A.American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/sbc2013-14598.

Jallah, Z.C., Moalli, P., Feola, A., Barone, W., Palcsey, S., Yoshimura, N., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2013). The Impact of Mesh Implantation on Vaginal Smooth Muscle Innervation and Contraction. In Volume 1B: Extremity; Fluid Mechanics; Gait; Growth, Remodeling, and Repair; Heart Valves; Injury Biomechanics; Mechanotransduction and Sub-Cellular Biophysics; MultiScale Biotransport; Muscle, Tendon and Ligament; Musculoskeletal Devices; Multiscale Mechanics; Thermal Medicine; Ocular Biomechanics; Pediatric Hemodynamics; Pericellular Phenomena; Tissue Mechanics; Biotransport Design and Devices; Spine; Stent Device Hemodynamics; Vascular Solid Mechanics; Student Paper and Design Competitions, 1 B.American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/sbc2013-14008.

Knight, K., Moalli, P., Palcsey, S., Barone, W., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2013). Parity Negatively Impacts the Uniaxial Mechanical Properties of the Vagina in the Ewe. In Volume 1B: Extremity; Fluid Mechanics; Gait; Growth, Remodeling, and Repair; Heart Valves; Injury Biomechanics; Mechanotransduction and Sub-Cellular Biophysics; MultiScale Biotransport; Muscle, Tendon and Ligament; Musculoskeletal Devices; Multiscale Mechanics; Thermal Medicine; Ocular Biomechanics; Pediatric Hemodynamics; Pericellular Phenomena; Tissue Mechanics; Biotransport Design and Devices; Spine; Stent Device Hemodynamics; Vascular Solid Mechanics; Student Paper and Design Competitions, 1 B.American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/sbc2013-14372.

Pal, S., Thunes, J., Moalli, P., Abramowitch, S., & Maiti, S. (2013). A Continuum Material Model for Urogynecogical Meshes. In Volume 1A: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms; Active and Reactive Soft Matter; Atherosclerosis; BioFluid Mechanics; Education; Biotransport Phenomena; Bone, Joint and Spine Mechanics; Brain Injury; Cardiac Mechanics; Cardiovascular Devices, Fluids and Imaging; Cartilage and Disc Mechanics; Cell and Tissue Engineering; Cerebral Aneurysms; Computational Biofluid Dynamics; Device Design, Human Dynamics, and Rehabilitation; Drug Delivery and Disease Treatment; Engineered Cellular Environments, 1 A.American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/sbc2013-14717.

Thunes, J., Pal, S., Moalli, P., Abramowitch, S., & Maiti, S. (2013). Mismatches in Stiffness Between the Vagina and Transvaginal Mesh Lead to Stress Concentrations Near an Anterior Wall Incision. In Volume 1B: Extremity; Fluid Mechanics; Gait; Growth, Remodeling, and Repair; Heart Valves; Injury Biomechanics; Mechanotransduction and Sub-Cellular Biophysics; MultiScale Biotransport; Muscle, Tendon and Ligament; Musculoskeletal Devices; Multiscale Mechanics; Thermal Medicine; Ocular Biomechanics; Pediatric Hemodynamics; Pericellular Phenomena; Tissue Mechanics; Biotransport Design and Devices; Spine; Stent Device Hemodynamics; Vascular Solid Mechanics; Student Paper and Design Competitions, 1 B.American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/sbc2013-14688.

Feola, A., Moalli, P., Stein, S., & Abramowitch, S. (2012). Comparison of the Tissue Response to 3 Distinct Polypropylene Prolapse Meshes in a Primate vs Rodent Model. In ASME 2012 Summer Bioengineering Conference, Parts A and B, (pp. 1187-1188).American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/sbc2012-80226.

Jallah, Z.C., Moalli, P.A., & Abramowitch, S.D. (2012). Vaginal delivery disrupts vaginal smooth muscle (VaSM) contraction. In 2012 38th Annual Northeast Bioengineering Conference (NEBEC), (pp. 127-128).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/nebc.2012.6206995.

Jallah, Z.C., Yoshimura, N., Abramowitch, S.D., & Moalli, P.A. (2012). Impact of Parity on Smooth Muscle Contractility. In REPRODUCTIVE SCIENCES, 19(S3), (p. 403A).

Chang, J., Barone, W.R., Abramowitch, S.D., & Simhan, H. (2011). Cervical Changes in a Rat Model of Pregnancy and Preterm Labor. In REPRODUCTIVE SCIENCES, 18(3), (pp. 247A-248A).

Abramowitch, S.D., Feola, A., & Moalli, P. (2010). The Mechanical Impact of Birth Injury in the Rat Vagina Mirrors the Impact of Parity in Non-Human Primates. In JOURNAL OF WOMENS HEALTH, 19(10), (p. 1779).

Abramowitch, S., Redfern, M., Debski, R., Almarza, A., Borovetz, H., Hardesty, R.L., & Woo, S. (2008). Intramural research internship: A requirement of the undergraduate bioengineering curriculum at the University of Pittsburgh. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Thomes, K., Newborg, B.B., Joranson, K., Budny, D., Abramowitch, S., Washburn, C., & Baker, C. (2008). It takes the whole university to instruct the whole engineer: Narratives of collaboration. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Abramowitch, S.D., Fu, Y.C., Liang, R., & Woo, S.L.Y. (2006). Functional Tissue Engineering of Patellar Tendon Healing: A Histological and Biomechanical Assessment. In MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, 38(5), (pp. 71-72).Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1249/00005768-200605001-00729.

Lowder, J.L., Abramowitch, S.D., Howden, N.H.S., Woo, S.Y.L., & Moalli, P.A. (2005). Pregnancy impacts the structural properties of the rat vagina and supportive connective tissues. In JOURNAL OF THE SOCIETY FOR GYNECOLOGIC INVESTIGATION, 12(2), (pp. 205A-206A).

Abramowitch, S.D., Clineff, T.D., Debski, R.E., & Woo, S.L.Y. (2003). An Experimental and Analytical Evaluation of the Nonlinear Viscoelastic Properties of the Healing Medial Collateral Ligament in a Goat Model. In Advances in Bioengineering, 55, (pp. 337-338).ASMEDC. doi: 10.1115/imece2003-43075.

Moon, D.K., Gabriel, M.T., Abramowitch, S.D., Takakura, Y., & Woo, S.L.Y. (2003). The Effects of Refreezing on the Tensile Properties of the Medial Collateral Ligament-Bone Complex: A Rabbit Model. In Advances in Bioengineering, 55, (pp. 335-336).ASMEDC. doi: 10.1115/imece2003-43072.

Research interests

Elucidating the processes of injury...