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Publications

  • Adamson, R., W. Dembitsky, S. Baradarian, J. Chammas, K. May-Newman, S. Chillcott, M. Stahovich, V. McCalmont, K. Ortiz and P. Hoagland. 2011. Aortic valve closure associated with HeartMate left ventricular device support. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation: 576-582.

  • May-Newman, K., A. Mendoza, D. Abulon, M. Joshi, A. Kunda and W. Dembitsky. 2011. Geometry and Fusion of Aortic Valves from Pulsatile Flow Ventricular Assist Device Patients. Journal of Heart Valve Disease: 149-158.

  • May-Newman, K., L. Enriquez-Almaguer, P. Posuwattanakul and W. Dembitsky. 2010. Biomechanics of the Aortic Valve in the Continuous Flow VAD-Assisted Heart. Asaio Journal: 301-308.

  • John, R., K. Mantz, P. Eckman, A. Rose and K. May-Newman. 2010. Aortic valve pathophysiology during left ventricular assist device support. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation: 1321-1329.

  • May-Newman, K., C. Lam and F. Yin. 2009. Hyperelastic Constitutive Law for Aortic Valve Tissue. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-transactions of the Asme.

  • Garcia, M., L. Enriquez, W. Dembitsky and K. May-Newman. 2008. effect of aortic valve incompetence on the hemodynamics of a continuous flow, ventricular assist device in a mock circulation. Asaio Journal: 237-244.

  • May-Newman, K., B. Hillen and W. Dembitsky. 2006. Effect of left ventricular assist device outflow conduit anastomosis location on flow patterns in the native aorta. Asaio Journal: 132-139.

  • Chen, L. and K. May-Newman. 2006. Effect of strut chordae transection on mitral valve leaflet biomechanics. Annals of Biomedical Engineering: 917-926.

  • Chen, L., F. Yin and K. May-Newman. 2004. structure and mechanical properties of the mitral valve leaflet-strut chordae transition zone. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-transactions of the Asme: 244-251.

  • Chen, L., A. McCulloch and K. May-Newman. 2004. Nonhomogeneous deformation in the anterior leaflet of the mitral valve. Annals of Biomedical Engineering: 1599-1606.

  • Galiuto, L., K. May-Newman, U. del Balzo, S. Flaim, S. Iliceto and A. DeMaria. 2002. Assessment of coronary stenoses of graded severity by myocardial contrast echocardiography. Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography: 197-205.

  • Galiuto, L., A. DeMaria, U. del Balzo, K. May-Newman, S. Flaim, P. Wolf, M. Kirchengast and S. Iliceto. 2000. Ischemia-reperfusion injury at the microvascular level - Treatment by endothelin A-selective antagonist and evaluation by myocardial contrast echocardiography. Circulation: 3111-3116.

  • Judd, R., S. Reeder and K. May-Newman. 1999. Effects of water exchange on the measurement of myocardial perfusion using paramagnetic contrast agents. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine: 334-342.

  • Galiuto, L., A. DeMaria, U. del Balzo, K. May-Newman, S. Flaim, M. Kirchengast and S. Iliceto. 1999. Protection of microvascular reflow by endothelin antagonist treatment. Circulation: 205-205.

  • May-Newman, K. and F. Yin. 1998. constitutive law for mitral valve tissue. Journal of Biomechanical Engineering-transactions of the Asme: 38-47.

  • Galiuto, L., K. May-Newman, U. del Balzo, K. Ohmori, V. Bhargava, S. Flaim, A. DeMaria and S. Iliceto. 1998. Changes in myocardial blood flow after ischemia-reperfusion. Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

  • May-Newman, K. and A. McCulloch. 1998. Homogenization modeling for the mechanics of perfused myocardium. Progress in Biophysics & Molecular Biology: 2-3.

  • Galiuto, L., A. DeMaria, K. May-Newman, U. Del Balzo, K. Ohmori, V. Bhargava, S. Flaim and S. Iliceto. 1998. Evaluation of dynamic changes in microvascular flow during ischemia-reperfusion by myocardial contrast echocardiography. Journal of the American College of Cardiology: 1096-1101.

  • Gailuto, L., K. May-Newman, U. del Balzo, S. Flaim and S. Iliceto. 1998. Relation of post-ischemic microvascular reflow to the duration of coronary occlusion. Circulation.

  • Galiuto, L., K. May-Newman, U. del Balzo, S. Flaim, S. Iliceto and A. DeMaria. 1998. Can quantitative diagnostic criteria be established to identify coronary stenoses by myocardial contrast echocardiography? Sensitivity and specificity of videointensity measurements in detecting graded impairment of coronary flow reserve. Circulation.

  • Costa, K., K. May-Newman, D. Farr, W. O'Dell, A. McCulloch and J. Omens. 1997. Three-dimensional residual strain in midanterior canine left ventricle. American Journal of Physiology-heart and Circulatory Physiology.

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Educational Background

  • 1993 – PhD, UC San Diego (Bioengineering)

  • 1990 – MS, UC San Diego (Engineering Science)

  • 1988 – BS, UC San Diego (Bioengineering)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2008-present – Professor, San Diego State University (Mechanical Engineering)

  • 2004-2007 – Chair, San Diego State University (Mechanical Engineering)

  • 2003-present – Director and Graduate Advisor, San Diego State University (Bioengineering Program)

  • 2003-2008 – Associate Professor, San Diego State University (Mechanical Engineering)

  • 1998-2003 – Assistant Professor, San Diego State University (Mechanical Engineering)

  • 1996-1998 – Senior Research Scientist, Alliance Pharmaceutical Corp.

  • 1993-1996 – NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Cardiology)

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