Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Computerized Monitoring Systems, Capnography, Evoked Potential Monitoring, Artificial Intelligence and Neural Network Applications, Patient Database Development
1978 - 1984
Oak Ridge Associated Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Medical and Health Sciences Division, Radiopharmaceutical Development Group: Target analysis and development; Gamma camera interfacing; Image Analysis
1966 - 1981
Nuclear Medicine Department, Vanderbilt University Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Computer Analysis of Scan Data and Multicomponent Mixtures, Scanning System Development.
1971 - 1990
Vanderbilt University Hospital and Veterans Administration Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee. Vectorcardiography Research. NASA and VA sponsorship.
1969 - 1978
Vanderbilt University Hospital and Veterans Administration Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee, Dynamics of Bone Healing, Gait Analysis.
Highland View Hospital, Metabolic Ward, Cleveland, Ohio. Reduction and Analysis of Metabolic Data
1962 - 1962
Bell Aerosystems Company, Cleveland, Ohio. Accelerometer Research and Design
1961 - 1962
Case Institute of Technology, Accelerometer Research assistant
SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION
2002 - present
ABET Biomedical Engineering program evaluator (12 regular and several mock visit to date (2014)) (Mock visits to Florida Gulf Coast University, U. Cal. Riverside, Florida International University, Gannon University, NC A&T, reading only: GWU,) NCAAA visit 2014 to King Saud University (May 1-9.)
2001 - present
Editorial Advisory Board, The International Journal of Engineering Education
2001 - 2008
International Review Board, 21centuryengineer.com (a web magazine)
National Safety Council Institute for Safety through Design Committee member
6/2002 – 7/2004
National Safety Council Safety through Design Committee member
IASTED Technical Committee on Biomedical Engineering Communications
2007 - 2008
Workshop attendee, Prevention through Design conference and planning session(s)
1990 - 1997
Editorial Board, International Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES AND HONORS
ASEE: New Engineering Educator Delegate, 1970-1971, Member-at-large, BME, Division, 2001-2004. Secretary/Treasurer 2004 – 2008, Life Member 2008, Theo C Pilkington Outstanding Educator Award Winner, 2011.
BMES-IDEA Lifetime Achievement Award, 2011
Vanderbilt University School of Engineering Service award, 2011
IEEE: member since 1987, senior member 1990, Life Senior Member 2015.
BMES: Senior Member, elected Fellow January 2005. Emeritus fellow Nov. 2010.
Past Memberships & Awards: AAMI ~ 1980 - 2005
Sigma Xi ~ 1968 - 2008 International Anesthesia Research Society ~ 1988 - 2000
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation ~ 1990-2000
Society for Computers in Anesthesia - Vice President, 1994 - 1996
American Men and Women of Science (General [1973, 1994] and Medical Sciences  editions)
Skylab Award, 1975
Skylab Achievement Award, 1975
Group Achievement Award, Skylab Medical Team, 1975
Directory of International Biography, 1976
Who's Who in the South and Southwest, 1979, 1994
Who's Who in Technology Today, 1980
Who's Who in Technology, 1995
Who's Who in Frontier Science and Technology
Who's Who in American Education 1992-1993, 1996-1997, 2006, 2007, 2008.
Who's Who in Engineering 1990, 1994
Who’s Who in America Science and Engineering 5th edition 1999
Who's Who in America 1995
International Who’s Who in Medicine 1995
Who’s Who in the World, 1995-1996, 2006, 2007
Who’s Who in Finance and Business, 35th edition, 2006-2007
Who’s Who in America, 2006 publication, 2007 (61st) edition, 2008
American Men and Women of Science, 2007, 2010
PATENT S "Multi-crystal Tomography" Patent No. 3,591,806, July 6, 1971, with Dr. A. B. Brill, Mr. James Patton, Mr. Jon Erickson. Assigned to the U.S.A.E.C. July 6, 1971.
“Personal Hygiene Apparatus”, serial number 60/934,363, filed 6/13/2007. Patentees: Jennifer Young, Kristin Duncan, Andrew Carroll, Nina Connell, Mark Richter, Paul H. King
"The In Vivo Measurement of Femoral Fracture Repair, A Study of Three Instrumentation Approaches." William E. Barkman, M.S., 1970.
"The Frequency Domain Deconvolution of Spatially Variant and Invariant Radionuclide Images." John Gerth, M.S., 1971.
"The Design of an Image Digitization System." Peter Richardson, M.S., 1972.
"Engineering Design of Capillary Tube Membrane Blood Oxygenators." Thomas H. Barfield, Jr., M.S., 1975
"Semi-Automated Chromosome Analysis System." Donald Pelster, M.S., 1976.
"Design Development, and Testing of a Mechanical Model of the Leg." Peter Robinson, M.S., 1977.
"The Design, Construction, and Preliminary Testing of a Mutually Orthogonal Coincident Focal Point Tomographic Brain Scanner." David Pickens, M.S., 1977.
"Development and Application of an Optoelectronic Data Acquisition System for Two-Dimensional Study of Human Motion." Spears McAllester, M.S., 1979.
"A Quantitative Analysis of Fetal Heart Rate Variability," Michael O. Hofmann, M.S., 1984.
"Computerized Monitoring of the Surgical Patient," Thomas L. Back, M.S., 1986.
"The Capnogram Analyzer: A Real-Time Expert System," Wanqun Bao, M.S., 1987.
"Computer Control of Intravenous Drug Delivery During Anesthesia," Cheryl Dunkleberger, M.S., May 1988.
"Knowledge Based Flash Evoked Potential Monitoring And Recording System", Jian Xu, M.S., Aug. 1991
GRADUATE STUDENT MASTERS THESES (Advisor/First reader only, continued)
"Development of Two Methods of Desflurane Vaporization for Anesthesia", William W. Motley, III, M.S., August 1993.
"Expert System vs Neural Network-Based Monitoring of the Circle-Breathing Circuit", Duane L. Patterson, M.S., December 1993.
"Computer Assisted Phonatory Function Analysis for Improving Clinical Testing Efficiency", Nimesh Patel, M.S., May 1994.
"Analysis of Lung Sounds Using Neural Networks", Michael S. Doyle, M.S., May 1994.
"Models of Airway Mechanics in Normal and Atelectatic Lungs: A Less-Invasive Approach”, Joshua L. Yarbrough, M.S., May 1995.
“An Integrated Hardware/Software Platform for the Measurement and Treatment of Phonatory Disability in Parkinson’s Patients”, John Joseph Gallagher, MS, May 1997.
“Representation and Classification of Breath Sounds Recorded in an Intensive Care Setting Using Neural Networks”, Lemuel Russell Waitman, MS, May 1998.
“Computerized Refinement of Information Management: Anesthesia Preoperative Evaluation”, Michael Shane Jones, M.S., December 2002.
“Development of an Electronic Medical Record System for the Vanderbilt Pain Clinic”, Paul Clayton, M.S., December 2002.
“A Web-based Protocol Document Management System (PDMS) for the Vanderbilt General Clinical Research Center”, Michelle L. Miller, M.S., August 2003.
“Human Factors Engineering Assessment of Medical Emergency Departments”, Scott Levin , MS, 2004.
24 MS theses supervised
GRADUATE STUDENT PhD DISSERTATIONS (Advisor/First reader only)
"Signal and Noise Considerations in Mass Spectroscopy." Don Pelster, Ph.D., 1980.
"Digital Tomography with a Single Photon Emission Focal Plane Scanner," David R. Pickens, III, Ph.D., 1981.
"Three Dimensional Reconstruction with Divergent Ray Geometry Applied to Nuclear Medicine Imaging," Jianseng (“Jason”) Zheng, Ph.D., 1986.
"The Design and Development of a Knowledge-based Ventilatory and Respiratory Monitoring System", Aiping Jiang, Ph.D., Dec. 1991.
“A Combined Artificial Intelligence Approach to Anesthesia-Related Operating Room Safety Monitoring”, Duane L. Patterson, Ph.D., May 1997.
“Knowledge Discovery with Medical Databases: A Case-Based Reasoning Approach”, Yuh-Show Tsai, Ph.D. Dissertation, August 1998.
"Scoring Pain Drawings for use in a Spine Service Automated Triage System", Neal W. Sanders, Ph.D. Dissertation, May 2000.
"Knowledge Discovery in Perioperative Databases Using Bootstrapped Rule Induction", Lemuel Russell Waitman, Ph.D. Dissertation, December 2001.
8 PhD Dissertations supervised
MASTER OF ENGINEERING DESIGN PROJECTS SUPERVISED “The Design of an Infant Monitor from an Industrial Perspective”, Brian Cox and Asif Lala, M.E., December 2001.
“A Novel, Zero-Contact Device for Breath Monitoring by Emission and Detection of Infrared Light”, Ross Fuller, M.E., May 2003
“Wound Monitoring System”, Master of Engineering Design project for Lynne Falk, Matt Moore, and Viral Patel, May 2004
“Rotating patient bed for 3-D Mammography”, Adam Karpinski and Nichole Serago: ME design project, December 2004.
4 ME Design projects supervised, involving 8 design students.
Biomedical Engineering Committee
Medical Physics and Engineering Committee
Student Recruitment Committee
ASEE New Engineering Educator Delegates Committee
Master of Engineering Committee
Animal Care Committee
Graduate Faculty Delegate Assembly
Research Committee (Anesthesiology)
Engineering Safety Committee
Engineering Library Committee, director search 2005
ABET Committee (Department and School)
Honor Council Advisory Committee (University)
2010-2011 School of Engineering Senior Design Committee
Ford Motor Company : Levapad Simulation
1970 - 1971
Naval Aerospace Medical Institute: Digital Analysis of Electrocardiograms
1970 - 1990
Nashville Veterans Administration Hospital: Instrumentation for Measurement of Healing Bone Characteristics, Vectorcardiography Research
Brookhaven National Laboratories, Chemistry Department - Image Reconstruction
1979 - 1989
Oak Ridge Associated Universities Cyclotron target design and image reconstruction
1980 - date
Miscellaneous fire and accident investigations, product safety, product failure
King, Paul H., and Fries, Richard C. Design of Biomedical Devices and Systems, Marcel Dekker Press, New York, 2002, ISBN 0-8247-0889-X. Currently part of Taylor & Francis Group. Published 2003. Korean translation of the first edition, 2008.
King, Paul H., and Fries, Richard C. Design of Biomedical Devices and Systems Second Edition published by CRC Press in 2008, ISBN 978-1-4200-6179-6.
King, Paul H., Fries, Richard C., Johnson, Arthur T. Design of Biomedical Devices and Systems Third Edition, CRC Press, 2014, ISBN 978-1-4665-6913-3.
Peer Reviewed Publications and Book Chapters Linden, O., Baker, W., Greenway, R., King, P., Piazza, J. and Reswick, R. "Metabolic Rhythms of the Quadriplegic Patient," Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, January 1965, pp. 79-88, Vol. 46, No. 1-A.
Sollberger, A., Apple, H., Greenway, R., King, P., Lindan, O. and Reswick, J. "Automation in Biological Rhythm Research with Special Reference to Studies on Homo," from The Cellular Aspects ofBiorhythms, Symposium on Rhythmic Research, Wiesbaden, Germany, August, 1965. Published by Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1967, pp. 184-198.
King, P.H., Baker, W.R., Ginn, H.E. and Frost, A.B. "Computer Optimization of Hemodialysis." Published in International Journal of Bio-Medical Computing, Vol. 1, No. 4, 1970, pp. 253-264.
Patton, J.A., Brill, A.B. and King, P.H. "Transverse-Section Brain Scanning with Multicrystal Cylindrical Imaging Device,” Tomographic Imaging in Nuclear Medicine, Gerald Freeman, Editor, SNM, Inc., New York, pp. 28-43, 1973. (Book Chapter).
Connolly, J.F. and King, P.H. "Closed Reduction and Immediate Cast-Brace, Ambulation of Femoral Fractures, Part 1: An In Vivo Quantitative Analysis of Immobilization in Skeletal Traction and a Cast-Brace," Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Vol. 55-A(8), pp. 1559-1580, December 1973.
Smith, R.F., Stanton, K.C. and King, P.H. "Applications of the Frank Lead System in Clinical and Aerospace Medical Research," Biomedical Electrode Technology, Academic Press, 1974, pp. 387-404. (Book chapter.)
Smith, R.F., King, P.H., Stanton, K., Stoop, D. and Brown, D. "Quantitative Electrocardiography during Extended Spaceflight. The First Skylab Mission," Astronautica Acta 2(1-2) pp. 89-102, 1975.
Smith, R.F., Stanton, K., Stoop, D., Janusz, W. and King, P.H. "Quantitative Electrocardiography During Extended Spaceflight: The Second Skylab Mission," Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine 47:353-359, 1976.
Johns, O.T., Shiavi, R., Griffin, P. and King, P. "Foot and Shoe Cover for Foot-Fall Pattern Measurements," Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, 17:094-096, 1979.
Orth, D.N., Besser, G.M., King, P.H. and Nicholson, W.E. "Free-Running Circadian Plasma Cortisol Rhythm in a Blind Human Subject," Clinical Endocrinology, 10 (6) pp. 603-617, 1979.