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Julianna Simon

Assistant Professor of Acoustics and Biomedical Engineering

Affiliation(s):

  • Acoustics
  • Biomedical Engineering

201E Applied Science Building

jcs516@psu.edu

814-865-4417

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Education

  • BS, Bioengineering, Washington State University, 2009
  • Ph D, Bioengineering, University of Washington, 2013

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Julianna Simon, O A Sapozhnikov, W Kreider, M Breshock, J C Williams and M R Bailey, 2018, "The role of trapped bubbles in kidney stone detection with the color Doppler ultrasound twinkling artifact.", Physics in medicine and biology, 63, (2), pp. 025011
  • K M Janssen, T C Brand, B W Cunitz, Y N Wang, Julianna Simon, F Starr, H D Liggitt, J Thiel, M D Sorensen, J D Harper, M R Bailey and B Dunmire, 2017, "Safety and Effectiveness of a Longer Focal Beam and Burst Duration in Ultrasonic Propulsion for Repositioning Urinary Stones and Fragments.", Journal of endourology, 31, (8), pp. 793-799
  • Julianna Simon, Y N Wang, B W Cunitz, J Thiel, F Starr, Z Liu and M R Bailey, 2017, "Effect of Carbon Dioxide on the Twinkling Artifact in Ultrasound Imaging of Kidney Stones: A Pilot Study.", Ultrasound in medicine & biology, 43, (5), pp. 877-883
  • Julianna Simon, B Dunmire, M R Bailey and M D Sorensen, 2016, "DEVELOPING COMPLETE ULTRASONIC MANAGEMENT OF KIDNEY STONES FOR SPACEFLIGHT.", The journal of space safety engineering, 3, (2), pp. 50-57
  • Elena Annenkova, Oleg Sapozhnikov, Wayne Kreider and Julianna Simon, 2016, "Acoustic nonlinearity as a mechanism for liquid drop explosions in drop-chain fountains generated by a focused ultrasound beam", IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, pp. 3
  • Julianna Simon, O A Sapozhnikov, Y N Wang, V A Khokhlova, L A Crum and M R Bailey, 2015, "Investigation into the mechanisms of tissue atomization by high-intensity focused ultrasound.", Ultrasound in medicine & biology, 41, (5), pp. 1372-85
  • Julianna Simon, O A Sapozhnikov, V A Khokhlova, L A Crum and M R Bailey, 2015, "Ultrasonic atomization of liquids in drop-chain acoustic fountains.", Journal of fluid mechanics, 766, pp. 129-146
  • S L Poliachik, T D Khokhlova, Y N Wang, Julianna Simon and M R Bailey, 2014, "Pulsed focused ultrasound treatment of muscle mitigates paralysis-induced bone loss in the adjacent bone: a study in a mouse model.", Ultrasound in medicine & biology, 40, (9), pp. 2113-24
  • J D Harper, B Dunmire, Y N Wang, Julianna Simon, D Liggitt, M Paun, B W Cunitz, F Starr, M R Bailey, K L Penniston, F C Lee, R S Hsi and M D Sorensen, 2014, "Preclinical safety and effectiveness studies of ultrasonic propulsion of kidney stones.", Urology, 84, (2), pp. 484-9
  • T D Khokhlova, Y N Wang, Julianna Simon, B W Cunitz, F Starr, M Paun, L A Crum, M R Bailey and V A Khokhlova, 2014, "Ultrasound-guided tissue fractionation by high intensity focused ultrasound in an in vivo porcine liver model.", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111, (22), pp. 8161-6
  • Y N Wang, Julianna Simon, B W Cunitz, F L Starr, M Paun, D H Liggitt, A P Evan, J A McAteer, Z Liu, B Dunmire and M R Bailey, 2014, "Focused ultrasound to displace renal calculi: threshold for tissue injury.", Journal of therapeutic ultrasound, 2, pp. 5
  • B A Connors, A P Evan, P M Blomgren, R S Hsi, J D Harper, M D Sorensen, Y N Wang, Julianna Simon, M Paun, F Starr, B W Cunitz, M R Bailey and J E Lingeman, 2014, "Comparison of tissue injury from focused ultrasonic propulsion of kidney stones versus extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.", The Journal of urology, 191, (1), pp. 235-41
  • M D Sorensen, M R Bailey, R S Hsi, B W Cunitz, Julianna Simon, Y N Wang, B L Dunmire, M Paun, F Starr, W Lu, A P Evan and J D Harper, 2013, "Focused ultrasonic propulsion of kidney stones: review and update of preclinical technology.", Journal of endourology, 27, (10), pp. 1183-6
  • J D Harper, M D Sorensen, B W Cunitz, Y N Wang, Julianna Simon, F Starr, M Paun, B Dunmire, H D Liggitt, A P Evan, J A McAteer, R S Hsi and M R Bailey, 2013, "Focused ultrasound to expel calculi from the kidney: safety and efficacy of a clinical prototype device.", The Journal of urology, 190, (3), pp. 1090-5
  • Y N Wang, Julianna Simon, B Cunitz, F Starr, M Paun, D Liggitt, A Evan, J McAteer, J Williams, Z Liu, P Kaczkowski, R Hsi, M Sorensen, J Harper and M R Bailey, 2013, "Ultrasound intensity to propel stones from the kidney is below the threshold for renal injury.", Proceedings of meetings on acoustics. Acoustical Society of America, 19, (1)
  • Julianna Simon, Oleg A Sapozhnikov, Vera A Khokhlova, Yak-Nam Wang, Lawrence A Crum and Michael R Bailey, 2013, "Ultrasonic atomization: A mechanism of tissue fractionation", Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 19, (1), pp. 3
  • Michael R Bailey, Yak-Nam Wang, Julianna Simon, Bryan W Cunitz, Jonathan D Harper, Mathew D Sorensen, Ryan S Hsi, Frank Starr, Marla Paun, Barbrina Dunmire, Oleg A Sapozhnikov and Lawrence A Crum, 2013, "Acoustic radiation force to reposition kidney stones", Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 19, (1), pp. 3
  • Wayne Kreider, Adam D Maxwell, Tanya D Khokhlova, Julianna Simon, Vera A Khokhlova, Oleg A Sapozhnikov and Michael R Bailey, 2013, "Rectified growth of histotripsy bubbles", Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 19, (1), pp. 3
  • Julianna Simon, O A Sapozhnikov, V A Khokhlova, Y N Wang, L A Crum and M R Bailey, 2012, "Ultrasonic atomization of tissue and its role in tissue fractionation by high intensity focused ultrasound.", Physics in medicine and biology, 57, (23), pp. 8061-78
  • A Shah, J D Harper, B W Cunitz, Y N Wang, M Paun, Julianna Simon, W Lu, P J Kaczkowski and M R Bailey, 2012, "Focused ultrasound to expel calculi from the kidney.", The Journal of urology, 187, (2), pp. 739-43
  • Julianna Simon, Oleg A Sapozhnikov, Vera A Khokhlova, Yak-Nam Wang, Lawrence A Crum and Michael R Bailey, 2012, "Tissue atomization by high intensity focused ultrasound", IEEE Int. Ultrasonics Symposium
  • Daniel G Hicks, Marvin J Pitts, R S Bagley, Anita Vasavada, A V Chen, F A Wininger and Julianna Simon, 2009, "In vitro biomechanical evaluations of screw-bar-polymethylmethacrylate and pin-polymethylmethacrylate internal fixation implants used to stabilize the vertebral motion unit of the fourth and fifth cervical vertebrae in vertebral column specimens from dogs", American Journal of Veterinary Research, 70, (6)

Magazines/Trade Publications

  • Julianna Simon, Adam D Maxwell and Michael R Bailey, 2017, "Some work on the diagnosis and management of kidney stones with ultrasound", Acoustics Today, 13, (4)

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