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Fu M. Hu Ph.D.

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Anesthesiology
Secondary Appointments: Surgery
Additional Title(s): (Peter Hu)
Location: 419 W Redwood St, 225
Phone: 410-328-7264
Phone: 410-328-7265

Personal History:


  • 1984 - BS, Electrical Engineering, Shanghai University, China
  • 1992 - MS, Computer Science, University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • 2013 - PhD, Computer Science, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Research Interests:

Utilizing real-time patient field and admission vital signs data to predict life saving interventions such as emergency blood transfusion, intubation, and emergency surgery. Developing realtime advanced machine learning algorithms to predict near and long term trauma patient outcomes. In hospital and mobile telemedicine applications for rapid assessment of trauma patient status for triage and treatment.

Active Grants and Contracts:

Comparison of Automated and Manual Recording of Brief Episodes of Intracranial Hypertension and Cerebral Hypoperfusion. (ICP Comparison)
Role: Principle Investigator
Period: 8/2013-8/2014

Autonomous Critical Care Systems  (ACCS) ONR N00014-12-C-0120
Role: Co-Investigator
Period: 6/2012-12/2014

Predicting casualty blood product needs using pre-hospital vital signs (ONPOINT II)
Role: Co-Investigator
Period: 6/2012-5/2014

Use of Performance Measures to Evaluate, Document Competence and Deterioration of ASSET Surgical Skills
Role: Co-Investigator
Period: 2/2013-1/2015

"Fit-to-fly" biomarkers after severe TBI
Role: Co-Investigator
Period: 7/2013-3/2015

Continuous non-invasive monitoring and the development of predictive triage indices for outcome following trauma (ONPOINT I)
Role: Co-Investigator
Period: 4/2014-3/2015


Selected peer-review articles among 65 papers

  1. Hu P, Xiao Y, Ho D, Mackenzie CF, Hu H, Voigt R, Martz D. Advanced Visualization Platform for Surgical Operating Room Coordination: Distributed Video Board System. Surgical Innovation. 13(2):129-135. 2006 PMID:17012154
  2. Mackenzie CF, Hu P, Fausboll C, Nerlich M, Benner T, Gagliano D, Whitlock W, Lam D, Xiao Y. Challenges to remote emergency decision-making for disasters or Homeland Security. Cognition, Technology, and Work. 9(1):15-24. 2007 
  3. Mackenzie CF, Xiao Y, Hu P, Seagull FJ, Fitzgerald M. Video as a Tool for Improving Tracheal Intubation Tasks for Emergency Medical and Trauma Care.  Annals of Emergency Medicine 50(4):436-42. 2007 PMID:17881317
  4. LaMonte MP, Bahouth MN, Xiao Y, Hu P, Baquet CR, Mackenzie CF. Outcomes from a comprehensive stroke telemedicine program. Telemedicine and E-Health 14(4):339-44. 2008  PMID:18570562
  5. Xiao Y, Dexter F, Hu F, Dutton R. Usage of Distributed Displays of Operating Room Video when Real-Time Occupancy Status was Available . Anesthesia and Analgesia; 106(2):554-560. 2008  PMID:18227316 
  6. Xiao Y, Hu P, Moss J, de Winter J, Venekamp D, Mackenzie CF, Seagull FJ, Perkins S. Opportunities and challenges in improving surgical work flow. Cognition, Technology & Work, 10:313-321. 2008 
  7. Kim Y-J, Xiao Y, Hu P, Dutton RP. Staff Acceptance of Video Monitoring for Coordination: A Video System to Support Perioperative Situation Awareness. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 18(16):2366-71, 2009. PMID:19583666
  8. Sen A, Xiao Y, Lee S, Hu P, Dutton RP, Haan J, OConnor J, Pollak AP, Scalea T. Daily Multi-Disciplinary Discharge Rounds in a Trauma Center: A Little Time, Well Spent. Journal of Trauma, 66(3):880-7. 2009 PMID:19276768
  9. Gurses AP, Xiao Y, Hu P. User-designed information tools to support communication and care coordination in a trauma hospital. Journal of Biomedical Informatics 42(4):667-77, 2009 PMID:19298868
  10. Mackenzie C, Donohue J, Wasylina P, Cullum W, Hu P, Lam DM. How will military/civilian coordination work for reception of mass casualties from overseas?  Pre hospital Disaster Med. 2009 Sep-Oct;24(5):380-8. 2009 PMID:20066638
  11. Kahraman S, Hu P, Xiao Y, Dutton RP, Aarabi B, Stein DM, Scalea TM. Pressure-time dose of automated ICP and CPP data predicts outcomes in severe TBI. J Trauma. 2010;69:110-8. PMID:20038855
  12. Kahraman S, Dutton RP, Hu P, Stansbury L, Xiao Y, Stein DM, Scalea TM. Heart rate and pulse pressure variability are associated with intractable intracranial hypertension after severe traumatic brain injury. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2010; 22:296-302. PMID:20622688
  13. Kahraman S, Hu P, Stein DM, Stansbury L, Dutton RP, Hess JR, Scalea TM.  Dynamic three-dimensional scoring of cerebral perfusion pressure and intracranial pressure provides a Brain Trauma Index that predicts outcome in patients with severe traumatic brain injury. J Trauma. 2011. J Trauma. 2011;70(3):547-53 PMID:21610341
  14. Stein DM, Hu P, Brenner M, Sheth K, Liu K, Xiong W, Aarabi B, Scalea TM.  Brief Episodes of Intracranial Hypertension and Cerebral Hypoperfusion are Associated with Poor Functional Outcome Following Severe Traumatic Brain Injury . Journal of Trauma. 2011 Aug;71(2):364,73; discussion 373-4 PMID:21825940
  15. Woodford M, Mackenzie C,  DuBose J, Hu P, Kufera J, Hu E, Dutton R,  Scalea T. Continuously Recorded SPO2 and Pulse Rate During Pre-hospital Transport Outperform Initial Measurement in Prediction of Mortality after Trauma  J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Apr;72(4):1006-12. PMID:22491618
  16. Brenner M, Stein DM, Hu P, Aarabi B, Sheth K, Scalea TM.  Traditional systolic blood pressure targets underestimate hypotension-induced secondary brain injury.  J Trauma. 2012 May;72(5):1135-9 PMID:22673237
  17. Stein DM, Hu P, Chen H, Stansbury LG, Yang S, Scalea TM. Computational "gene-mapping" to analyze continuous automated physiologic monitoring data in neuro-trauma intensive care. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2012 Aug;73(2):419-25 PMID:22846949
  18. Diamantidis C, Zuckerman M, Fink W, Hu P, Yang S, Fink JC. Usability of a chronic kidney disease educational Web site targeted to patients and their family members  Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2012 Oct;7(10):1553-60 PMID22798537
  19. Brenner M, Stein D, Hu P, Kufera J, Wooford M, Scalea T. Association Between Early Hyperoxia and Worse Outcomes After Traumatic Brain Injury. Arch Surg. 2012 Jul 16:1-5. PMID:22801994
  20. Sheth KN, Stein DM, Aarabi B, Hu P, Kufera JA, Scalea TM, Hanley DF. Intracranial Pressure Dose and Outcome in Traumatic Brain Injury. Neurocrit Care. 2013 Feb;18(1):26-32.  [Online 2012 Oct 9]. PMID:23055087
  21. Stein D, Brenner M,  Hu P, Yang S, Hall E, Stansbury L, Menaker J,  Scalea T, Timing of Intracranial Hypertension following Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.  Neurocrit Care. 2013 Jun;18(3):332-40. doi: 10.1007/s12028-013-9832-3.PMID:23494545
  22. Dale Y, Dutton R, Hu P, Chang Y, Brown C, Chen H, Grissom T, Kufera J, Scalea T
  23. Effect of Video Laryngoscopy on Trauma Patient Survival: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2013 Jul 2. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23823612Hu P, Galvagno SM, Sen A, Dutton RP, Handley C, Shckelford S, Pasley JD, Mackenzie CF. Identification of dynamic prehospital changes with continuous vital signs acquisition. Air Med J. 2014 Jan-Feb;33(1):27-33. PMID: 24373474
  24. Colton K, Dinardo T, Hu P, Xiong W, Hu E, Reeds G, DuBose J, Stansbury LG, Mackenzie CF, Chiu W, Miller C, Fang R, Stein D,  Scalea T, ONPOINT Study Group. â?oFull of sound and fury, signifying nothing:â? The burden of transient non-critical monitor alarms in a trauma resuscitation unit.  J Trauma Nurs. 2013 Oct-Dec;20(4):184-8. PMID: 24305079
  25. Diamantidis CJ, Fink W, Yang S, Zuckerman M, Ginsberg J, Hu P, Xiao Y, Fink J.Directed use of the Internet for health information by patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD): results from Saf e Kidney Care.  J Med Internet Res. 2013 Nov 15;15(11) PMID: 24240617
  26. Grissom T, Sappenfield J, Galvagno S, Cherry S, Chang C, Hu P.
  27. Performance Assessment in Airway Management Training for Nonanesthesiology Trainees: An Analysis of 4,282 Airway Procedures Performed at a Level 1 Trauma Center. J of Anesthesiology. 2014 Jan;120(1):185-95. PMID: 24201030
  28. K Colton , S Yang, PF Hu, HH Chen, B Bonds,  TM Scalea,  DM Stein. Intracranial pressure response after pharmacologic treatment of intracranial hypertension. J of Trauma (Accepted Feb,7,2014)
  29. C Mackenzie, Y Wang, PF Hu, SY. HH Chen, G Hagegeorge, LY Stansbury, S Shackelford, ONPOINT Study Group Automated prediction of early blood transfusion in trauma patients J of Trauma  JT-D-13-02260R1  (Accepted Jan, 17, 2014)