Fred Chapman, Ph.D
Fred Chapman, Ph.D. joined Physio-Control, now a part of Stryker, in 1993. As Director of Research, he leads a group of engineers and scientists that focuses on the science and technology of emergency care. Fred’s research interests include resuscitation from cardiac arrest, transthoracic defibrillation, physiological monitoring, manual and mechanical CPR, ventilation, and detecting and improving care for acute myocardial infarction. He is widely published and enjoys extensive collaboration with a number of thought leaders in increasing the understanding of resuscitation and management of acute illnesses. In his spare time, he is an avid skier, bicyclist, hiker, and enjoys exploring the mountains of the Pacific Northwest with his wife and son. Fred received a Ph.D. degree in biomedical engineering, and master’s degrees in biomedical and electrical engineering, from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.