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Susan Lantz
Private Sector Representative

Susan A. Lantz, Ph.D., is a mechanical, biomechanical, and biomedical engineer with more than 20 years of experience in forensic engineering, accident reconstruction, biomechanical and biomedical analysis, medical and mechanical device design and testing, and finite element modeling and analysis. A former college professor, Dr. Lantz spent 20 years experimentally determining injury mechanisms, particularly of the cervical and lumbar spine. She has analyzed and reconstructed hundreds of commercial, industrial, and vehicular accidents. Dr. Lantz is also a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) and a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator (CVFI). She joined the Board for the 2015/2016 term, and was reelected for 2017/2018. She has spearheaded the rebirth of the quarterly NAPARS Newsletter, getting all 4 inaugural issues out in 2016! Great job! (Updated 03 JAN 2017)