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 News Release - April 21, 2017

Association for the Advancement of Wound Care Announces 2017 Board of Directors Election Results

MALVERN, Pa., April 21, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) announced the 2017 AAWC Board of Directors election results during the AAWC Membership Meeting on April 7th in San Diego.

Newly, re-elected and/or appointed AAWC Board Members for the 2017-2019 term include:
  • Secretary: Robert Snyder, DPM, MSc, CWS
  • Nurse: Catherine Milne, APRN, MSN, ANP/ACNS-BC, CWOCN-AP
  • Nurse: Linda Pruitt, RN, MS, WOCN
  • Physical Therapist: Marta Ostler, PT, CWS, CLT
  • Physician: Gary Gibbons, MD, FACS
  • Physician: Lisa Gould, MD, PhD, FACS
  • Podiatric Physician: Anthony Tickner, DPM, DABPM, FACCWS, FAPWCA, FAPWH
  • Research: Holly Kirkland-Kyhn, PhD, FNP, GNP, CWCN Industry: Caroline Fife, MD, CWS, FUHM
In addition, Afsaneh Alavi, MSc, MD, FRCPC was appointed as the new International Board Member.

AAWC Board Members continuing their terms through 2018 include:
  • President: Greg Bohn, MD, FACS, ABPM/UHM, CWSP, FACHM
  • President-Elect: Thomas Serena, MD, FACS
  • Past-President: Vickie R. Driver, DPM, MS, FACFAS
  • Treasurer: Tim Paine, PT
  • Consumer: Karen Bauer, NP-C, CWS, CHRN
  • Nurse: Kara Couch, MS, CRNP, CWS
  • Member-at-Large: Mary Haddow, RN, CWCN
  • Physical Therapist: Hollie Mangrum, PT, DPT, CWS


It is with fond appreciation that the Association recognizes recently retired Board Members:
  • Secretary: Barbara Bates-Jensen, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • International Board Member: Jan Apelqvist, MD, PhD
  • Nurse: Ruth Bryant, RN, MS, CWOCN
  • Research: Linda Cowan, PhD, ARNP, FNP-B, CWS
  • Nurse: Jennifer Hurlow, MSN, GNP-BC, WOCN
  • Physical Therapist: Scott LaRaus, PT, DPT, CWS
  • Podiatric Physician: Eric Lullove, DPM, CWS, FACCWS
ABOUT AAWC - AAWC is the leading, nonprofit membership organization in the US dedicated to interprofessional wound healing and tissue preservation. The Association's focus is on education, public policy, and the application of evidence-based wound care practice. AAWC offers membership and associated benefits to everyone involved in wound care, including clinicians and other healthcare professionals, patients, lay-caregivers, clinics/facilities, corporations, students, retirees, and advocates. There are numerous ways that one can make a difference at AAWC. Please join as a professional or discover our patient/lay-caregiver advocacy network and join for free.


Source: Association for the Advancement of Wound Care

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