Afsaneh Alavi

Dr. Alavi is a dermatologist at Mayo clinic in Rochester Minnesota. Dr. Alavi completed her residency in dermatology, a 2-year fellowship in Wound Healing and a Master’s of Science in Community Health at the University of Toronto.Her wound care journey started from IIWCC course in Toronto in 2004-2005. She served as the Director of the […]

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Safa Al Mustafa

CNO, SKMC Dr. Safa Al Mustafa, the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC),  RN, Bachelor in Nursing from Southern Queensland university/ Australia, Master degree in Health Care Management Marymount University/USA, Doctor Business Administration Abu Dhabi University/UAE and an active ENA member Dr. Safa has a total of 26 years of experience […]

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Elizabeth Ayello

Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, MS, BSN, ETN, RN, CWON, MAPWCA, FAAN is a board certified wound and ostomy nurse from New York USA, who is Internationally known as an educator, researcher, clinician, prolific author, editor, and mentor. Dr. Ayello is a Co-Editor in Chief for the journal Advances in Skin and Wound Care,  President of […]

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Sadanori Akita

Dr. Akita is a professor and chief of department of plastic surgery, wound repair and regeneration of Fukuoka University, school of medicine since 2016. He did his residency in plastic surgery at Nagasaki University Hospital. He received his PhD from the Graduate School of Nagasaki University specializing in plastic and reconstructive surgery.  He later did […]

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Terry Swanson

Terry Swanson completed her undergraduate nursing studies in the USA before immigrating to Australia in 1988.  She was endorsed in 2004 as one of the first Nurse Practitioners in her state and specialty of wound management in Australia.  Terry was admitted as a Fellow of the Australian Wound Management Association in 2010 for her significant […]

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Kimberly LeBlanc

Kimberly LeBlanc is known globally as an innovative nurse leader. She is the current Academic Chair of the Association for Nurses Specialized in Wound Ostomy and Continence Care’s (NSWOCC) Wound Ostomy and Continence Institute (WOC Institute) and an Advanced Practice and Certified Wound Ostomy Continence nurse working with KDS Professional Consulting. She holds a Doctorate […]

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Johlene Sander

Johlene Sander started her nursing career in 1989 at Volks Hospital (Cape Town) where she qualified as an Enrolled Nurse, then transferred to 2 Military Hospital and completed the Diploma in General Nursing to qualify as a Registered Nurse. She continued her education by doing a Post-basic Diploma in Midwifery and a Postgraduate Diploma Nursing […]

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Karen Ousey

I am Professor of Skin Integrity at the University of Huddersfield, Yorkshire in the UK, Visiting Professor at both Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia and the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin. Additionally, I am elected chair for the International Wound Infection Institute, Vice President of the International Surgical Wounds Complications Advisory Panel and Director […]

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Dieter Mayer

Dieter Mayer, MD, FEBVS, FAPWCA, Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery, completed his studies of medicine in Basel, Switzerland, in 1987. After various postgraduate engagements, in 1996, Doctor Mayer passed the Swiss board examination of general surgery. The certification by the European Board of Vascular Surgery followed in 2002. By specializing in Vascular Surgery, the long-grown […]

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Mariam Botros

Mariam is a clinician, educator and health leader.  As CEO of Wounds Canada, Mariam is responsible for both the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of the organization. She is a chiropodist and diabetes educator and completed a Master’s in Educational Leadership degree. Mariam has also published, developed and lectured in multiple programs both nationally and […]

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