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Editorial Board


Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, MS, BSN, RN, CWON, ETN, MAPWCA, FAAN
Faculty Emeritus, Excelsior College, School of Nursing, Albany, NY
Senior Advisor, The John A. Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, New York, NY
President, Ayello, Harris & Associates, New York, NY
President, World Council of Enterostomal Therapists
Past President (1999), National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

R. Gary Sibbald, MD, DSc (Hons), MEd, BSc, FRCPC (Med Derm), FAAD, MAPWCA, JM
Professor, Medicine and Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Director, International Interprofessional Wound Care Course & Masters of Science in Community Health (Prevention & Wound Care), Dalla Lana Faculty of Public Health, University of Toronto
Project Lead, Project ECHO Ontario Wound and Skin
Investigator, Institute for Better Health, Trillium Health
Previous President (2008-12), World Union of Wound Healing Societies

Editor Emeritus​

Richard "Sal" Salcido, MD, EdD
William Erdman Professor (Emeritus), Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Senior Fellow, Institute on Aging; and Associate, Institute of Medicine and Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
Professor and Founding Director, Physician Assistant Studies Program, Dominican University, River Forest, IL

Editorial Advisory Board 



Dan R. Berlowitz, MD, MPH
Chair, Department of Public Health
Professor, Zuckerberg College of Health Sciences
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Lowell, MA


Gregory A. Bohn, MD, FACS, UHM
Central Michigan School of Medicine
Saginaw, MI​


Ernest S. Chiu, MD, FACS
Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY​

Caroline E. Fife, MD
Professor of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology​, Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Harold I Friedman, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
School of Medicine, University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC

Subhas Gupta, MD, CM, PhD, FRCSC, FACS

Surgical Service Medical Staff Chief and Associate Chief of Surgical Services, Department of Plastic Surgery, Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA

Chaitanya Kodange, MD(Psy), MBBS, DMM, DHA, IIWCC
King Hamad University Hospital, Busaiteen, Kingdom of Bahrain

Jeffrey Levine, MD, AGSF, CWS-P 
Associate Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY


Dieter Mayer, MD, FEBVS, FAPWCA
Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery and Head of Wound Care, Cantonal Hospital of Fribourg, Switzerland​


Jeffrey A. Niezgoda, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CWHS
President & CMO, AZH Wound & Vascular Centers
Milwaukee, WI


Thomas E. Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, MAPWCA
Founder and CEO, SerenaGroup
Cambridge, MA

Ranjani Somayaji, MD, MPH, BScPT, FRCPC
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Biomedical Engineering

David M. Brienza, PhD
University of Pittsburgh,
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences,
Pittsburgh, PA


Amit Gefen, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv, Israel

Stephen Sprigle, PhD, PT
Director, Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access, Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA


Afsaneh Alavi, MD, FRCPC​
Associate Senior Consultant 
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Laurie Parsons, MD, FRCP(C), IIWCC-CAN
Medical Director, Sheldon Chumir Wound Clinic
Calgary, Alberta, Canada



Sharon A. Aronovitch, PhD, RN, CWOCN
Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare and Capital Regional Medical Center
Tallahassee, FL
Lead Faculty Program Director, Excelsior College
Albany, NY

Sharon Baranoski, MSN, RN, CWOCN, APN, DAPWCA, FAAN 
Nurse Consultant
Shorewood, IL

Nancy Bergstrom, PhD, RN, FAAN
Theodore J. and Mary E. Trumble Professor of Aging Research and Director, Center on Aging
University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, TX

Mary Brennan, RN, MBA, CWON, CNS
Pressure Ulcer Task Force, North Shore University Hospital
Manhasset, NY

Laurent Chabal, BSc (CBP), RN, OncPall (Cert), Dip (WH), ET, EAWT
Geneva School of Health Sciences, HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland
Ensemble Hospitalier de la Côte - Morges’ Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland

Jill Cox, PhD, RN, APN-c, CWOCN, FAAN
School of Nursing, Rutgers University
Newark, NJ
Englewood Health
Englewood, NJ

Center for Innovations in the Advancement of Care
NYU Langone Health
New York, NY


Cathy Thomas Hess, BSN, RN, CWOCN
Net Health Systems, Inc
Harrisburg, PA


Diane K. Langemo, PhD, RN, FAAN
Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor of Nursing (Emeritus), University of North Dakota College of Nursing
Grand Forks, ND

Kimberly LeBlanc, PhD, RN, NSWOC, WOCC(C), FCAN
Wound Ostomy Continence Institute, Nurses Specialized in Wound Ostomy Continence Care Canada
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Jenny Prentice, PhD, RN, STN, FAWMA
Editor, WCET Journal
Henley Brook, Western Australia

Hiromi Sanada, PhD, RN, WOCN
Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, The University of Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan

Hiske Smart, MA, RN, PG Dip (UK), IIWCC (Toronto)
King Hamad University Hospital
Muharraq, Kingdom of Bahrain


Nancy A. Stotts, EdD, RN, FAAN
Emeritus Professor of Nursing, University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA


Karen M. Zulkowski, PhD, DNS, RN, CWS
Montana State University-Bozeman
Billings, MT


Andy S. Chu, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, FAND
Food and Nutrition Services, NYU Langone Health
New York, NY

Mary Demarest Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN
Case Software & Books, Greensboro, NC

Mary Ellen Posthauer, RDN, CD, LD, FAND
Consultant Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Evansville, IL


Occupational Therapy

Susan L. Garber, MA, OTR, FAOTA, FACRM
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX


Linda Norton, OT Reg. (Ont), BScOT, OT Reg(ONT), MScCH, PhD
Client Relations and Education Specialist
London, Ontario, Canada


Ombudsman and Ethics Consultant

David W. Musick, PhD
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Roanoke, VA


Physical Therapy

James A. Birke, PT, PhD
Director of Rehabilitation Services, Health Sciences Center, Diabetes Foot Program, Louisiana State University (ret)
Baton Rouge, LA

Anna Polak, PhD, PT
Professor, Academy of Physical Education, Institute of Physioterapy and Health Sciences
Katowice, Silesia, Poland



Michael E. Fusaro, DPM, DABPM, FACPM, MAPWCA
St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center,
Paterson, NJ

Steven J. Kavros, DPM, FACCWS, CWS, MAPWCA
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

James McGuire, DPM, PT, CPed, FAPWHc
Director, Leonard Abrams Center for Advanced Wound Healing, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
Philadelphia, PA


Arthur Stone, DPM
MedNexus, Inc
Greenville, SC


Laura L. Bolton, PhD, FAPWCA
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ


Barbara Pieper, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWOCN, FAAN
Professor Emerita and Fulbright Scholar, College of Nursing, Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

Kevin Woo, PhD, RN, FAPWCA
Web Editor, Advances in Skin & Wound Care
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada​

Tracey L. Yap, PhD, RN, CNE, WCC, FGSA, FAAN
Duke University School of Nursing
Durham, NC


Peer Review Panel


JoAnn Beaudoin, RN, MSN, MHA, NEA-BC
Gilbert, AZ

Joyce M. Black, PhD, RN, FAAN 

Omaha, NE

Cezar Buzea, MD
Bucharest, Romania

Kathleen M. Capitulo, PhD, MSN, RN, FAAN, IIWCC
New York, New York

Norman J. Chideckel, MD, FACS 
New York, NY

Janet Cuddigan, PhD, RN, CWCN, CCCN
Omaha, NE

Roberto Cuomo, MD
Siena, Italy

George A. Deitrick, MD
Garden City, NY

Elizabeth Kahrs Friedrich, MPH, RDN, CSG, LDN, FAND
Salisbury, North Carolina
Scott Gorenstein, MD, FACEP
Mineola, NY

Suhad Hadi, DPM, FACFAS

Cleveland, OH

Michel H. E. Hermans, MD
Doral, FL

Susan D. Horn, PhD

Tampa, FL

Anthony R. Iorio, ​DPM, MPH
Long Island City, NY

Adam L. Isaac, DPM
Rockville, MD

Robert S. Kirsner, MD

Miami, FL

Bharat Kotru, PhD, IIWCC
Bathinda, Punjab, India

Michael J. Lacqua, MD, FAPWCA

Staten Island, NY

Irene Lara-Corrales, MD, MSc
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Brock Liden, DPM
Circleville, OH

Nancy Munoz, DCN, MHA, RDN, FAND 
Las Vegas, NV

Julia C. Paul, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CWS, NP
Rochester, MI

Frank L. Ross, MD, FACS

New York, NY

Cathryn Sibbald, BScPhm, MD, FRCPC (Derm) DABD
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Robert S. Skerker, MD, FAPWCA

Morristown, NJ

Gulnaz Tariq, MSc, BSc, RN, PG Dip (UK)
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates​

Darryl Werner, MD

Santa Ana, CA