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Friday, March 8, 2019

NPUAP 2019 Annual Conference

The NPUAP 2019 annual conference took place Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri. The conference, titled Innovative Research & Practice Across Populations: Connecting Science to Practice, featured nationally and internationally recognized experts focusing on pressure injury prevention and treatment across the spectrum of special populations. The NPUAP also annouced the 2019 International Guideline for Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Injury, scheduled to be launched November 15-16, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Advances in Skin & Wound Care would like to extend our most enthusiastic congratulations to the conference's award winners:

Barbara Braden, PhD, FAAN, winner of the JoAnn Maklebust Lifetime Achievement Award

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Joyce Black, PhD, RN, FAAN, winner of the Kosiak Award

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William Padula, PhD, MS, MSc, winner of the Thomas Stewart Founder's Award

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Michelle Deppisch, PT, CWS, FACCWS, winner of the President's Recognition Award 

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