Advisory Board

Diane L. Krasner

PhD, RN, CWCN, CWS, MAPWCA, FAAN Co-chairperson

 

Bio: Dr. Krasner is a board-certified wound specialist with experience in wound, ostomy, and continence (…more)

 

Why Wound Care?™ I’ve been a registered nurse for more than 35 years. After practicing medical-surgical nursing (…more)

Lia van Rijswijk

MSN, RN, CWCN Co-chairperson

 

Bio: Ms. van Rijswijk obtained her nursing degree from the Erasmus University  (…more)

 

Why Wound Care?™ Not too long after graduating I realized that developing relationships with my patients, (…more)

Janice M Beitz

PhD, RN, CS, CNOR, CWOCN, CRNP, APNC, FAAN

 

Bio: Dr. Beitz is a professor of nursing at the School of Nursing-Camden at Rutgers University (Camden, NJ) with more than 40 years (…more)

 

Why Wound Care?™ My career in wound care developed over time as a result of my earlier experiences as an operating room nurse, (…more)

Anne E. Belcher

RN, PhD, FAAN, ANEF

 

Bio: Dr. Belcher is an associate professor and co-director at the Office for Teaching Excellence at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (…more)

 

Why Wound Care?™ My interest in wound care stems from my work with Dr. Diane Krasner when she was a doctoral student at the, (…more)

Laurie McNichol

MSN, RN, CNS, GNP, CWOCN, CWON-AP, FAAN

 

Bio: Ms. McNichol has been a registered nurse for 34 years. She is a Master’s-prepared gerontological clinical nurse specialist (…more)

 

Why Wound Care?™ When I was a nursing student at D’Youville College (Buffalo, NY), one of my clinical rotations was at Roswell Park Cancer, (…more)

Dot Weir

RN, CWON, CWS

 

Bio: Dot has been a registered nurse for 39 years; 35 of those dedicated to the practice of wound and ostomy care. (…more)

 

Why Wound Care?™ As a very young nurse in 1979, I was standing in the nurse’s station on my unit when our Nursing Director came in and asked if anyone would like to go to a 3 day seminar directed at learning to provide ostomy care to patients. (…more)

Thomas Stewart

PhD

 

Bio: Dr. Stewart is presently an adjunct assistant professor at the SUNY at Buffalo and the subject matter expert for the Pressure Ulcer Team for the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. (…more)

 

Why Wound Care?™ Unfortunately, I have a great disadvantage when compared to my fellow Board Members because not only am I not a Wound Care Nurse, I am not even a Nurse! (…more)

Barbara Pieper

PhD, RN, FAAN, CWOCN, ACNS-BC

 

Bio: Dr. Barbara Pieper investigates the causes of and best treatments for chronic wound care among indigent adults and persons who inject (…more)

 

Why Wound Care?™ I became interested in wounds when I saw “new” products (other than gauze) entering the market in the early 1980s. (…more)

Kevin Y. Woo

PhD, RN, FAPWCA

 

Bio: Dr. Kevin Woo is an Assistant Professor at School of Nursing, Queen's University. He teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate programs in the areas of gerontology, biostatistics, and patient safety (…more)

 

Why Wound Care?™ I started my nursing career working in internal medicine and gerontology. During the first week being a nurse, I attended an orientation session on wound care (…more)

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