LAFAYETTE, LA — Barbara Delmore, PhD, RN, CWCN, MAPWCA, IIWCC-NYU, was recently appointed to the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) Board of Directors.
The NPUAP serves as the authoritative voice for improved patient outcomes in pressure injury prevention and treatment through public policy, education and research. Recent NPUAP achievements include the collaboration with the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP) and Pan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance (PPPIA) to develop a new pressure injury prevention and treatment clinical guideline. The intent of the collaboration is to advance international consensus in pressure injury prevention and management.
In her new role, Dr. Delmore will be responsible for helping to develop policy and set organizational goals for the NPUAP. Dr. Delmore also currently serves as a board member of the American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA), which will allow for synergies and a sharing of knowledge between the two organizations. “I am very excited about my future role in continuing to collaborate with and build connections between APWCA and the NPUAP,” states Delmore.
Dr. Delmore will begin her term in office January 2017. She is currently Senior Nurse Scientist at NYU Langone Medical Center.
The American Professional Wound Care Association® (APWCA) is a non-profit medical association welcoming medical providers from all disciplines involved in prevention and treatment of difficult wounds. Through a synergy of disciplines, APWCA has been a worldwide leader in the prevention and treatment of acute and chronic wounds since 2001. This association provides an informational and educational forum for healthcare providers, while promoting excellence in wound care and patient advocacy. Learn more about APWCA at www.apwca.org.