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  • 08/30/2016 8:10 AM | Anonymous

    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.

    About APWCA

    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.

  • 05/12/2016 10:20 AM | Anonymous

    LAFAYETTE, LA — The American Professional Wound Care Association® (APWCA) recently announced newly-appointed leadership to its board of directors.  Steven J. Kavros, DPM, MAPWCA, FAACWS, CWSP, was appointed incoming APWCA President.  He will serve a three-year term and succeeds outgoing APWCA President, Thomas E. Serena, MD.

    A list of the 2016 APWCA Board of Directors follows:


    Steven J. Kavros, DPM, MAPWCA, FAACWS, CWSP
    Vascular Surgery Associates
    Blaine, MN
    Chief Medical Officer, Miromatrix Medical, Inc.
    Eden Prairie, MN

    Vice President:

    Jeffrey A. Niezgoda, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS
    Greendale, WI


    Kathya Zinszer, DPM, MPH, FAPWCA
    Geisinger Medical Center
    Danville, PA


    Stephen H. Sprigle, PhD, PT, AAPWCA
    Georgia Institute of Technology
    Atlanta, GA


    Randall G. Cook, MD, FACS, FAPWCA
    Jackson Wound & Hyperbaric Medicine Center
    Montgomery, AL

    Barbara Delmore, PhD, RN, CWCN, MAPWCA, IIWCC-NYU
    NYU Langone Medical Center
    New York, NY

    Kevin R. Emmons, DrNP, RN, AGPCNP-BC, CWCN, DAPWCA
    Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden
    Medford, NJ

    Barry M. Fabius, MD, CMD, FACP
    United Healthcare Community Plan
    Newark, DE

    Caroline E. Fife, MD, CWS, FUHM, FAAFP, FACCWS
    St. Luke's Hospital
    Woodlands, TX
    Baylor College of Medicine
    Houston, TX

    Tyson Green, DPM, FACFAS
    Imperial Health - Center for Orthopaedics
    Lake Charles, LA

    Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, FACFAS, MAPWCA
    Foot and Ankle Specialists of Delaware County
    Springfield, PA

    Christine Shettel, RN, BSN, CHWS, MAPWCA, PWRC
    York, PA

    Director Emeritus:

    Federico Peguero, MD, MAPWCA
    Lower Bucks Hospital
    Bristol, PA

    “I am very pleased with the ‘blue-ribbon’ board that we have assembled to lead APWCA into the future.  Our goals and objectives for the organization will continue to strongly position APWCA as a leader in wound care education, advocacy and research.  This group brings tremendous experience, leadership and enthusiasm to APWCA and will have a positive impact on membership,” states Dr. Steven J. Kavros, incoming APWCA President.

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