The North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME), the CE-sponsor for the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) Spring and Fall meetings, and SAWC co-host, HMP Communications, LLC, today announced the inaugural class of five SAWC Spring scholarship winners, selected in cooperation with several prominent wound care societies and associations.
The SAWC Spring scholarships target physicians, podiatrists, nurses, and therapists, as well as wound care fellows and researchers.
The inaugural list of SAWC Spring scholarship winners at the 2012 SAWC Spring/WHS Conference includes:
“Wound Healing Fellow Scholarship” - Malgorzata Plummer, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Section of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair, University of Illinois at Chicago
Presenter – William Ennis, DO, MBA, FACOS, President, American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair (ACWHTR)
“Wound Care Nursing Scholarship” - Sue Girolami, RN, BSN, CWOCN, Clinical Manager, Therapy Support, Inc.
Presenter – Terry Treadwell, MD, FACS, President, Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC)
“Wound Healing Research Scholarship” - Kenneth Finnson, PhD, Research Associate, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University Surgical Research
Presenter – Harriet Hopf, MD, President, Wound Healing Society (WHS)
“Wound Care Therapist Scholarship” - Jaimee Haan, PT, CWS, Team Leader – Physical Therapy Wound Management Department, University of Indiana Health
Presenter - Rose Hamm, DPT, CWS, President - Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management Section (CEWM), Wound Management Special Interest Group (WMSIG)
“Wound Care Training Scholarship” - Jeffrey S. Danetz, MD, FACS, Medical Director, Edward White Hospital Wound Center and Largo Medical Center Wound Center
Presenter – Robert Kirsner, MD, PhD, Co-Chairperson, SAWC
The owners of SAWC Spring have reached out to several major wound care societies and associations, along with key opinion leaders, to choose the inaugural 2012 SAWC Spring class of honorees. The five SAWC Spring scholarship winners will be honored during the annual SAWC Spring VIP Party to be held on Thursday night, April 19, 2012, at the Terraces Restaurant in the Georgia World Congress Center. Each of the scholarship winners will receive complimentary registration to SAWC Spring/WHS along with a framed certificate presented by their sponsor during the ceremony.
Visit http://spring.sawc.net/  or contact Tiffney Oliver at 609-630-6223 for more information on the 25th Annual SAWC Spring/WHS meeting being held in April 19–22, 2012, in Atlanta, GA.