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President

Karen Campbell

 Professional Development - Chair

Conference/ Event Planning 

Public Relations / Fund Raising

PhD, MScN, RN

Karen Campbell, the current President of ISTAP, is an adjunct faculty member for the Master’s of Clinical Science in Wound Healing at Western University in London ON Canada. In...

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President-Elect

Dimitri Beeckman

BSc, MSc, PGDip (Ed), PhD

Professor, University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium

Professor Dimitri Beeckman holds a BSc. in Nursing, an MSc. in Nursing and Midwifery, an MSc. in Education, and a PhD from Ghent University in Belgium. His PhD thesis...

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Treasurer

Ann Williams

ISTAP Committee - Website
ISTAP Committee - Marketing - Chair

BSN RN BC CWOCN CFCN

Wound and Ostomy Care Coordinator
Reston Hospital Center

Ann Williams has practiced nursing for 43 years. For the majority of her career, her main focus and expertise has been in wound management and prevention in the aging...

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Secretary

Diane Langemo

PhD, RN, FAAN

Diane Langemo, PhD, RN, FAAN, is President of Langemo & Associates Consulting.  For the past 30 years she has focused all of her work on wound care, including skin...

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Past President

Kimberly LeBlanc

Public Relations /Fund Raising – Chair

Conference/Event Planning – Chair

Education and Practice- Chair

PhD RN WOCC(C) IIWCC

Academic Chair

Canadian Wound Ostomy Continence Institute

In association with the Nurses Specialized in Wound Ostomy Continence Canada Association

Kimberly LeBlanc is the Academic Chair of the Canadian Wound Ostomy Continence Institute and a certified Wound Ostomy and Continence (WOCC (C)) Nurse working with KDS Professional Consulting. Kimberly...

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Trish (Patricia) Idensohn

Regional Director - Africa

Master of Science ( Clinical Skin Integrity and Wound Management )(MSc)

International Interdisciplinary Wound Care Course (IIWCC)

Registered Nurse (RN)

Registered Midwife (RM)

Wound Nurse Specialist in private practice.

Wound consultant and educator in the Asian, Middle Eastern and African regions. Part time lecturer University of Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa – Wound Care Certification Course Honorary Tutor...

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Regional Director - Asia

Hiromi Sanada

PhD, RN, WOCN

Director (Head), Global Nursing Research Center, Graduate School of  Medicine, The University of Tokyo Professor, Department of Wound Care Management, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of...

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Ann Marie Dunk

Regional Director - Australia

RN, BHlth Sc (Nursing), MN (Research)

Clinical Nurse Consultant, Tissue Viability Unit
Canberra Hospital, Australian Capital Territory Health

Ann Marie Dunk is the Clinical Nurse Consultant for the Tissue Viability Unit at Canberra Hospital. She has an extensive wound management background, and has a Bachelor of Health...

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Samantha Holloway

Regional Director - Europe (UK)

Master of Science (Social Science Research) (MSc)
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education (CertEd)
Registered Nurse (
RN)

Senior Lecturer

Programme Director (Masters in Wound Healing and Tissue Repair)

Centre for Medical Education

School of Medicine

Cardiff University, Wales, UK

My role encompasses both undergraduate and postgraduate activities within the School of Medicine. Working as a Senior Lecturer I am responsible for delivering the Masters in Wound Healing and...

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Vera Lucia Conceicao de Gouveia Santos

Regional Director - Latin America (Brazil)

PhD, ETN (stoma wound and continence care nursing)

Full Professor at Medical Surgical Department, School of Nursing, University of São Paulo (EEUSP).

Bachelor (1976), Master (1989), Doctorate (1996) degrees at EEUSP; Post doctorate degree (2008) at Hospital del Mar Research Institute – IMIM (Barcelona, Spain); Leader of Research Group on Stoma...

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Heidi Hevia Campos

Regional Director - Latin America (Chile)

BSN, MSN, WOCN /ET

Assitant professor Andrés Bello University, Viña del Mar Chile

I was born in Heidelberg Germany, I finish my nursing studies at the Catholic University of Chile. I started working in a private clinic there I saw the need...

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Gulnaz Tariq

Regional Director - Middle East

RN, (PAK) Post Grad, BSc, IIWCC (Toronto), MSc skin Integrity (UK)

President Elect WUWHS

Gulnaz Tariq is a Unit Manager for wound care in Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) in Abu Dhabi. She is a Registered Nurse with a Post Graduate Diploma and...

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Kevin Woo

Regional Director - North American (Canada)

PhD, RN, FAPWCA

Associate Professor, School of Nursing, School of Rehabilitation Therapy, Queen's University, Kingston ON Canada

Advanced Wound Consultant, West Park Health Center, Toronto, Ontario

Dr. Kevin Woo is an Associate Professor at Queen’s University, School of Nursing, School of Rehabilitation therapy in Kingston, Ontario. He teaches and provides supervision for both undergraduate and...

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Mary Gloeckner

Regional Director - North American (USA)
ISTAP Committee - Marketing

MS, RN, CWON, APN

Wound/Ostomy Clinical Nurse Specialist at UnityPoint Trinity Medical Center (in Rock Island, IL)

Mary Gloeckner is an Advanced Practice and Certified Wound & Ostomy Nurse at UnityPoint Trinity in Illinois & Iowa. Mary has been a nurse for 42 years and a...

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Dawn Christensen

ISTAP Committee - Website – chair

MHSc(N) RN CETN(C) IIWCC

KDS Professional Consulting
Clinical Nurse Specialist/Advanced Practice Nurse

Dawn is an Advanced Practice Nurse, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Educator and Certified Enterostomal Therapy Nurse. She is a Co-founder and Principal of KDS Professional Consulting in Ottawa. She...

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Karen Edwards

ISTAP Committee - Marketing Chair and Website

MSS, RN, BSN, CWOCN

Wound, Ostomy, Continence Nurse
UAB Hospital, Birmingham, AL

Karen taught high school sciences, was a Certified Diabetes Educator, has been an RN since 1993 and a CWOCN since 1998.  She is an active panel member of the...

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Past-President

Sharon Baranoski

MSN, RN, CWCN, APN-CCNS, FAAN

Nurse Consultant

Sharon Baranoski is a master’s-prepared advanced practice nurse with 30-plus years of experience in skin & wound care, and nursing management. She has experience in acute care, home care,...

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