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President

Kimberly LeBlanc

Public Relations /Fund Raising – Chair  
Conference/Event Planning – Chair

MN, RN, CETN (C), PhD (student)

Kimberly LeBlanc is an Advanced Practice and Certified Enterostomal Therapy Nurse working with KDS Professional Consulting. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Nursing from Queens University. Kimberly is...

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President-Elect

Karen Campbell

Field Leader MClScWH, Western University

Associate Scientist, Lawson Research Institute  

PhD, RN, MScN

Karen is an RN PhD, who currently is the field leader for the Master’s of Clinical Science in Wound Healing at Western University in London ON. As well she...

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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

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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Trish (Patricia) Idensohn

Regional Director - Africa

RN.RM. Wound Care (Herts)(OFS) IIWCC (Toronto)

Private Nurse Practitioner
Owner of CliniCare – A health care clinic specialising in Advanced Wound Management in the Hospital, Clinic and Home environment in Ballito, South Africa
Franchise owner of Netcare Storks Nest Mother and Well Baby Clinic Ballito, South Africa

A nurse practitioner in clinical private practice. Advanced wound care consultant for clinical practice, medical funders and corporates. Regional, national and international advanced wound care educator. Regional and national...

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Regional Director - Asia

Hiromi Sanada

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 Medicine, The University of Tokyo

Professor, Department of Gerontological Nursing, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo             

 Adjunct Professor, Department of Imaging Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

Adjunct Professor, Department of Skincare Science, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo        

Adjunct Professor, Department of Advanced Nursing Technology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo                 

Adjunct Professor, Department of Life Support Technology (Molten), Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo           

PhD, RN, WOCN

Hiromi Sanada is a professor at the Department of Gerontological Nursing/Wound Care Management, Division of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, and a director at the Global...

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Dimitri Beeckman

Regional Director - Europe (Belgium)

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

Prof. dr. 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 doctoral...

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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)

Associate Professor level 3 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

Dr. Kevin Woo is an Associate Professor at Queen’s University, School of Nursing and School of Rehabilitation in Kingston, Canada.   His clinical and research interests focus on  chronic disease...

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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 - 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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Ann Marie Dunk

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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