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President

Karen Campbell

 Communications and Marketing Committee Member

Fund Raising Committee Member

PhD, MScN, RN

Independent Consultant EO2 

Consultant Primacare Living Solutions 

Adjunct Professor, MClScWH, Western University, London, Ontario

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

Research Committee Member

Community Development Committee Member

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

Professional Development and Education Committee Member
Community Engagement Committee Member

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

Communications and Marketing Committee Member

Research Committee Member

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

Community Engagement Committee Chair

Research Committee Member

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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Regional Director - Africa

Trish (Patricia) Idensohn

Communications and Marketing Committee Chair

Fund Raising Committee Member

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

International Interdisciplinary Wound Care Course (IIWCC)

Post Graduate Paediatric Nutrition (PGPN)

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

Yee Yee Chang

MN

Nurse Clinician II

Singapore General Hospital,  Division of Nursing, Speciality Nursing (Wound Care)

Singapore

Ms Chang Yee Yee has attained her Master of Nursing In Western Australia and published her thesis title “Prevalence skin tears in an acute care setting in Singapore“. She...

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Regional Director - Australia

Ann Marie Dunk

Professional Development and Education Committee Chair

Fund Raising Committee Member

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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Regional Director - Europe

Samantha Holloway

Fund Raising Committee Chair

Community Engagement Committee Member

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

Reader

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 Reader I am responsible for delivering the Masters in Wound Healing and Tissue...

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Regional Director - Europe

Steven Smet

BSc. (Nursing) MSc. (Nursing and Midwifery) Post Graduate Infection Control

Clinical Nurse Specialist Wound Care and Pressure Ulcer Control, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium

Steven Smet worked for 2 years in the intensive care unit where after he started as the coordinator and team leader of the wound care center at the Ghent...

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Regional Director - Latin America (Brazil)

Vera Lucia Conceicao de Gouveia Santos

Communications and Marketing Committee Member

Research Committee Member

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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Regional Director - Latin America (Chile)

Heidi Hevia Campos

Professional Development and Education Committee Member

Community Engagement Committee Member 

BSN, MSN, WOCN /ET

Assistant 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. I saw the need to...

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Regional Director - Middle East

Gulnaz Tariq

Fund Raising Committee Member

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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Regional Director - North America (Canada)

Kevin Woo

Research Committee Chair

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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Regional Director - North America (USA)

Mary Gloeckner

Communications and Marketing Committee Member

Professional Development and Education Committee Member

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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