Board of Directors

As an organization, we believe that together we can raise public awareness of the needs of wound patients and clinicians and improve the quality of wound care globally.

Meet our Board of Directors...

Dr. Gregory Bohn

greg-bohnMedical Director of the Trinity Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine and is board certified in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine by the American Board of Preventative Medicine/UHM.

Greg Bosch

greg boschGreg Bosch is CEO of Geistlich Pharma NA, the global leader in regenerative medicine in dental and oral-maxillofacial surgery. Greg was previously President and CEO of PuriCore.  Greg received his BA in Public Policy from Duke University and his MBA from DePaul University.  In 2006, Greg received the Life Sciences CEO of the Year award at the Eastern Technology Council’s Enterprise Awards.

Michael Desvigne

Scott Donnelly

Scott Donnelly SmScott is VP of Marketing for Skin and Wound Management at Cardinal Health based in Dublin, Ohio.  With more than 36,000 employees worldwide Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician’s offices focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency, and improving quality.  Prior to Cardinal Health Scott was the Director of Supply Chain at OhioHealth in Columbus, OH.  He holds a BBA in Finance from Hofstra University and an MBA from The Ohio State University.

Patricia F. Lekacz

patricia-lekaczConsultant with extensive experience with founding, developing and conducting charity race events. She served as Director and Chairman of various committees for multiple not-for-profit organizations.

Dr. William W. Li

will-liDr. William W. Li is President and Medical Director of the Angiogenesis Foundation, a global nonprofit organization focused on disease fighting through blood vessel growth control. Dr. Li's expertise in wound healing spans basic and translational research to regenerative medicine and health policy.  He is a member of the Clinton Global Initiative, a TED speaker and founding director of the American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair.

 

Melody Lynd

Sean McCormack

sean-mccormackSenior Director, Commerical Development for Innovacyn, Naval Flight Officer, U.S. Navy 8 years active duty/12 years reserves. Commanded over 30 combat missions in Operation Desert Storm. 3 time U.S. Military Marathon Champion 1992-1994. Winner of 7 marathons.

Dr. Shannon Mitchel

FullSizeRender 4Dr. Mitchel has been involved in the practice of wound care for 20 years.  She graduated from Texas Woman’s University with a Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy in 1993. Her physical therapy practice grew to become 100% wound care and she became board certified in wound care as a physical therapist in 1999. She went on to be active in wound consulting teaching nurses and therapists how to perform wound care in the home setting.  She was adjunct faculty in the Department of Clinical Education of Texas Woman’s University.  Due to a desire to be able to do more for her patients, she went to medical school to seek her MD degree. She graduated from the University Of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2007. While in school, she received an NIH grant to perform research on soft tissue and bone sarcomas which led to several publications. Dr. Mitchel went on to a General Surgery Residency at the Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas.  In 2012, she joined Accelecare (now Healogics) and became their first Wound Care Physician in Portland, Oregon. She became involved in Clinical education within the corporation serving as a mentor to new physicians joining the practice.  In October of 2015, she received her CWSP and is now a Diplomat in the American Board of Wound Management. In September of 2016 she will be moving back to her home state of Texas to join WoundCentrics as the Medical Director for Cornerstone Hospital in Round Rock, Texas.  She is a member of the American Medical Association, The Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland, The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care, The American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair and the Columbia Wound Care Consortium. 

Dr. Arthur Stone

art-stoneDr. Stone is a healthcare industry leader and consultant who has practiced podiatry for more than 40 years. For more than 15 of those years, he has consulted and shared best practices and cutting edge healing procedures in skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities throughout South Carolina. He is also the founder and president of MedNexus, Inc ., a consulting company that “connects healthcare and business” by linking product development, sales and marketing, and the clinical aspects of a program together for successful launches and rollouts. Dr Stone is a noted speaker at conferences across the country. He is a Board Member of The National Pressure Advisory Board and past Advisory Board Member of Extended Care Products News and SORIM LTC.

 

Dr. Robert Snyder

Robert Snyder Dr. Robert Snyder is Professor and Director of Clinical Research and Fellowship Director in wound care and research at Barry University SPM. He has created and implemented the first post residency Wound Management and Research Fellowship for podiatric medical schools. He is certified in foot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is also a board certified wound specialist. Dr Snyder is immediate past-president of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care and past-president of the American Board of Wound Management, the certifying body for Wound Care Specialists. In addition to his doctorate, he holds an MSc in Wound Healing and Tissue Science from Cardiff University. His expertise at Cardiff, Wales, was further acknowledged as he was selected as an Internal Marker for MSc dissertations with an Honorary Title. To constantly expand his knowledge and stay current in all aspects of healthcare, he is completing an MBA in Health Management. Dr. Snyder is a key opinion leader and sought after speaker, lecturing extensively throughout the United States and abroad. He was chosen to develop and teach a wound care course for physicians internationally. Dr. Snyder has published several book chapters and over 150 papers in peer reviewed and trade journals on wound care. He serves on the editorial advisory boards of Ostomy Wound Management, Wounds and Podiatry Management and has recently been appointed as a periodic reviewer for the Lancet and NEJM. He has been a Principal Investigator on more than 50 randomized controlled trials for innovative wound healing modalities and products.

Dr. Michelle Wein

Wien headshotDr. Michelle Wien has been a Registered Dietitian for 35 years and has spent 23 of those years as a Certified Diabetes Educator.  She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Human Nutrition and Food Science Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.  Additionally, she is a Past-President of the California Dietetic Association and continues to serve as a board member for their Foundation.

 

Tom Whelan

tom-whalenTom is a thirty-year veteran in the medical devices industry. He is the Founder and President of WoundZoom, Inc., which focuses on products that will have a positive impact on wound care.