The inaugural Business of Wound Care one-day meeting offers policy updates, hot topics in wound care, presentations from emerging early-stage companies and technologies, wound care CEO and investor roundtables, a networking reception and a free SAWC Fall Exhibit Hall Pass. This unique program is designed to provide business information and networking opportunities for entrepreneurs, companies and investors in the wound and diabetes care field.
Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 in Las Vegas, NV co-located with SAWC Fall 2013 (www.sawcfall.com)
David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, is a podiatric surgeon and researcher most widely known for his work in amputation prevention, the diabetic foot, and wound healing. He is a Professor of Surgery and Director of the Southern Arizona Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at the University of Arizona and has produced more than 350 peer-reviewed manuscripts and dozens of book chapters. In response to his hundreds of lectures in more than 40 nations worldwide, Armstrong was selected as one of the first six International Wound Care Ambassadors. In 2010, he was the youngest ever recipient of the American Diabetes Association's Roger Pecoraro Award and Lectureship, widely viewed as a lifetime achievement award in the field of the diabetic foot.
William J. Ennis, DO, MBA, FACOS, is board certified in general surgery, vascular surgery and family medicine. Dr. Ennis founded and is Director of the first academic physician-based Wound Healing and Tissue Repair Fellowship in the United States at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Dr. Ennis was also a founding board member and past president of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC), and is co-founder of the of American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair. He has published extensively with over 65 articles, abstracts and book chapters and has lectured throughout the world on wound care and vascular diseases. Current research interests include microcirculation, healing outcomes, health economics, and regenerative tissue mechanisms.