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Alumni Spotlight
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The Alumni Spotlight page features accomplishments of the members of the NPIAP Alumni Council.


SAWC Spring (May 7 - 11, 2019)

NPIAP was a proud sponsor of the Spring 2019 SAWC conference in San Antonio.


Former NPIAP president Laurie McNichol, MSN, RN, CSN, GNP, CWOCN, CWON-AP, FAAN, presented Documenting and Tracing Healing.


The following NPIAP Alumni also presented at SAWC:
  • Dr. Diane Krasner
  • Dr. Sal Salcido
  • Dr. David Margolis
  • Evonne Fowler
  • Dr. Catherine Ratliff
  • Dr. Gregory Schultz
  • Sharon Baranoski
  • Dr. Elizabeth Ayello


 Award Winner  


Congratulations to NPIAP Alumna Diane Krasner who received the John Boswick Memorial Award for Outstanding Lifetime Achievement in Wound Healing.




SAWC Fall (November 1 - 4, 2018)



  1. Alumni Barbara Bates-Jensen, PhD, RN, WOC Nurse, FAAN presented a lecture entitled “Hot Topics in Pressure Ulcers”
  2. Alumni Joyce Black, PhD, RN, CWCN, FAAN presented a lecture entitled, “Assessing and Managing Deep Tissue Injury”
  3. Alumni Greg Schultz , PhD presented a lecture entitled “Biofilm Blisters: What They Are, How They Work and How to Use Them”
  4. Alumni and SAWC Founder Evonne Fowler, RN, CWON copresented a lecture entitled “Surviving a Fistula: The Reality for the Patient and Care providers”
  5. Alumni Laurie McNichol, MSN, RN, CNS, GNP, CWOCN, CWON-AP, FAAN presented a lecture entitled “Moisture Associated Skin Damage”
  6. Alumni Greg Schultz, PhD copresented a two-part lecture entitled “Wound Scene Investigation 1” and “Wound Scene Investigation 2”.