AAWC Member Spotlight



Years of Wound Care Experience: 7+
Areas of Expertise: Foot and ankle pathologies with application of surgery as deemed fit.
Involvement with AAWC: General member

What aspect of your AAWC membership do you value the most?
Networking, access to latest peer reviewed articles, increase exposure of myself to others within this discipline

As a new member, what do you hope to gain from your membership?
I look forward to meeting new members, learning a great deal about the new innovative wound care modalities available and having exposure to newer technologies at our disposal to help our patients.

Did a specific person, circumstance, or goal inspire you to pursue your current profession?
Increased exposure during my first job really pushed my interests further as I felt this was an aspect of my practice that gave me deep gratitude.   Specific people who have influenced me along the way are Dr. Jason Kalk, he strongly encouraged me to pursued to increase my expertise and experience with wound care.  Dr. Catherine Rogers who helped me when I initially graduated from residency and began my first job at the wound care center.

What is one thing about working in wound care that you wish more people understood?
How preventive it truly can be.

What are some adjectives that describe your personality?
Personable, charming, approachable.

What is your biggest personal and/or professional accomplishment to date?
Helping create a residency program during a very tough time for myself and my co residents

Is there anything else you would like to share?
I want to take a moment to spotlight an incredible mentor I have met along the way, Dr. Marcela Dolores Farrer, DPM, MBA, CWS.  She has provided meaningful insight for me and guidance as I started my journey.