Work Groups address key initiatives identified in the wound care community that aim to improve patient access to cutting-edge medical technology while reducing cost and time to market.
Current Work Groups Include the following below:
Identification of gaps in current wound healing versus the desired pace of innovating advanced diagnostics and treatments for patients, including regulatory, clinical trials, clinical practice, and preclinical.
Chair: Howard Walthall, JD
Co-Chair: Randy Schwartz, BA
Officer Representative: Vickie Driver, DPM, MS
Development of a standardized approach to use real world data in wound research and the role it plays in FDA approvals and public and commercial payer coverage decisions.
Chair: Joseph Rolley, MS
Co-Chairs: Caroline Fife, MD and John Lantis, MD
Officer Representative: Lisa Gould, MD, PhD
Identification of validated tools and methods for measuring meaningful clinical endpoints in wound research to develop a Core Outcome Set.
Chair: Oscar Alvarez, PhD
Co-Chairs: Tod Brindle, PhD and Robert Snyder, DPM, MBA
Officer Representative: Peggy Dotson, RN, BS