SCIENTIFIC ADVISORS

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JONATHAN SAXE, MD, FACS, MAR, MBA

Medical Director, Altrazeal
Vice-Chair of Surgery, Ascension St. Vincent’s Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

LEADERSHIP:
- Professor, Indiana College of Medicine
- Professor, Marion College of Osteopathic Medicine
- Past Chair, American College of Surgeons’ Ohio Committee on Trauma
- Past Director of Trauma Research, Ascension St. Vincent Hospital
- Past Program Director Surgical Residency, Ascension St. Vincent Hospital

EDUCATION:
- Brandeis University, Wheaton College, Wayne State University, Liberty University

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MATTHIAS AUGUSTIN, MD

Director, German Institute for Health Services Research in Dermatology and Nursing University Medical Center of Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE), Hamburg, Germany

LEADERSHIP:
- University Professor and Chair, Health Economics and Quality of Life Research
- President, German Wound Council - Deutscher Wundrat
- Founder and Director, University of Hamburg Center for Health Economics
- Director, Comprehensive Wound Center, University Medical Center of Hamburg
- "Grand Challenges in Global Skin Health" Research Chair, 180 Societies Globally
- Guidelines Commission Member, German Dermatological Society

EDUCATION:
- University of Hamburg, Freiburg and Basle, Tufts University – Boston

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GREGORY BOHN, MD, UHM/ABPM, MAPWCA, FACHM

Department of Surgery, Lourdes Health, Onekama, MI

LEADERSHIP:
- President, American Board of Wound Healing
- Council Member, European Wound Management Association
- Past President , Association for Advancement of Wound Care

EDUCATION:
- Wayne State University, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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LAWRENCE A. LAVERY, DPM, MPH

Professor, Plastic Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

LEADERSHIP:
- Medical Director, Diabetic Limb Salvage Program, Parkland Hospital
- Member, International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot
- Past chair of the American Diabetes Association Foot Care Counsel and the American Public Health Association’s Foot Section

EDUCATION:
- University of Texas Health Science Center, Dr. William Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Indiana University

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JEFFREY NIEZGODA, MD, FACHM, MAPWCA, CHWS

President and CMO, WebCME.net

LEADERSHIP:
- President, American Professional Wound Care Association
- Founder and President Emeritus, AZH Wound and Hyperbaric Center
- Former President, American College of Hyperbaric Medicine
- Member, Association of Military Surgeons

EDUCATION:
- Uniformed Services Health University, United States Air Force Academy

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STEVEN SMITH, MD, DERMATOLOGY, MOHS SURGERY

Mohs Surgeon, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Boston, MA

LEADERSHIP:
- Former President, Massachusetts Academy of Dermatology
- Former Chief, Mohs Surgery, SUNY Health Science Center - Brooklyn, NY

EDUCATION:
- Tufts University School of Medicine

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NATALIA KIRSTEN, MD

Global Research Advisor

LEADERSHIP:
- Senior Physician, Institute for Services in Health Care Research in Dermatology and Nursing
- Former Resident, Department of Dermatology, Professor Carle Paul Larrey Hospital University of Toulouse, France

EDUCATION:
- University of Hamburg