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WHS Mission and Guiding Principles
Mission: Improve wound healing outcomes through science, professional education, and communication by:
  • Leading multi-disciplinary research in wound science and outcomes.
  • Linking scientists and clinicians to advance wound healing research.
  • Translating discovery into evidence based clinical outcomes.
  • Communicating through mentoring, education, publications, and global networking.

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2019 WHS Annual Meeting

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Deadline: December 3, 2018 11:59PM EST
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May 7-10, 2019
San Antonio, Texas

Communications Committee Update
Mohamed Ibrahim, MD
Mohamed Ibrahim, MD, Chair
Duke University Medical Center
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Swathi Balaji, PhD Swathi Balaji, PhD
Co-Chair 2014-2018
Baylor College of Medicine,
Texas Children's Hospital
Heather Powell, PhD Heather Powell, PhD
Co-Chair 2015-2018
Associate Professor, The Ohio State University
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Are you taking full advantage of what the Wound Healing Society has to offer? Just in case you forgot, we wanted to remind you the benefits that come with your membership. Access your "Members Only" account! Here you can update your personal information, access the journal, download your membership certificate, find a member and much more! It's important that you stay up-to-date on your dues to receive the full benefits so please log in and make sure you are in good standing. If you do not know your credentials, please contact the WHS Administrative Office.
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Following a bylaws review and amendment by the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, the Government Relations Committee was split in to two separate committees each with different drives. Dr. William Wooden has been and will continue working with the Board to move the committees forward.
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WEF-CEP Patient Opinion Survey

Our Patients Have Spoken!

Announcing the results of the WEF-CEP Patient Survey

In a collaborative effort between the WHS, AAWC, and the FDA, the WEF-CEP goal is to identify clinically meaningful, evidence-based wound care endpoints for research and new product approvals. We have completed a survey of the professional wound care community that included 628 participants. The results, which identified 15 top-rated patient-centered and/or clinical endpoints, have been published in Wound Repair and Regeneration (March 2017). An additional publication presenting the research that supports these endpoints was recently accepted by WRR.

The next step was to survey the patient community. Through the efforts of many members in the WHS and AAWC we are proud to announce that we had a robust response and are now able to add the patient voice to our endpoint project.

Wound Healing Foundation

Funding Opportunities, Lectureships, Educational Resources, Donate, Volunteer, and Serve


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WRR Journal

Wound Repair and Regeneration (WRR) is dedicated to the publication of high-impact, in depth investigations of mechanisms of tissue repair and outcomes from well-designed and carefully analyzed clinical studies.
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Advances in Wound Care
Advances in Wound Care The WHS member discount prices for 2019 are:

Print and Online US $240
Print and Online Foreign $318
Online only $219
February 15-18, 2019
Nassau, Bahamas

3rd Fibroblast Growth Factors in Development and Repair Conference
Organizers: Sabine Werner (ETH Zurich) and Bradley Olwin (University of Colorado).
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