DENVER, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) has announced its recent appointment of Richard L. Wohl as director of publishing. A 30-year veteran in the publishing industry, Wohl will lead the association's publishing, editorial operations, new publication development and oversee the Library Services department. He reports to Karen Kemerling, PhD, vice president/chief information officer.
"Rich is well-respected in the electronic and print publications communities. His expertise in content and product development across multiple formats and platforms will support the association's ability to adapt quickly to our customers' need for resource access," said Kemerling. "With his expertise in educational, professional and consumer segments, Rich provides our association with valuable insight into our many markets."
Wohl is founder and CEO of Wohl Publishing, Inc., an educational publisher, with print and electronic products in both college and K-12 markets. Previously, he was executive vice president of publishing for Wolters Kluwer/Lippincottt Williams and Wilkins. Wohl earned his MBA from The Ohio State University, his MFA from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and his BA from The State University of New York at Binghamton.
AORN represents the interests of more than 160,000 perioperative nurses by providing nursing education, standards, and practice resources—including the peer-reviewed, monthly publication AORN Journal—to enable optimal outcomes for patients undergoing operative and other invasive procedures. AORN's 42,000 registered nurse members manage, teach, and practice perioperative nursing, are enrolled in nursing education or are engaged in perioperative research. www.aorn.org