Association for the Advancement of Wound Care Creates Corporate Advisory Panel

Nov 15, 2010, 14:14 ET from Association for the Advancement of Wound Care

MALVERN, Pa., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) announces the creation of a Corporate Advisory Panel (CAP).  The CAP allows for increased communication and collaboration between AAWC and corporate members on a variety of wound care issues, including government and regulatory affairs.

AAWC's CAP consists of Gold, Silver and Bronze Corporate Supporters.  AAWC's 2010 Corporate Sponsors are 3M Skin and Wound Care, CCS Medical, KCI, and Molnlycke Health Care US LLC.  Also included in the development of the panel this year were past corporate sponsors, including Convatec, Healthpoint, Smith & Nephew and AAWC Board members Terry Treadwell, MD, FACS – President; William Ennis, DO, MBA – Past President; Robert J. Snyder, DPM, CWS, President-Elect; Barbara Bates-Jensen, Ph.D., RN, CWOCN – Research Board Member; Vickie Driver, MS, DPM, FACFAS –Podiatrist Board Member; Janice Young, RN, BSN, MPH, WOCN – Industry Board Member.  Two meetings took place this year with plans to meet quarterly in 2011, including meetings at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) in the spring and fall.  

AAWC offers a variety of benefits of membership to industry. Participation in the CAP is contingent upon gold, silver or bronze sponsorship in addition to a modest membership fee. The Association's 2011 sponsorship campaign is underway.  Please contact AAWC by calling 800.237.7285 extension 113 to become part of the AAWC Corporate Advisory Panel via sponsorship.  Attendance at CAP meetings is just one benefit of corporate sponsorship. There are many additional marketing opportunities throughout the year.

ABOUT AAWC - AAWC is the largest, not-for-profit, multi-specialty organization in the United States dedicated to the research and clinical application of evidence-based wound care. AAWC offers membership to everyone involved in wound care, including healthcare professionals, patients, lay-caregivers, clinics/facilities, corporations, students, retirees, and advocates.

SOURCE Association for the Advancement of Wound Care