Association for the Advancement of Wound Care Acknowledges 2013 Corporate Sponsors and Announces Open Enrollment for the 2014 Sponsorship Program

Sep 05, 2013, 05:00 ET from Association for the Advancement of Wound Care

MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) recognizes the generous support of its 2013 corporate sponsors and announces open enrollment for the 2014 sponsorship program.  Corporate support is paramount to sustaining the association's programs and activities. This year's AAWC Corporate Sponsors include:  3M Skin and Wound Care, KCI Medical, Smith & Nephew, Shire, Healthpoint Biotherapeutics, and Molnlycke Health Care US LLC.   

Representatives from the sponsoring corporations and the AAWC Board of Directors constitute the AAWC Corporate Advisory Panel (CAP).  The CAP allows close interaction with AAWC officers as well as other key wound care industry leaders who meet to collaborate on mutual concerns and issues including education, public awareness and government/regulatory affairs. As stakeholders with the common purpose of helping patients, the panel also focuses on elevating standards of wound care practice in developing areas worldwide. 

Participating AAWC Board members include: Robert J. Snyder, DPM, CWS, – President; Terry Treadwell, MD, FACS – Past President; Vickie Driver, MS, DPM, FACFAS – President-Elect; Teresa Conner-Kerr, PhD, PT, CWS, CLT – Treasurer; Barbara Bates-Jensen, PhD, RN, CWOCN – Secretary; Linda Pruitt, MS, RN – Industry Board Member; and  Peggy Dotson, RN, BSA – Regulatory Committee Chair.  The panel meets quarterly by phone and in-person at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) spring and fall conferences.   

AAWC reciprocates its dedication to the wound care industry with free seminars for industry representatives. AAWC offers unbiased information and support, when appropriate, on matters of government and regulatory affairs. Corporate support is the AAWC's second highest revenue source (second to membership dues.) Industry support is extremely important, and every dollar goes a very long way to sustain valuable programs and services for the wound care community.

The Association's 2014 sponsorship campaign is underway.  Please contact AAWC by email at or by calling 800.237.7285, extension 113 for more information and/or to become a sponsor. Many sponsorship benefits apply.

ABOUT AAWC - AAWC is the largest, not-for-profit membership organization in the United States dedicated to interprofessional wound healing and tissue preservation. AAWC's focus is on education, public policy, and the application of evidence-based wound care practice.  AAWC offers membership and associated benefits to everyone involved in wound care, including clinicians and other healthcare professionals, patients, lay-caregivers, clinics/facilities, corporations, students, retirees, and advocates.

SOURCE Association for the Advancement of Wound Care