JWC WUWHS Awards 2020 Shortlist Announced

Contribution to Clinical or Preclinical Research

Zena Moore
Professor and Head of The School of Nursing and Midwifery at Royal College of Surgeons Ireland and Director of the Skin Wounds and Trauma (SWaT) Research Centre
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)


William H Tettelbach MD
Medical Director
Promise Hospital, MiMedx, USA


Natascia Mennini
Department of Chemistry-University of Florence, Italy

Cost-Effective Wound Management

Tissue Viability Team
Derbyshire Community Health Servcies NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Emanuele Cereda MD, PhD
UOC Dietetica e Nutrizione Clinica
Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, Italy

Laura Hallas Hoyes
Lead Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist
South West Yorkshire Partnership Trust, UK

Innovation in Diabetic Foot Care

Noriaki Maeshige
Optimization of rehabilitation process and strategy in diabetic foot ulcer patients
Assistant Professor
Kobe University Graduate School of Health Sciences, Kobe, Japan


Breanne Everett
Sensory Insoles with Remote Patient Monitoring Help Prevent Diabetic Foot Ulcers
CEO & President
Orpyx Medical Technologies Inc


Isabel Veronica Aburto Torres
The National Institute of Wounds Foundation, Chile

Innovation in Surgical Site Infection

International Consolidated Wound Infection Guideline Task Force
Association for the Advancement of Wound Care, USA

Dr Kylie Sandy-Hodgetts
Senior Research Fellow/Director Skin Integrity Clinical Trials Unit
University of Western Australia


Roberto Cassino 
MD Geriatrician, Medical Director
Casa di Riposo Residenza Sacra Famiglia – Korian , Erbagil srl company and creator of the Patent OZOILE - Stable Ozonides with Vitamin E acetate, Italy

Innovation in Technology Driven Research

Ana Lúcia Martins de Oliveira Carey
Clinical Nurse Manager
Beaumont Hospital Home Therapies, Ireland


Gustavo Moreira Costa de Souza
Plastic Surgeon
Hospital Felício Rocho (Felice Rosso Foundation) Hospital das Clínicas da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil


Windy Cole DPM
Director of Wound Research
Kent State University, USA

Innovation in Wound Care

Professor Julie Green
Dean of Education
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Keele University, UK


Suzanne Moloney
CEO / Founder
HidraMed Solutions


Flavia Firmino
Efficacy of oxidized regenerated celulose versus calcium alginate in the control of bleeding from malignant wounds in breast cancer: a randomized clinical trial
National Cancer Institute – INCA, Brazil

Innovation in Skin Integrity

Suzanne Moloney
Adhesive Free Wound Dressing Retention
HidraMed Solutions


Fernanda Mateus Queiroz Schmidt
Doctor Professor
Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Southern Minas Gerais - Passos City - Minas Gerais State, Brazil


Kimberly LeBlanc
Chair of the WOC Institute
Wound Ostomy Continence Institute, Canada

Excellence in compression and MLD

Robyn Bjork and Suzie Ehmann
Founder, CEO/President of ILWTI and Clinical Specialist
International Lymphedema & Wound Training Institute and Atrium Health Stanly, USA

Healogics Wound Care and Lymphoedema Team
Healogics UK


Jane Wigg
The Lymphoedema Training Academy, UK

Outstanding Achievement in Patient Care

Dr Emer Shanley
Clinical Nurse Specialist Tissue Viability and Wound Management
West Cork Community Care, Ireland


Dr Idevania Geraldina Costa
Assistant Professor
School of Nursing, Lakehead University, Canada

Prof. Juan Bosco Ruiz-Padilla MD, PhD
Head of Plastic, Reconstructive and Burn Unit
Hospital H+ San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Advances in Pressure Care

International Guideline Governance Group
European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel, Pan Pacific Pressure Injury Alliance


Lynn Cornish
Tissue Viability Lead Practitioner
St Margaret's Hospice Care, UK


Fiona Coyer
Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology and the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Contribution to Education in Wound Care

Karen Ousey
Professor of Skin Integrity
University of Huddersfield, UK


Ayise Karadag
Prof. WOCN
Koç University School of Nursing, Turkey


Proffesor Dr. Harikrishna K.R.Nair
President Malaysian Society of Wound Care Professionals
Wound Care Unit, Dept Of Internal Medicine, Kuala Lumpur Hospital, Malaysia

Advances in Infection and Biofilm

Dr. Yalda Khosravi
Postdoctoral Researcher
Ohio State University, USA


Gojiro Nakagami
Associate Professor
Global Nursing Research Center, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan


Chandan K.Sen PhD, FACN, FACSM
Director, Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering (ICRME) Executive Director, IUH Comprehensive Wound Center J. Stanley Battersby Chair and Professor of Surgery Vice Chairman of Research, Surgery, Indiana University, USA

Most Innovative Dressing or Device

Lundatex Stocking
PressCise AB, Sweden

Medi UK

Orpyx SI Sensory Insoles
Orpyx Medical Technologies Inc

Most Progressive Society

World Council of Enterostomal Therapists (WCET®)

Malaysian Society of Wound Care Professionals

International Lymphoedema Framework

Brazilian Association of Enterostomal Therapy, SOBEST

National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP), USA

The Rising Star

James Lowell
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE

Molamma Mathew 
Ambulatory Health Services, SEHA, UAE

Adonis C. Dungca
Amana Healthcare Medical and Rehabilitation Hospital, UAE

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