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Friday, October 01, 2021
  • • Bijan Najafi, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, Co-Chair, WHSI

    • Ira M. Herman, PhD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Co-Chair, WHSI

  • Latest research on various roles of growth factors, cytokines/chemokines, cellular/humoral components of chronic wounds

    • Immune-Epithelial Crosstalk in Tissue Regeneration - Shruti Naik, PhD, NYU Langone Health

    • Macrophages in Wound Healing: Mechanisms and Biomarkers -
    Kara Spiller, PhD, Drexler University

    • Diabetes-Induced Non-Healing Wounds: Complications, Targets & Therapeutic Innovations - Ira M. Herman, PhD, Tufts University School of Medicine

    • Moleculite for OE Diagnosis and Treatment -
    Wayne J. Caputo, DPM, Wound Care Center Clara Maass


    Moderator: TBD

  • • Macrophage Plasticity and Role in Tissue Repair and Regeneration - Sashwati Roy, PhD, Indiana University School of Medicine

    Title (TBD) - Organogenesis, Inc.

    • A Regenerative Dressing to Help Overcome Impaired Healing in Wounds - Guillermo A. Ameer, PhD, Northwestern University

    •Moderator: Ira M. Herman, PhD

  • • Revascularization for CTLI: What’s On The Horizon? - John Rundback, MD, Holy Name Medical Center Physicians

    • The Use of New Speciality Wires and Balloons to Improve Outcomes In Patients With Critical Limb Ischemia - Ramzan Zakir, MD, Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas University

    • Title (TBD) - Moleculight, Inc

    Moderator: Jayer Chung, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

Day Program
Saturday, October 02, 2021
  • • Bijan Najafi, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, Co-Chair, WHSI
    • Ira M. Herman, PhD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Co-Chair, WHSI

  • Implications of biofilms on chronic wound healing, assessment, diagnosis

    • Implications of Biofilms in Wound Healing
    Sashwati Roy, PhD, Indiana University School of Medicine

    • Assessment of Bioburden – Clinical, Laboratory & Adjunctive Tools
    Aziz Ghahary, MD, PhD, University of British Columbia

    • Management of Osteomyelitis – The State of Play 2021
    Stephanie C. Wu, DPM, Rosalind Franklin University)

    Moderator: TBD

  • Moderator: Stephanie C. Wu, DPM, Rosalind Franklin University

  • • Healing the Ischemic Wound
    John C. Lantis, MD, Mount Sinai Hospital

    • New Innovative Ideas in PAD Device Design and Development
    Furqan Tejani, MD, (TBC)

    • Artificial Intelligence to Augment Decision-Making in Chronic Limb Ischemia
    Jayer Chung, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

    Moderator: Bijan Najafi, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine.

  • Engage with key opinion leaders sharing their vision of the next generation of solutions

Day Program
Sunday, October 03, 2021
  • • Bijan Najafi, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, Co-Chair, WHSI

    • Ira M. Herman, PhD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Co-Chair, WHSI

  • Various patient-centered approaches to improving outcomes

    • Role of Psychology for Patient Compliance
    Randy Pardell, MD, (TBC) Riverview Psychiatric Medicine

    • Nutrition & Wound Healing
    Christopher K. Bromley, DPM, Premier Medical Group

    • The Importance of the Multidisciplinary Team Approach
    Nicholas D. Salerno, DPM, Weill Cornell Medicine

    • What’s on the Horizon: Update on New Technologies for Diabetic Foot Management
    Bijan Najafi, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine

    Moderator: TBD

  • Moderator: John J. Dolan, DPM, Weill Cornell Medicine

  • Moderator: Ira M. Herman, PhD, Tufts University School of Medicine

  • Complex scenarios such as chronic limb threatening ischemia and peripheral arterial calcification

    • Management of Chronic Limb Threatening Ischemia
    Zachary S. Pallister, MD, Baylor College of Medicine

    • Timing Revascularization for the Non-Healing Infected Limb
    Stephanie C. Wu, DPM, Rosalind Franklin University

    • Detection and Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease
    John H. Rundback, MD, Holy Name Medical Center Physicians

    • Difficult Cases – Treatment Options & Planning
    Thomas Bernik, MD, Englewood Health

    Moderator: TBD

  • • Bijan Najafi, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine, Co-Chair, WHSI

    • Ira M. Herman, PhD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Co-Chair, WHSI

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