The Journal of Wound Care Awards 2023 Shortlist

Congratulations to all of our finalists!

The Best Clinical Research Award

Karen Bock, Clinical instructor in the Department of Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Science, and Athletic Training, University of Kansas Medical Center & Jeanette Muldoon, Clinical Commercial Researcher

Suzanne Moloney, Founder / CEO, HidraMed Solutions

Sadanori Akita, Professor, Fukushima Medical University

Best Diabetic Foot Intervention Award

Vignesvararajah Lokeesan, PhD Student, Queensland University of Technology

Suriadi Jais, Wound care specialist, Private practice, Kitamura wound Clinic, and the Institute of Technology and Health Muhammadiyah Pontianak, Indonesia

Bury and Oldham Acute Podiatry Team, Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

The Cost-effective Wound Management Award

Matthew Wynn, Lecturer, University of Salford              

Julian Guest, Professor, Catalyst Health

Kelly Moore, Skin Integrity Lead Nurse and Jean Tucker Clinical Specialist – Procurement, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The Most Innovative Product Award

duomed® soft 2easy®, medi UK

UrgoK1, Urgo Medical

NovoX® Cup, MOSS S.p.A.

Innovation in Surgical Site Infection Award

Tomasz Banasiewicz, Professor, Institute of Surgery, Poznan University of Medical Sciences

Dr Ross Lathan, Clinical Research Fellow, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Raghavan Vidya, Consultant Oncoplastic Breast Surgeon & Muskaan Khosla, Senior Clinical Fellow, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Innovation in Wound Care Award

Michelle Thompson RN and the HS Team in Dermatology at Salford Royal Foundation Trust

Neerod Kumar Jha, Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon, Institute of Cardiac Sciences, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Judy Harker, Lead Nurse Tissue Viability, Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust

The Pressure Care Award

Dr. Pinar Avsar PhD, MSc, RGN, BSc Lecturer/Programme Director, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Heather Hodgson & Sean Chambers, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Kunyu Li & Yu Chen, Head Nurse, Chengdu 3rd People's Hospital

Michelle Deeth New Talent Award

Emma Woods, Rachel Allaway, Lucy Holroyde & Dhimple Patel, VAD CNS team and TVN, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Hayley Turner-Dobbin, Clinical Delivery Lead, Accelerate

Emma Bann, Tissue Viability Clinical team leader, Walsall Healthcare Trust

Safe and Effective Wound Care in a Non-specialist Setting Award

Georgina McKay, Operational Manager Nursing & Tissue Viability, Care Plus Group

Tim Hickey, Primary and Urgent Care Lead & Jason Ayres, Advanced Paramedic in Urgent Care, East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST)

The Community Nursing Teams in North Cumbria

Advances in Infection and Biofilm Award

Blaine Fritz, Postdoctoral student, Institute for Immunology and Microbiology, University of Copenhagen

The Skin Integrity Team, Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

Adam Astrada, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Esa Unggul University, Jakarta, Indonesia

The Patient Activation Award

Mikhaelle Roy, Global Brand Manager, Urgo Medical
Khairul Bahri, Enterostomal Therapy Nurse, Lecture, Researcher, Indonesian ETNEP Wocare Coorporate University, Clinical Nurse Specialist Wocare Center, Professional Board KISS

Caitriona O'Neill, Director of Clinical Services and Lymphoedema, Accelerate CI

The Tissue Regeneration Award

NovoSorb® BTM (Biodegradable Temporising Matrix), PolyNovo UK Limited

Marc R. Matthews, MD, MS, MCG, FACS, University of Arizona, Phoenix

Dr Ruben Vellettaz, General surgery, Vascular surgery

The Antimicrobial Stewardship Award

Leeds Community Healthcare, Tissue Viability Service

Ilker Uçkay, Head of Infectiology, Head of Clinical Research in Orthopedic Department, Balgrist University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland

Samantha Boulerice, RN, BScN, NSWOC, WOCC(C) Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nurse, Perley Health

The Most Progressive Society Award

Febe Bruwer, President, Woundclinic

Samantha Holloway, President, International Skin Tear Advisory Panel

Widasari Sri Gitarja, Indonesian Wound Care Clinician Association - WOCARE

The Effective Burn Care Award

Children's Burns and Plastics Unit, Nottingham Children’s Hospital

Mohammad Javad Baradaran Kenari, Wound Nurse, Babolsar Kian Wound Clinic

Kristina Stiles, Plastic Surgery Clinical Nurse Specialist, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust