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Co-Chairs

Diane L. Krasner, PhD, RN, FAAN
Diane L. Krasner, PhD, RN, FAAN
Wound and Skin Care Consultant
Co-Editor, Chronic Wound Care: The Essentials E-Book 2018
Co-Chair, Why Wound Care Campaign for Nursing Students

Dr. Krasner is a board-certified wound specialist with experience in wound, ostomy, and continence care across the continuum of care. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and a Master of the American Professional Wound Care Association. Dr. Krasner is a consultant in wound and skin care and legal nurse consultant/expert witness. Dr. Krasner graduated from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD with Bachelor and Masters degrees in Ancient Near Eastern History and Egyptology. She went on to receive her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and PhD from the University of Maryland School of Nursing (Baltimore, MD) and a Master of Science in Adult and Continuing Education from Johns Hopkins School of Continuing Studies. Dr. Krasner was a Johnson & Johnson Medical Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Center for Nursing Research at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Dr. Krasner was recently selected to receive the Annual John Boswick Memorial Award and Lectureship for lifelong achievement and dedication in the field of wound care. The Award and Lectureship will be given at the 2019 Symposium on Advanced Wound Care and Wound Healing Society Meeting, May 7-11, 2019 in San Antonio, TX.
 
Dr. Krasner served as the lead co-editor of five editions of Chronic Wound Care: A Clinical Source Book for Healthcare Professionals (1991–2012, HMP Communications, Malvern, PA) and is the sole editor of Chronic Wound Care: The Essentials (2014, HMP Communications, Malvern, PA, www.cwc-essentials.com). Together with Dr. Lia van Rijswijk, she is co-editor of Chronic Wound Care: The Essentials e-Book (2018, HMP, Malvern, PA, www.cwc-essentials-e-book.com). She has served on numerous editorial boards and currently is involved with Wound Management and Prevention (formerly Ostomy Wound Management, WoundSource, and WOUNDS). Since 1992, Dr. Krasner has served on the board of directors and as an officer of several national wound care organizations. She serves on the Board of Directors of the South Central Pennsylvania American Red Cross.
 
Dr. Krasner’s research interests include wound pain, palliative wound care, and legal issues related to wound care. She has numerous publications in the wound care literature and has lectured nationally and internationally on wound and skin care.

Catherine T. Milne, MSN, APRN, CWOCN-AP
Catherine T. Milne, MSN, APRN, CWOCN-AP
Advanced Practice Nurse
Wound, Ostomy, and Continence
Connecticut Clinical Nursing Associates
Adjunct Clinical Professor, Yale School of Nursing

Cathy is an Advanced Practice WOC Nurse providing care to patients across the continuum in acute care, long-term care, home health and outpatient settings. Employed by Connecticut Clinical Nursing Associates, she also provides consulting to organizations wishing to improve wound outcomes, conducts clinical research, lectures nationally and internationally, is the Co-Editor of the text Wound, Ostomy, Continence Secrets and provides clinical support to Wound Reference.com. She currently serves as the Co-chair of the Post-Acute Care Symposium. Additionally, she recently completed a three-year term as Nurse Board Member of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care and currently is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at the Yale School of Nursing.