Ms. Vicky Pontieri-Lewis is an Advanced Practice Nurse at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. She has been a nurse for 32 years with both ICU and Medical Surgical Nursing Experience. She is currently the Advanced Practice Nurse for Wound Ostomy and Continence. She provides inpatient and outpatient consultation to patients with wounds, ostomies, and incontinence. Ms. Pontieri-Lewis is also very active in providing education to nurses and physicians. In 2011 she was the recipient of the First Magnet Nurse of the Year award in the category of Empirical Outcomes for the work she has done on pressure ulcer prevention at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. In 2011 she also received the “National Nursing Patient Safety"
Ms. Pontieri-Lewis has presented nationally and published in the areas of wounds and osotmies. She is Certified by the Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurse Society and the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She She is has been on the WOCN National Conference Planning Committee, Ostomy Track, conference symposia as well as abstract reviewer. most recent she was appointe to the WOCN board of directors District 3