Phyllis A. Bonham PhD, MSN, RN, CWOCN, DPNAP, FAAN

Dr. Bonham has 46 years experience in nursing and 38 years in WOC specialty nursing in a variety of settings (hospitals, home care, private practice, academia), and in varied roles including staff nursing, management/administration, independent nursing practice, education and research. She developed and was the Director of the Wound Care Education Program at the Medical University of South Carolina, College of Nursing for 17 years. She is nationally known speaker. Dr. Bonham has received several awards and recognitions for contributions to nursing and published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. She has served on the WOCN Society's Evidence-based Guideline task forces since their inception in 1998 and was a co-primary author of the Guideline for Management of Wounds in Patients with Lower-Extremity Arterial Disease. She has conducted and published research about non-invasive assessment of the lower extremities including studies about the validity/reliability of ankle brachial index (ABI) and portable photophlethysmograph (PPG) measures. Dr. Bonham a Past President of the WOCN Society.