Academic Promotion at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine

I am delighted to announce my promotion to Clinical Professor of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  I am honored and grateful to be part of the Mount Sinai Health System – one of the largest academic medical systems in...

New Textbook Chapter on Pressure Injuries & Chronic Wounds

I am thrilled that my chapter entitled Pressure Injury and Chronic Wounds was just published in a major new reference work. The textbook is entitled Geriatric Medicine: A Person Centered Evidence Based Approach and is available on Springerlink. My chapter is...

Wound Bed Preparation is a Crucial Strategy to Heal Chronic Wounds

There are dozens of wound care products available, and the practitioner is often overwhelmed and confused by the variety of choices.  The best way to choose the correct product is understanding the concept of wound bed preparation – a crucial aspect of wound...

A Review of the Skin Failure Concept

My new paper entitled Skin Failure: Concept Review and Proposed Model is now available electronically ahead of print (EPUB) on the Advances in Skin and Wound Care website, and will appear in print March of 2022.  The manuscript reviews the skin failure concept,...

Medical Device Related Pressure Injury to the Ear due to Mask

My recent article in the June issue of Advances in Skin and Wound Care reviews the problem of pressure injury to the ear related to masks.  In the article I present a case report of a wound behind the ear of a long-term care resident who sustained a pressure injury to...