Board of Directors

Karen A. Wientjes
PT, DPT, MPH, CWS®
President, 2020-22
Neumann University
Aston, PA
Alistair Bairos
MD, FACCWS, CWSP®
President-Elect, 2018-24
North Hawaii Community Hospital
Kealakekua, HI
Yvette Ardoin Monteleon
RN, CWS®
Treasurer, 2020-21
American Medical Technologies
Lafayette, LA
Amy B. Pierno
MSPT, CWS®
Secretary, 2013-21
Holyoke Medical Center
South Hadley, MA
Gayle C. Lindsey
PT, MBA, MHSM, CWS®
Past President, 2020-21
Methodist Mansfield Medical Center
Burleson, TX
Kirk Grantham
MD, CWSP®
Director, 2019-22
Willis-Knighton Health System
Bossier City, LA
Kathy Kaufman
LPN, CHT, CWCA®
Director, 2018-21
American Medical Technologies
Suwanee, GA
Robert Klein
DPM, FACFAS, CWS
Director, 2020-23
Greenville, SC
Edward C. Mahoney
DPT, CWS®
Exam Committee Chair
LSU Health Sciences Center
Shreveport, LA
Russell B. Melchert
PhD, RPh
Public Member, 2019-22
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Lee's Summit, MO
Christopher M. Murphy
Executive Director
American Board of Wound Management
Washington, DC
Heather Schuster
MPAS, PA-C, CWS
Director, 2020-23
Acclaim Physician Group
Fort Worth, TX

ABWM Founding Members

  • Chester A. Evans, MS, DPM, CWS® – Ret, FACCWS
  • John P. Nelson, DPM
  • John A. Prior, DPM, MS, CWS®