The Boswick Burn and Wound Care Symposium is an international conference that covers the latest advancements in wound healing, burn care, and infection control. Presentations will be made by physicians, nurses, researchers, related medical specialists, and others involved in the care of soft tissue injuries and related complications. The meeting is designed for physicians, researchers, investigators, nurses, therapists, dieticians, and others interested in development of techniques, treatments, drugs, and devices in the study and management of wound healing, wound management, burn care, and infection control.
The use of Kerecis as a Dermal Substitute for Acute Wounds and Burn Reconstruction
Speakers: Dr. Rajiv Sood, MD
Location: Pikake I&II
Dr. Rajiv Sood, M.D., FACS, is a distinguished reconstructive plastic surgeon who joined the Burn and Reconstructive Centers of America in February 2021 and currently serves as the Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Services.
Opening speaker: Fertram Sigurjonsson Founder & CEO of Kerecis
Speakers: MD, Dr. Arial Aballay, MD, Dr. Rajiv Sood, MD
Moderator: Hilmar Kjartansson
Location: The Puakenikeni Room
Monday – 1/23/2023
A Case Series Using Acellular Dermal Matrix Fish Skin in Reconstruction of Full Thickness Wounds
Speakers: Dr. Ram Velamuri, Associate Professor Plastic Surgery at Firefighters Burn Center, Memphis
Location: Pikake I&II
Dr. Velamuri went to St louis university for an integrated plastic surgery residency. Finished a one year burn Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. Full time academic plastic/burn surgeon. Also serve as the Medical director, Firefighters Burn center, Burn Fellowship Director UTHSC Memphis and current chair of Global outreach committee (ABA).
Intact Fish Skin Xenograft: A Novel Concept for Treating Large Soft Tissue Defects After Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection of the Back
Speakers: Dr. Marcus F. Yarbrough, Physician – Wound and Burn Care, APT Healthcare, Integrated Wound Care
Location: Aulani Foyer
Waves of Wisdom – Kerecis Case Presentation
Location: Kapa Pool
Wednesday – 1/25/2023
Clinical Experience of Omega 3 Fish Graft in Full Thickness Wounds
Speakers: Dr. Ariel M. Aballay, West Penn Hospital / AHN