Anatomy and Physiology of Skin and Underlying Tissues
Robert H. Demling, MD
Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School and Director of the Burn- Trauma Center
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Kathy Farley, MS, RN
Vice President of Clinical Education
Santa Clara, California
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Date of last review: January 31, 2020
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Estimated time to complete: 1 hour
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Dr. Demling: Speakers Bureau—Healthpoint Biotherapeutics.
Ms. Farley: has disclosed that she has an employment affiliation with Healthpoint Biotherapeutics
Alan Dardik, MD PhD
Professor of Surgery (Vascular) and of Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Vice Chair (Faculty Affairs), Surgery
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
Daniel Federman, MD, FACP
Professor of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
Associate Chief of Medicine
VA Connecticut Healthcare System
West Haven, Connecticut
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Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN (nurse planner)
Wound Clinic, Family Health Centers of San Diego
San Diego, California
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Supported by an educational grant from Smith & Nephew and The Wound Institute.