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Dr. Barbara Pieper, PhD, RN, ACNS-BS, CWOCN, FAAN, investigates the cause and best treatments for chronic wounds

Dr. Barbara Pieper, PhD, RN, ACNS-BS, CWOCN, FAAN, investigates the cause and best treatments for chronic wounds

Dr. Barbara Pieper investigates the causes of and best treatments for chronic wound care among indigent adults and those who inject illicit drugs. Pieper, a professor at the College of Nursing, has a joint appointment at the Detroit Medical Center's Detroit Receiving Hospital, where she established an outpatient wound service. She is a Fellow with the American Academy of Nurses and received the 2010 Mid-East Region WOCN Professional Educator of the Year and President's Award. The author of more than 100 articles and book chapters, Dr. Pieper frequently has shared her expertise with international visitors studying venous wound treatment in the United States.

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