Dr. Tay Sha Howell
Board Member

Dr. Tay Sha Howell, MD Medical Director of the Oklahoma Wound Center and the Diabetic Limb Salvage Program Dr. Howell has served as the Wound Care Medical Director for Norman Regional Health System since 2008.   She is Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and Undersea Hyperbaric Medicine and has been practicing wound care since 2006. She was recognized as one…

Dr. Charles Andersen
Board Member

After Graduating from Utah State University, Dr. Charles Andersen earned his medical degree at the University of Utah where he also completed an internship and one year of Surgical Training. He then entered the military where he completed his surgical residency at Madigan Army Medical Center and a Vascular Surgery fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He remained in…

Julie Rhodovi
Board Member

Ms. Julie Rhodovi, MBA, CWCA, FACCWS serves as Senior Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management at Gordian Medical, Inc. Ms. Rhodoviis responsible for a full range of provider relations and service interactions within AMT. She organizes designs and implements programs to build and nurture positive relationships with outside health plans and private revenue resources. Ms. Rhodovi has worked with AMT…

Thomas E. Gardner
Board Member

Tom Gardner is founder and managing member of Omeza, LLC (patent-pending omega oil for compromised skin), co-founder of Key View Labs (cognitive health dietary supplements), former chairman of IntegriChain (marketing analytics platform or the pharmaceutical industry; old to Accel-KKR), and former chairman of MMIT (managed market insights and technology for the pharmaceuticals industry; sold to Welsh Carson). He is an…

Tracey Gardner Paulfrey, a Graduate of University of Florida, with a Bachelors in Health Education, is all about building a community on a healthy foundation. Serving as a Health and Wellness professional  for over a decade, the mother of two is dedicated to educating and empowering individuals to improve their lifestyle. Business Owner and CEO of Moving Forward Health Care,Tracey…

Dr. Jayer Chung
Board Member

Dr. Jayer Chung came to Houston from The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center where he was an Assistant Professor and most recently the Co-Medical Director at The University of Texas Southwestern Wound Center.   During his time in Dallas, Dr. Chung also served as the Chief of Vascular Surgery at Parkland Memorial Hospital for 5 years prior to assuming…

Cynthia Fleck has presented over 600 seminars and programs throughout the world. She has written over 400 articles and manuscripts for various peer reviewed and clinical publications including chapters in the classic wound care reference texts, Chronic Wound Care 3rd and 4th Editions, Wound Care Practice, and Chronic Wound Care: The Essentials as well as numerous other chapters in wound…

Dr. Desmond Bell
Executive Director

Dr. Desmond Bell is the Founder and President of “The Save A Leg, Save A Life” Foundation, a multi-disciplinary non-profit organization dedicated to the reduction in lower extremity amputations and improving wound healing outcomes through education,evidence based methodology and community outreach. His private practice in Jacksonville, FL, specializes in wound management and is dedicated to lower extremity preservation.   Dr.…