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Chronic Wound Care Management and Research

ISSN: 2324-481X

Prof. Dr. Marco Romanelli

Prof. Dr. Romanelli

Division of Dermatology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Dr. Romanelli is full professor and chairman of the Division of Dermatology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy. Dr. Romanelli is a graduate of the University of Pisa and received his MD and PhD in experimental dermatology from the medical faculty. He completed his residency in dermatology in Pisa and a fellowship at the Wound Healing Research Center, University of Miami, FL, USA. Subsequently, he specialized in medical hydrology. Since 2000 Dr. Romanelli has been a member of the Medical Faculty of the University of Pisa and adjunct associate professor at Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Dr. Romanelli is currently past-president of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies. He is also member of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP). At national and international levels, Dr. Romanelli has served as member and chair of multiple grant review panels and on the editorial advisory boards of multiple journals.

Dr. Romanelli has extensive clinical experience of managing patients with leg ulceration. He is responsible for the Wound Healing Research Unit inside the Santa Chiara Hospital at the University of Pisa. In 2006 he coordinated the European Pressure Ulcers prevalence project in Italy, which has put together data from over 25 national hospitals.

Dr. Romanelli's research activities include the development of biomaterials to be used on acute and chronic wounds, the implementation of different scaffolds for tissue engineering, and the elaboration of a prototype to noninvasively assess acute and chronic wounds.

Editorial Board

Joyce Marie Black, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, Omaha, NE, USA

Amit Gefen, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Catherine T Milne, Co-owner, Connecticut Clinical Nursing Associates, LLC, Bristol, CT, USA

B Nagoba, Professor of Microbiology & Assistant Dean (Research & Development), MIMSR Medical College, Latur, India

Steven L Percival, Professor, 5D Health Protection Group Ltd, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

Hiromi Sanada, Professor, Department of Gerontological Nursing/Wound Care Management; Director, Global Nursing Research Center, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Vera Lucia de Gouveia Santos, CETN, PhD, BSN, Medical Surgical Nursing Department, School of Nursing, University of São Paulo, Brazil

VK Shukla, Professor, Rector and Officiating Vice Chancellor, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Joyce Stechmiller, Professor Emeritus, Biobehavioral Nursing Science, University of Florida College of Nursing, Gainesville, FL, USA

Geoff Sussman, Associate Professor of Wound Care Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science Monash University, and Clinical (Lecturer) within Medical Education of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences University of Melbourne, Australia.