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Dr Peter Worsley Awarded Novice Investigator from EPUAP

Published: 28 June 2018
EPUAP Winners
EPUAP Winners

Dr Worsley, Lecturer within Health Sciences Faculty and Co-Investigator on the EPSRC funded Medical Devices and Vulnerable Skin NetworkPLUS (MDVSNPLUS), has been awarded Novice Investigator winner from the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP). Dr Worsley has developed an international reputation in the field, becoming a trustee of the EPUAP and a member of the editorial board of Journal of Tissue Viability.

Professor Lisette Schoonhoven, previously Professor of Nursing within Health Sciences at the University of Southampton and now Professor of Nursing Science at University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands has been awarded the EPUAP's Experienced Investigator Award.

Both winners will be speaking at the 20th Annual Meeting of European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel 2018 – Interdisciplinary teamwork and technological innovations: A winning approach to pressure ulcer management in Rome, Italy, 12 – 14 September 2018.

The EPUAP's goal is to provide relief for persons suffering from, or at risk of, pressure ulcers, through research and the education of the public and by influencing pressure ulcer policy in all European countries towards an adequate patient centred and cost effective pressure ulcer care.

The EPUAP investigator awards recognise leadership and contributions to pressure ulcer research by awarding two prizes each year at its annual meeting: The EPUAP Novice Investigator Award (awarded to a researcher at an early career stage) and the EPUAP Experienced Investigator Award (awarded for a significant, internationally recognized contribution to pressure ulcer research). The winners are selected by the EPUAP Scientific Committee based on the nominations received.

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