SOMC Surgeon Named to Wound Care Panel

Dr. Sonja Lichtenstein, M.D., director of the Southern Ohio Medical Center Wound Healing Center, has been named a regional delegate for the American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA).

As a member of APWCA’s House of Delegates, Lichtenstein will provide assistance to others in the organization. She also will be involved in educating APWCA members about new developments in wound care and updated health insurance procedures.

Lichtenstein received her medical degree from the State University of New York at Syracuse and completed her training at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. She is board-certified in general surgery.

APWCA, a national non-profit organization, established the House of Delegates to make the organization more available to its members at the grassroots level. APWCA is dedicated to decreasing the rate of complications from all wounds including acute, chronic, post-surgical, post-radiation and reconstructive. Its headquarters are in Richboro, Pa.