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Woundstock: A New Dimension in Foot and Wound Care. Photo of a man giving the peace sign with a colorful tie-dye image in the background.

Woundstock Presenters, Day One

Cindy is an RN with a Bachelors in Health Administration, and is the Executive Director of the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy. Cindy is the owner of 3C Healthcare Consulting and Healthcare & Legal Education Resource Group. Cindy speaks nationally and has presented wound, defensive documentation, regulation, and legal training to various healthcare disciplines for over 20 years. For 19 years, Cindy has assisted law firms throughout the U.S. in wound related medical malpractice suits, working with both plaintiff and defense. Cindy has been a member of the NPUAP Collaborating Organization Council Education Committee since 2013. 

Bill Richlen, PT, WCC, CWS
Mr. Richlen is a licensed Physical Therapist, Wound Care Certified by the NAWC and a Certified Wound Specialist by the AAWM. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1994. Mr. Richlen has worked as a physical therapist and clinical wound specialist in long term care, outpatient, skilled rehabilitation and home health. He has served as a clinical instructor for physical therapy students, Director of several large rehabilitation departments, and has been providing multi-disciplinary wound care education to physicians, nurses and physical therapists across the country for over 14 years. Mr. Richlen currently provides therapy and wound-related services in a home health setting and teaches wound care seminars nationwide.

Dr. Joel Kowski
Dr. Kowski obtained a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from the California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, California. He completed his residency from the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Hayward, California in 1994. Dr. Kowski is Board Certified, a Fellow of the American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons, and a Diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Dr. Kowski is in Private practice with the Foot and Ankle Clinic, Menomonie WI, and provides podiatric services at OakLeaf Advanced Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center, Altoona WI.

Dr. Brian Pauley
Dr. Pauley obtained a Doctor of Medicine from University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth, MN.  He completed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital Detroit, MI in 1996. Dr. Pauley is board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Pauley has been the Medical Director of the St. Joseph's Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine since it opened in March 2011.

Jeffery Elliott Potter, CHT
Mr. Potter is a Certified Hyperbaric Technologist and Safety Director at St. Joseph's hospital in Chippewa Falls, WI. Previous to his role at St. Joseph's hospital Mr. Potter served as an Emergency Medical Technician-IV Technician with the Osseo Ambulance Service. He is also certified as an entry level fire fighter.

Woundstock Presenters, Day Two

Lynn Peterson, Board Certified WOC Nurse
Lynn Peterson is employed with 3M Health Care, where her primary responsibilities include technical and clinical support for the 3M compression and edema management platform. Lynn develops and delivers educational programs focused on Wound Assessment and Topical Management, Management of Lower Extremity Wounds, Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment, Skin Damage Prevention and Treatment. Lynn holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings including acute care, and has 22 years of experience in home health holding a variety of roles. Lynn is a member of the Wound, Ostomy, Continence Society (WOCN), and represented 3M on the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) for 5 years.

Sue Petros, RN, BSN, CWOCN
Sue Petros is a Supervisor and Clinical Skin & Wound Care Specialist with 3M Health Care. She received her BSN in Nursing from St Anselm's College in Manchester, NH, and attended the Wicks-Harrisburg Area Enterostomal Therapy Program. Sue has been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years and a CWOCN for over 20 years, and has experience with acute care, outpatient care, and home care. For over 20 years Sue has been an educator in the arenas of wound, ostomy and continence care. Sue uses her experience in wound care nursing and supervision to provide extensive training and education on numerous approved CE credit courses and seminars

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