Dr. Karen Zulkowski DNS, RN, CWS, obtained her doctorate from the State University of NY at Buffalo. She has been involved in research, teaching, and hands-on wound care for many years. She has served as a Research Consultant with Billings Clinic Center on Aging, and was the Associate Director for Yale University’s Program for the Advancement of Chronic Wound Care. She is a past board member of the NPUAP and was co-chair of the evidence-based wound dressing section for the international treatment guidelines. Karen is an Associate Professor with Montana State University-Bozeman, teaches an online wound course for Excelsior College, and is a consultant for Mountain Pacific Quality Improvement Organization. She lives in Luther, MT with her husband, four dogs, three horses and four cats. She also owns Pizano’s Pizza in Red Lodge MT, where you can find her cooking on weekends.