Samantha is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Gerontology. She currently practices as an Advanced Practice Provider and Certified Registered Nurse First Assistant for Utica Park Clinic Surgical Oncology & Hepatobiliary/General Surgery at Hillcrest Medical Center. Additionally, she is dual board certified in Wound Care by both the American Board of Wound Management as a Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) and by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board as an Advanced Practice Certified Wound Care Nurse (CWCN-AP).
She is active in the Wound Care industry, serving as a clinical consultant and subject matter expert, in addition to contributing educational content to various industry publications. She has been member of WoundSource’s Editorial Advisory Board since 2018. Samantha has served on the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM) CWCA/CWS Examination Committees since 2013. She also a Clinical Advisor for WoundReference, Inc. - a new decision support platform for Wound Care and Hyperbarics.
Samantha’s clinical experience includes acute care, outpatient clinics, general and plastics/reconstructive surgery, robotic surgery, and burn management. She is also experienced in billing and coding practices. Samantha has an intense passion for caring for patients, and enjoys participating in industry applications that serve to advance patient care practices.