Years with SWC: 9
BS Biology, San Diego State University
PA, Drew University
Mr. Okonkwo is the Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. As a surgical physician assistant, Mr. Okonkwo has nearly 20 years of health care experience in the fields of wound care, surgery, ostomy care, dermatology, high-risk obstetrics, and trauma care. Yet Mr. Okonkwo's greatest strength is his encyclopedic wound care knowledge. He is also a dedicated, passionate teacher and leader for the Skilled Wound Care group, having educated hundreds of providers and thousands of nurses in various aspects of wound care and clinical care. Mr. Okonkwo is a co-founder of the College of Long Term Care, and he is also a Master Teacher at the SWOC Certification course. His latest book The Wound Care Atlas will be available for publication, and is a one of a kind authorship. Mr. Okonkwo's research has been presented at the SAWC Spring in 2013.