AAWC Scholarship Program

AAWC is proud to offer scholarship opportunities to members annually. Applications are accepted for teaching, learning and travel/exchange programs from January 1st – August 31st. The prestigious Dr. Robert A. Warriner III Memorial Award is also bestowed on a member as part of this program.

You must be a member for 1 full year upon submitting an application to participate. Join AAWC!

Complete information, including guidelines and application form.

The 2017 AAWC Scholarship Winners

Karen Gibbs, PT, PhD, DPT, CWS will receive a Teaching Program Grant in the amount of $700.00.  

Laura McCullough, PT, DPT, CWS, FACCWS will receive a Teaching Program Grant in the amount of $4,032.00 

Dr TreadwellTerry Treadwell, MD, FACS, is bestowed the Robert A. Warriner Memorial Award as one who exemplifies the character, passion, commitment, mentorship, integrity and ethics reflective of Dr. Warriner. Dr. Treadwell is an esteemed member of the AAWC having served on numerous committee’s as well as the Board of Directors, culminating in his term as the President from 2010-2012.

Dr. Treadwell serves as the Medical Director of the Institute for Advanced Wound Care in Montgomery, Alabama. He has been involved with numerous educational and research initiatives and directs wound care educational programs at his wound center to help educate physicians and other medical personnel in the current therapy of acute and chronic wounds. Dr. Treadwell has shared his experience in the treatment of chronic wounds through lectures, presentations and publications. Wound care practitioners from around the world have attended preceptorships at the Institute for Advanced Wound Care. He has assisted in the establishment of wound treatment centers in Ghana, Africa, and Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and in 2014, was appointed Associate Professor of Wound Care at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He also serves as the Senior Clinical Editor of Wounds magazine and is a member of the World Association of Medical Editors.

Currently, Dr. Treadwell serves as Vice-President / President-Elect for the World Alliance for Wound and Lymphedema Care Committee of the World Health Organization, whose purpose is to develop wound education and treatment guidelines for acute and chronic wounds in underdeveloped countries of the world.

Dr. Treadwell will be presented with the Warriner Award at the AAWC Membership Meeting at SAWC Spring in 2018. He will also be the featured speaker at the membership meeting. Be sure to attend!