Our international and interprofessional faculty practice in a variety of settings.  Each faculty member offers unique skills and experiences to support IIWCC students in their learning journey.


Dr. R. Gary Sibbald, Executive Director

Dr. R. Gary Sibbald, Executive Director

Dr. Sibbald, MD FRCPC (Med, Derm), MACP, FAAD, MEd, FAPWCA, is the founder and Executive Director of WoundPedia as well as the lead of Project ECHO Ontario Skin and Wound. He is a dermatologist and internist with a special interest in wound care and education. Dr....

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Laurie Goodman

Laurie Goodman

Laurie Goodman is the IIWCC Course Co-Director. She completed her Masters of Health Science in Nursing degree with a focus on education and interprofessional teaching. Leading and educating interprofessional teams and patients at Credit Valley Hospital (for 21 years)...

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Gulnaz Tariq

Gulnaz Tariq

Gulnaz Tariq is a Unit Manager for wound care and surgical unit in Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) in Abu Dhabi. She is RN BSc with a Post Grad Dip. She trained as a nurse in the armed forces and graduated with First Position in Province, Post-graduation with...

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Dr. Elizabeth Ayello

Dr. Elizabeth Ayello

Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, MS, BSN, ETN, RN, CWON, MAPWCA, FAAN, is a board-certified wound and ostomy nurse from New York, New York USA. A fellow in the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) she is an internationally known prolific author, editor, researcher, clinician,...

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Dr. Reneeka Persaud-Jaimangal, Clinical Coordinator

Dr. Reneeka Persaud-Jaimangal, Clinical Coordinator

As Clinical Coordinator, Reneeka participates in retrieving information from the clinical teams. She supports the development of an evaluation framework and works with the project team to evaluate clinical and operational outcomes.  Reneeka also supports James...

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Joshua Moralejo

Joshua Moralejo

Joshua Moralejo is a Registered Nurse who has developed a passion for wound care since the beginning of his nursing practice in 2009. He has completed the Canadian Association of Wound Care Levels 1-3 Series (2011), the International Interprofessional Wound Care...

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Dr. Kim LeBlanc

Dr. Kim LeBlanc

Kimberly LeBlanc is the Academic Chair of the Association for Nurses Specialized in Wound Ostomy and Continence Care’s (NSWOCC) and Certified Wound Ostomy Continence (WOCC (C)) advanced practice nurse working with KDS Professional Consulting. Kimberly obtained her PhD...

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Dr. Linda Norton

Dr. Linda Norton

Dr. Linda Norton, M.Sc.CH, PhD, OT Reg.(ONT), is an Occupational Therapist who is passionate about the provision of appropriate seating and mobility equipment. She developed her seating and mobility expertise running a seating clinic for clients with complex needs for...

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IIWCC Faculty

Laura Lee Kozody, B.Sc, DCh, IIWCC-CAN
Sulejman Menzildzic, MD, MSc (Kin), DCh, IIWCC-CAN
Anamelva Revoredo, B.SC, DCh, IIWCC-CAN
Tobi Mark BSc (Hon), DCh

Debra Sibbald, BScPhm, MA, PhD(+Pharmacy)
Morty Eisenberg, MD, MScCH, CCFP, FCFP, IIWCC-CAN

Gail Woodbury, BScPT, MSc, PhD
Ranjani Somayaji,BScPT, MD, FRCPC, IIWCC-CAN

Family Medicine
Robyn Evans, MD, IIWCC-CAN
Victoria Smart, MD,IIWCC-CAN

Afsaneh Alavi, MD, FRCPC, IIWCC-CAN
Laurie Parsons, MD, FRCPC, IIWCCA-CAN

Geriatric Medicine
Catherine Cheung, MD, FRCPC, IIWCC-CAN

A. WayneEvans, MD

Infectious Disease
Ranjani Somayaji, BScPT, MD, FRCPC, IIWCC-CAN

Nursing (Canada)
Sunita Coelho, RN, IIWCC-CAN
Patricia Coutts, RN, IIWCC-CAN
Gloria Martin, RN, IIWCC-CAN
Kathleen Reid, RN, IIWCC-CAN
Jolene Heil, RN, IIWCC-CAN

Karen Chien, MD, IIWCC-CAN
Morty Eisenberg, MD FRCPC
Karen Smith, MD FRCPC

Johnny Lau, MD, FRCSC
Brian Ostrow, MD, FRCSC
Ahmed Kayssi, MD, FRCSC, DrPH



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