Chapter Town Hall: Pacific Chapter: Wound Care


UHMS Chapter Townhall Meeting
Hosted by the Pacific Chapter
Livestream via TEAMS
Saturday, August 13,  2022

12:00 Noon-3:30 pm ET (9am PT)

The Pacific Chapter of the UHMS’ continuing education mission is to promote educational activities for physicians and allied health professionals in the local and regional areas. These activities are based on a needs assessment of the members and on the recommendations of the UHMS Panel of Expert Opinion. These activities will improve the scientific and practical knowledge in the areas of hyperbaric oxygen treatment and diving medicine.

Sponsorships are welcome.  Contact UHMS

Non-Member: $67.50
Regular UHMS Member: $52.50
Associate UHMS Member: $37.50
NBDHMT Category ‘A’ Credit Only Rate will depend on the # of Category A credits approved (Per Credit hours starts at: Member: $12.50 / Non-member: $17.50)

Event Properties

Event Start Date 08-13-2022
Event End Date 08-13-2022
Location Virtual platform
Categories UHMS Directly Provided Meeting

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Caesar Anderson


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Caesar Anderson, MD, MPH, is a physician who specializes in hyperbaric medicine and limb salvaging with board certification in the practice of advanced wound care. He has expertise in the use of bioengineered skin substitutes and healing complex wounds. Dr. Anderson serves as Medical Director of UC San Diego Health's Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care program in Encinitas. Dr. Anderson completed a fellowship in diving and hyperbaric medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia and a combined residency training program in internal and preventive medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Griffin Hospital in Connecticut. Dr. Anderson did his general surgery residency at the University of Connecticut. He earned his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, DC, and his master's degree in public health from Yale University School of Medicine.

Enoch Huang


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Enoch Huang, MD, MPH&TM, FACEP, FUHM, FACCWS is the Program Medical Director for Hyperbaric Medicine and Chronic Wound Care at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland, OR. He graduated Princeton University with a degree in Chemistry. He attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine where he also obtained a Masters degree in Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of California, Irvine and went on to complete a fellowship in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is board-certified in Emergency Medicine as well as Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. He is the founder and past-president of the Columbia Wound Care Community – a multi-disciplinary, multi-hospital group of wound care providers in the greater Portland metropolitan area. He is the Past-President of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.

Jason Susong


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Dr. Jason Susong is a board-certified Dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs surgeon practicing in southeast Tennessee.  

Michael B. Strauss


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Michael Strauss, MD is an orthopaedic surgeon focusing on evaluation and management of lower limb threatening infections, deformities, and threatened amputations.  With 45 years of experiences and hundreds of presentations and papers he is the recognized authority on orthopaedic applications of hyperbaric oxygen.  Much of the above information is found in his MasterMinding Wounds text.  Dr. Strauss is also known for his diving medicine contributions including gradient-perfusion and pain source models that help explain why decompression sickness symptoms occur as they do.  The second edition of his diving text, Diving Science…Revisited is “in press” at this time. In addition, Dr. Strauss is a retired Navy Reserve Medical Corps Captain and Undersea Medical Officer with a 23 ½ year affiliation with Navy UDT/SEAL Teams, Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California Irvine, and retired Medical Director of the Hyperbaric Medicine Program at Memorial Care Long Beach Medical Center, Long Beach, California.

Richard Barry


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 Richard is the VP of Safety & Technical for Healogics in Jacksonville, FL.


Introduction / CE Requirements

Brenda Freymiller, RN


A Rational and Value-directed Approach to Diabetic Foot Ulcers and other Wounds Roles of Hyperbaric Oxygen

Michael Strauss, MD


Update on vascular assessments

Enoch Huang, MD



Richard Barry, CHT




Wound Care continuation (Allografts)

Caesar Anderson, MD


Pyoderma / Calciphylaxis

Jason Susong, MD


Panel Discussion