H. Paul Ehrlich The Wound Healing Foundation is excited to announce the H. Paul Ehrlich Rising Star in Wound Healing award. Dr. Ehrlich was a nationally and internationally recognized scientist in wound healing and scar research, who made a major impact in protein and collagen synthesis and catabolism in wound healing. Dr. Ehrlich was a founding member of the Wound Healing Society and its second president. Dr Ehrlich faithfully served the Wound Healing Foundation continuously as a Board of Director for 13 years and as Foundation Awards Chair for 15 years. He was a staunch supporter of young investigator research and a great mentor. He understood how much an award could impact a young investigator's career, and he made major contributions to the success of numerous research and educational efforts of the Foundation and the Society.

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2022 Recipient

Ivan Jozic, PhD Ivan Jozic, Ph.D.
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Award nomination criteria:
The $1,000 Award is given to a promising nominee with leadership potential in wound healing research. Applicants must:

Application package:

  1. Each nominee is nominated by a member of the Wound Healing Society via a nomination letter which includes:
    1. Name, degree and position of the nominee.
    2. A list of wound healing-related publications in the last 5 years.
    3. Nominee's CV
    4. Statement regarding the rationale for the nomination that includes
      1. Detailed contribution of the nominee to the wound healing research
      2. Nominee's commitment to wound healing research
      3. Nominee's potential to become a leader within the wound healing community
      4. Nominee's mentoring abilities and impact on others
  2. Two to three (2-3) additional letters of recommendation from the nominee's mentors and/or established investigators in wound healing community.

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2021 Recipient

Swathi Balaji, PhD Swathi Balaji, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine & Texas Children's Hospital