Hope of Healing Foundation®

Board of Directors 2008 -2009


Aletha W. Tippett, M.D.
Family physician in solo practice, with specialty in wound care and limb salvage.  Published author and international lecturer on wound care.  Founder of the Hope of Healing Foundation; also a long-time community volunteer.


Dominic A. Rizzo, DPM, FACFAS
Foot and Ankle Specialists
Foot and ankle surgeon, with specialty in difficult cases and limb salvage.  A premier surgeon who collaborates with  other physicians, including  Drs. Tippett and Hunter, in a team effort for limb salvage.


William L. Tyler
Diabetic who had a foot ulcer with threatened amputation.  He is a limb salvage patient, treated with innovative therapies, now strongly committed to amputation prevention for diabetics.


Oscar M. Alvarez, Ph.D.
Center for Curative & Palliative Wound Care
Director of a hospital wound center with strong research and support of innovative wound care.  Published author and respected international lecturer and teacher in the wound care field.  His Hispanic heritage makes him a powerful advocate for this at risk population.


Monica Hunter, MD
The Ohio Heart & Vascular Center
Interventional cardiologist and vascular surgeon who specializes in limb salvage.  She collaborates frequently with Drs. Tippett and Rizzo for limb salvage, as an inter-disciplinary team effort.


James Spahn, MD
Retired ENT surgeon and now CEO of EHOB, the company he founded.  He is dedicated to the prevention and healing of wounds, and is an award-winning humanitarian and community developer.

Hope of Healing Foundation®
10274 Alliance Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242
Non-Profit 501(c)(3) Organization
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