Hope of Healing Foundation®
Directors 2008 -2009
Aletha W. Tippett,
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
Dominic A. Rizzo, DPM,
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
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
Monica Hunter, MD
The Ohio Heart & Vascular
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.