Desert Foot 2015
 
October 19-22, 2016


Sheraton Grand Phoenix, AZ
The Annual High Risk Diabetic Foot Conference
Honoring Our Federal Services Healthcare Professionals

Desert Foot 2015 Agenda

11/18/2015
Exhibit Hours
6:30 - 8:00 am
10:15 - 10:45 am
1:15 - 2:15 pm
4:10 - 4:30 pm
8:00 - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 7:30 amBreakfast & Visit Exhibitors
6:00 am - 7:00 pm Registration
6:00 am - 6:30 amCases from the High Risk Foot Clinic
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
6:30 am - 7:00 amInfection Management and Limb Salvage
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
7:00 am - 7:45 amReal World Practice: Managing Complex Cases with Cryopreserved Human Placental Membrane - Sponsored by Osiris Therapeutics
Jodi Walters, DPM
Daniel Davis, DPM
7:45 am - 7:50 amWelcome to Desert Foot
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
7:50 am - 8:15 amResults of a Comparative Effectiveness Study of Healing
Charles Zelen, DPM
8:15 am - 8:40 pmWholefood Applications in Podiatry to Support Blood Sugar Metabolism
Carol Ann Malizia, DC
8:40 am - 9:25 amAdvance Application of Amniotic Membrane in Wound Healing and Lower Extremity Surgery - Sponsored by MiMedx
Christian Bianchi, MD
Jeffrey Frenchman, DPM
9:25 am - 9:50 amThe Role of Recombinant Platelet-Derived Growth Factor (PDGF) Therapy to Heal Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH
9:50 am - 10:15 amTopical Wound Oxygen: A Case for the Chronic Wound
Francis Derk, DPM
10:15 am - 10:45 amBreak & Visit Exhibitors
10:45 am - 1:15 pmWORKSHOPS
10:45 am - 1:15 pm
Organogenesis
Derma Sciences
Diagnostic Resources
Harbor MedTech
EO2 Concepts
1:15 pm - 2:15 pmLunch & Visit ExhibitorsCONCURRENT TRACT - Clinical Considerations for Creating a Functional Wound Bed: Debridement and Beyond
2:00 pm - 2:20 pm2:00 - 2:20 - Introduction and Overview of Continuum of Wound Care
Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CDE, CWS
2:15 pm - 3:00 pmDynamic Reciprocity and the Biomechanics of Wound Healing: Amniotic Tissue Products and Total Contact Casting - Sponsored by Derma Sciences
Georgia M Arvanitis, PhD
Jeffrey Jensen, DPM
Robin Lenz, DPM
2:20 - 2:40 - Wound Bed Preparation Part 1: Debridement Overview; Infection Control (DIME)
Cynthia Fleck, RN, BSN, APN/CNS, WOCN, CWS, CFCN, DNC
2:40 pm - 3:00 pm2:40 - 3:00 - Wound Bed Preparation Part 2: Moisture Control; Wound Edges (DIME)
Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CDE, CWS
3:00 pm - 3:25 pmMechanically-Powered NPWT - Evidence and Clinical Applications
Matthew Garoufalis, DPM
3:00 - 3:20 - Enzymatic Debridement: Understanding the Mechanism of Action; Larval Debridement: The Little Surgeons
Dot Weir, RN, CWCN, CWS
3:20 pm - 3:40 pm3:20 - 3:40 - Sharp/Surgical Debridement
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH
3:25 pm - 4:10 pmThe Use of Decellularized Matrix to Heal Chronic Wounds - Sponsored by Tissue Regenix
Barbara Aung, DPM
3:40 pm - 4:30 pm3:40 - 4:30 - Debridement Skills Labs
4:10 pm - 4:30 pmBreak & Visit Exhibitors
4:30 pm - 4:55 pmTherapeutic Topical Applications in Podiatry and Wound Care
Christopher Bromley, DPM
4:30 - 4:50 - Break
4:55 pm - 5:40 pmThe Physiology of Modern Day Wound Bed Prep - Sponsored by Hollister Incorporated
Eric Lullove, DPM
4:50 - 5:10 - Recent Advances in NPWT: Going Where the Evidence Leads
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH
4:50 pm - 5:10 pm
5:10 pm - 5:30 pm5:10 - 5:30 - Removing the Hype: Evidence for Cellular and Tissue-based Products (CTP)
Dot Weir, RN, CWCN, CWS
5:40 pm - 6:05 pmThe Emergence of Silver-Resistant Bacteria in a Clinical Setting
Jeffrey D Lehrman, DPM
5:30 - 5:35 - Move to Workshops
5:35 pm - 6:35 pm5:35 pm - 6:35 pm Workshops (3 - 20 minute rotations)
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH
Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CDE, CWS
Dot Weir, RN, CWCN, CWS
6:05 pm - 6:50 pmRemote Thermometric System for Early Detection of DFU
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
Jonathan Bloom, MD
6:50 pm - 7:30 pmAre All Placental Products Created Equal? - Sponsored by Osiris Therapeutics
Yi Arnold, PhD
7:30 pm - 7:55 pmWound Bed Preparation: The Role of Collegenase
Dot Weir, RN, CWCN, CWS
7:55 pm - 8:00 pmPanel Discussion - Q&A
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
8:00 pm - 9:00 pmGrand Reception - Sponsored by Osiris Therapeutics

11/19/2015
Exhibit Hours
6:30 - 8:00 am
9:45 - 10:15 am
2:00 - 2:30 pm
5:30 - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm Registration
6:30 am - 7:30 amBreakfast & Visit Exhibitors
6:00 am - 6:30 amRecognizing and Managing the Ischemic Patient
Charles Andersen, MD
6:30 am - 7:00 amThe Role of Extracellular Matrix in Orchestrating Wound Repair: What's the Evidence?
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
7:00 am - 7:45 amDiabetic Neuropathic Ulcers - Recognizing the Significant Burden and Reviewing a Treatment Option - Sponsored by Smith & Nephew
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH
7:45 am - 7:55 amWelcome (Pledge of Allegiance)
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
7:55 am - 8:20 amHuman Amniotic Membrane: Models of Wound Healing
Mohit Bhatia, PhD
8:20 am - 8:45 amCharacterization of the Effects of PEMF Therapy on Neurite Outgrowth and Gene Expression on IMR-32 Neuroblastoma Cells
John Moffett, PhD
8:45 am - 9:10 amConfronting Complexity: Orchestrating Regenerative Healing with Amniotic Membrane and Umbilical Cord
Mark Couture, DPM
9:10 am - 9:15 amPaul Brand Memorial Lecture Award - Introduction
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
9:15 am - 9:45 amPaul Brand Lecture: Managing the High Risk Foot - Lessons from the UK
Fran Game, FRCP
9:45 am - 10:15 amBreak & Visit Exhibitors
10:15 am - 1:15 pmWORKSHOPS
10:15 am - 1:15 pm
MiMedx
Stryker
Akina Pharmacy
Osiris Therapeutics
Wright Therapy Products
Amniox Medical
1:15 pm - 2:00 pmShifting the Antimicrobial Paradigm: A Novel Purified Collagen Matrix and Antimicrobial Technology for Wound Management - Sponsored by Organogenesis
Jonathan Brantley, DPM
2:00 pm - 2:30 pmLunch & Visit Exhibitors
2:30 pm - 5:30 pmWORKSHOPS
2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Smith & Nephew
Molnlycke
Vilex
Alliqua
Zimmer Biomet
Advanced Oxygen Therapy, Inc.
5:30 pm - 6:00 pmBreak & Visit Exhibitors
6:00 pm - 6:45 pmClinical Benefits of Advanced Wound Therapies for the Treatment of DFUs and Other Complex Wounds - Sponsored by Acelity
Lee Rogers, DPM
6:45 pm - 7:10 pmEfficacy of Injectable Amniotic Membrane Particulate in Lower Extremity Enthesopathies: A New Treatment Paradigm
Alberto Abrebaya, DPM
7:10 pm - 7:35 pmStem Cell Therapy: Giving New Life to Old Wounds
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
7:35 pm - 8:00 pmWound Imaging Techniques: Past, Present and Future
Oscar Alvarez, PhD, CCT
8:00 pm - 8:15 pmPanel Discussion - Q&A
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

11/20/2015
Exhibit Hours
6:30 - 8:00 am
10:00 - 10:30 am
1:00 - 2:00 pm
4:10 - 4:30 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration
6:30 am - 7:30 amBreakfast & Visit Exhibitors
6:00 am - 6:30 amForty Years of Experience with Diabetic Foot Surgery
Guido LaPorta, DPM, MS
6:30 am - 7:00 amLearn from My Mistakes
Guido LaPorta, DPM, MS
7:00 am - 7:45 amMagical Maggots: Evidence for Larval Debridement Therapy (LTD)
Linda Cowan, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, CWS
7:45 am - 7:55 amAnnouncements
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
7:55 am - 8:40 amEnhancements in the "State-of-the-Art" of Endovascular Therapy for PAD in Lower Limbs - What the Podiatrist Must Know!
Paramjit Chopra, MD
8:40 am - 9:05 amFluorescence Imaging for Perfusion Assessment in Limb Preservation
Charles Andersen, MD
9:05 am - 9:50 amAngiogenesis and Crossroads with Tissue Regeneration
William Li, MD
9:50 am - 10:00 amPanel Discussion / Questions
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
10:00 am - 10:30 amBreak & Visit Exhibitors
10:30 am - 10:55 amEnhancing Outcomes by Combining Topical Wound Oxygen with Other Modalities
Matthew Garoufalis, DPM
10:55 am - 11:20 amAn Update for the Treatment of Tophaceous Gout
Scott Neville, DPM
11:20 am - 11:45 amFrequent Debridement and Disinfection Leads to Faster Closure of Chronic Wounds
Steve McClain, MD
11:45 am - 12:10 pmAdvances in Foam Sclerotherapy Treatment of Superficial Venous Insufficiency and Venous Ulcers
Paramjit Chopra, MD
12:10 pm - 12:35 pmA New Non-Pharmaceutical Approach to Restless Leg Syndrome
Dan Olson, DPM
12:35 pm - 12:45 pmPanel Discussion / Questions
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
12:45 pm - 1:00 pmPoster Awards
Charles Andersen, MD
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmLunch & Visit Exhibitors
2:00 pm - 2:25 pmOnychomycosis: New Treatment Options
Warren Joseph, DPM
2:25 pm - 3:10 pmLatest Advances in Wound Bed Preparation
Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH
3:10 pm - 3:35 pmNew Technology in Radio Frequency Surgery
David Davidson, DPM
3:35 pm - 4:00 pmThe Diabetic Charcot Foot - Inflammation and Genes
Fran Game, FRCP
4:00 pm - 4:10 pmPanel Discussion: Q&A
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH
4:10 pm - 4:30 pmBreak & Visit Exhibitors
4:30 pm - 4:45 pmExhibit Hall and Workshop Contest Awards
4:45 pm - 5:05 pmAmerican Board of Podiatric Medicine - Why Certify?
Steven Goldman, DPM
5:05 pm - 5:30 pmUse of Bone Stimulation in Immunocompromised Patients
Harold Schoenhaus, DPM
5:30 pm - 5:55 pmMaggot Therapy - Getting Us Back to the Future of Wound Care
Ron Sherman, MD
5:55 pm - 6:20 pmSurgical Management of the Charcot Foot - Lesson Learned
Guido LaPorta, DPM, MS
6:20 pm - 6:45 pmUpdate on Antibiotics for Skin and Skin Structure Infections
Warren Joseph, DPM
6:45 pm - 7:00 pmQuestions - Adjourn
Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH