Wava Truscott

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      Dr. Wava Truscott
    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:Director Scientific Affairs and Clinical
    • Organization:Kimberly-Clark Health Care
    • Area of Expertise:Healthcare Associated Infections

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    My Expertise

      Area(s) of expertise: Healthcare Associated Infections
      Summary of expertise:
      Wava Truscott is Director of Scientific Affairs and Clinical Education. In this role, Wava and her team develop and present (or publish) educational and scientific programs addressing allergic reactions, granulomas and adhesions, poor wound healing, healthcare-associated infections, lint and powder complication, unintentional perioperative hypothermia, biofilm formation in medicine, fire safety in the OR, healthcare provider occupational risk reduction and bioterrorism and avian flu preparedness. She chairs or participates on national committees for the development of test methods and standards setting activities.
      Educational background:
      Wava received her PhD. in Comparative Pathology from the University of California (Davis campus) with emphasis in Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology; her Masters in Business administration from the University of La Verne in California; her Bachelors degree in Botany and Zoology from Brigham Young University and her hospital aide certification at Fort Gordon Georgia through the Army/Red Cross program. She served as an aide in several military hospitals for Viet Nam wounded and in civilian AIDS Clinics and long term care facilities.

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