2009 Outstanding Work in Diabetic Wounds Award

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Catherine Jackson & Rita Riskus

Catherine Jackson, RN, BSN, WCC was the winner of this prestigious award given by the National Alliance of Wound Care. In 2008, Catherine developed a community foot screening and education program, where more than 300 people were given one-on-one assistance and prevention education. In 2009, working with diabetic educators, endocrinologists and primary care physicians, Catherine developed a self-care foot program for diabetics. The program has prevented at least five amputations.

Award winner Catherine Jackson and her nursing director and nominator, Rita Riskus.

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