Harry Penny, DPM, FAPWHc Brief Bio

Dr. Harry Penny has published research articles in the Journal of Wound Care and serves on the editorial committee for that Journal. He is also published in: Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Advances in Skin and Wound Care, Journal of American Podiatric Medical Association. He has served as Chairperson of the Penn State Altoona Hershey Medical Conference for past 6 years for “Updates in Medicine” and will again for the next conference April 8, 2017.

He is a Clinical instructor for University of Pittsburg Medical Center (UPMC) Altoona family practice program past 17 years, instructor for UPMC Altoona for ACLS past 12 years. Has developed a model mentoring program with APWH for medical, podiatry, osteopathic, and pa students for wound care. He serves as Advisor to Penn State Hershey APWH newly formed student-residency chapter, Heads BMA UPMC Altoona wound clinic.

Dr. Penny continues to be involved with clinical trials and is a Former Major US Army Reserves. He will be serving as Editor of a wound care book with Christian Brothers University of Memphis TN.

“It is a great honor that I have been selected, as the Vice President of the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing. I pledge to work closely with the President, Dr. Robert Bartlett, the Executive Director, Dr. Steve Kravitz, and Jacqueline McBride, Director of Operations supporting the Academy’s initiatives and strengthening our goals in wound care, education, and publishing. Working together, we can continue to improve and grow the Academy to harness the opportunities and address the issues that will arise in the coming years.”