Our Founding Members:

Dr. Julia Overstreet, DPM, FAPWCA 

      Podiatric Physician and Surgeon
    Wound Care Specialist
    High Risk Foot Care Specialist


      Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington.
      Degrees in Podiatric Medicine and Molecular Biology.

Dr. Overstreet was the Director of the Overstreet Wound Care Center in Bellevue, Washington for 19 years. 
This was a mul
tidisciplinary wound care team providing  evidence based Wound Care for the Eastside of the Seattle, Washington area. 

For 15 years she has lectured regularly on Advanced Wound Care and High Risk Foot Care for the University of Washington Department of Continuing Nursing Education.  She has presented at annual conferences for the WOCN, National Lymphedema Network, the American Professional Wound Care Association, and the UW Annual Advanced Practice Conference.  She is currently the Director and principle presenter for Rainier Medical Education Programs.    



Jessie H. Ahroni, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, CDE, ADM-BC, CBN

Manager, Wound and Skin Care Program
VA Puget Sound Health Care System


PhD family nurse practitioner with substantial experience in bariatric surgery, advanced diabetes management, clinical research, and wound care. My primary focus is patient education and teaching self management, although I also have interest and experience in designing health care services to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Wound care, foot care, bariatric nursing, advanced diabetes management, diabetes education, health care services design and implementation, clinical research



Mary Carraway, RN, CFCN


Foot Care Nurses of Virginia, LLC

Registered Nurse with a specialty certification with WOCNCB as CFCN.
Private practice in Amelia county in the state of Virginia. Office and home care visits
available for the homebound client.


Kathy Lewis, BSN, MPA
  Foot Care Specialist
   Seattle, WA




Christopher Case
The PediFix Footcare Company

Chris is an owner and former CEO of PediFix – a family-owned and operated firm established in 1885. The Company has developed, manufacturers and supplies hundreds of unique medical footcare products used, dispensed and recommended by healthcare professionals. The firm’s OTC-packaged products are sold in retail stores, both large and small, and are available for patient-direct order. 

The Company’s mission is to help as many people as possible end foot pain and remain active, hence their strong support of the AFCNA.  Mr. Case is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at PediFix and will add his expertise to promotion and growth of the Nurse Foot Care organization.


Ted Green,
    Advanced Wound Care, High Risk Foot Care  
    www.thewoundguy.com       Lake Oswego, Oregon

Ted created the company, The Wound Guy, LLC, almost 2 years ago and has watched the company grow to meet the health care needs of many people. He has over 37 years of experience in healthcare. In addition to over 20 years in the home care arena and 4 years in intensive care he has focused on complex, advanced wound care as well as ostomies and continence issues as a nationally certified wound, ostomy, and continence nurse (CWOCN). Believing in the importance of treating the whole person, he became nationally certified in foot and nail care (CFCN) and provides care not only to those in hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and their homes but also to those who are homeless.

Ted is a registered nurse and holds a Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Psychology from the University of Florida. He has studied at Metropolitan State University in Michigan and attended webWoc for his CWOCN.

In major hospitals he has provided inpatient and outpatient care for patients from newborn to geriatric with regards to complex wounds and ostomies.


  Advanced Wound Care, High Risk Foot Care  
  University of Washington
  Seattle, WA


Laurianne Galer, RN

 Foot Care Specialist
   West Harwich, MA


Cheryl Hackerott, RN
   Specialty: Foot Care, Advanced Wound Care, and Edema Management.  
   Currently working in Outpatient Care

   Portland, Oregon


Sandi Haugstad, CPO
   Certified Pedorthist 
   Priority Footwear & Pedorthic Services


American Foot Care Nurses Association
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