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WOCN® Fellow Program Class of 2024

The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) is thrilled to announce the exceptional nurses that will be inducted into the 2024 Class of the WOCN Fellow Program, the highest and most prestigious award offered by the WOCN Society. This year’s distinguished class has demonstrated outstanding commitment, expertise, and leadership in the wound, ostomy, and continence nursing field and beyond.

“Congratulations to our second cohort of WOCN Fellows! I am honored for the opportunity to induct these outstanding WOC nursing professions during the WOCN Fellows Gala, on Tuesday, June 11, during WOCNext® 2024 in Cleveland,” said Vicky Pontieri-Lewis, MS, RN, ACNS-BC-CWOCN. “Your outstanding achievements in the WOC nursing field are truly remarkable, and we are delighted to honor you for your invaluable contributions, expertise, and dedication with this prestigious accolade.”

Without further ado, let’s recognize the WOCN Society’s 2024 Class of Fellows:

  • Linda Droste, MSN, RN, CWOCN, CBIS
  • Kevin Emmons, DrNP, RN, APN, AGPCNP-BC, CWCN, CFCN
  • Ferne Elsass, MSN, RN, CPN, CWON
  • Kelly Jaszarowski, MSN, RN, CNS, ANP, CWOCN
  • Kate Lawrence, MSN, RN, CWOCN
  • Catherine T. Milne, MSN, APRN, ANP/ACNS-BC, CWOCN-AP
  • Ann Marie Nie, PhD, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, CWOCN
  • Joyce Pittman, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, CWOCN, FAAN
  • Bonnie S. Rolstad, MS, RN, CWOCN

About the WOCN® Society
Founded in 1968, the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) is the largest and most recognized professional nursing community dedicated to advancing the practice and delivery of expert healthcare to individuals with wound, ostomy, and continence care needs. Through relevant education, effective advocacy, cutting-edge science, a supportive network, and a patient-centric approach, the Society enables professional growth for 5,000+ members and aids in improving patient outcomes.