Mariam Botros, Chief Executive Officer

As chief executive officer of Wounds Canada, Mariam is responsible for both the implementation of the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of the organization. She is a chiropodist and diabetes educator by training and completed her Master’s in Educational Leadership. Mariam has also published, developed and lectured in multiple programs both nationally and internationally. She is also the vice president of D foot International. Through her different roles as an executive director, health-care practitioner and educator, researcher and faculty member for many well-recognized organizations, Mariam has extensive practical and professional experience in advancing public health policy and is  respected as a strategic, visionary, system thinker. 

Educational Faculty and Advisors

  • Greg Archibald, MD,CCFP, FCFP and Professor and Head, Department of Family Medicine
  • Heather Orsted, RN, BN, ET, MSc
  • Mariam Botros, DCh, DE, IIWCC
  • Pat Coutts, RN, IIWCC
  • Robyn Evans, BSc, MD, CCFP
  • David Keast, MSc, MD, FCFP
  • Janet Kuhnke, RN, BA, BScN, Msc, ET, PhD
  • Kerstin Lewis, RN, BScN, IIWCC
  • Deirdre O’Sullivan-Drombolis, BSc PT, MCISc (Wound Healing)
  • Ann Marie McLaren, DCh, BSc, MClSc, Registered Chiropodist/Foot Specialist 
  • Barbie Murray, CNS (APN) BScN RN MCScWH MDLUC/Vascular
  • Tej Sahota, DPM, AACFAS

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