Suzie Ehmann, DPT, CLWT, CWS, CLT–LANA, is ILWTI's Director of Compression Education and co-author of
S.T.R.I.D.E.™ Professional Guide to Compression Garment Selection for the Lower Extremity -
An algorithm incorporating both textile characteristic and oedema presentation to optimize medical compression garment selection.
S.T.R.I.D.E.™ is published as a Supplement to the Journal of Wound Care and is the basis of ILWTI's Certified Compression Specialist course.
Dr. Ehmann is clinical specialist working at Atrium Health Stanly. Over the last 14 years, she has dedicated her practice to the evaluation and comprehensive treatment of patients with lymphatic disorders and chronic non-healing wounds. Dr. Ehmann has a focused interest on the science of compression and impact of edema management on functional ability and mobility. She has spoken nationally and internationally on this topic.
Dr. Ehmann is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist through the Lymphology Association of North American; a Certified Wound Specialist through the American Board of Wound Management. She is a proud member of the Lymphology Association of North America and the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care. She has been a featured speaker at national and international conferences, such as the Symposium for Advance Wound Care, Wild On Wounds, National Lymphedema Network International Conference, European Wound Management Association, International Compression Club and numerous regional lymphedema and wound conferences. In addition, she has authored several articles published in peer reviewed journals.
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