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 20 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. Currently she is pursuing her
PhD with a focus on the impact of an alternating compression profile. 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,
International Lymphatic Framework 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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