Welcome to the International Wound Infection Institute

The International Wound Infection Institute is for health care professionals with an interest in wound infection.


What we Provide

Up-to-date clinical information

The IWII aims to provide up to date research and evidence relating to prevention, identification and management of wound infection. The website provides links to examples of publications that we believe we will be of interest to clinicians. 


Access to wound infection experts.

The IWII committee represents expertise in prevention and management of wound infection globally. We welcome enquires at any time – please use the ‘contact us’ tab if you would like to contact us. Please ensure that your message clearly identifies your question and if there is a particular member you wish to speak to. 


New Projects on Wound Infection

IWII work on a range of projects related to wound infection. Completed projects and relevant consensus/best practice documents can be located in the resources section. 

Access to a Network of Professionals

Membership of IWII is global and we welcome new members at any time. Please use the contact us tab of you would like to be a member. Membership allows you free access to the website, up to date news and a quarterly newsletter.


All 2021 dates will be confirmed soon. 


Opportunities to share clinical experiences

We are eager to hear of any projects that you may have developed and implemented which you would like to share with a global audience. Additionally If you have an idea for a project please contact us to discuss working together.

Meet Our Committee

Professor Karen Ousey

Karen is chair of IWII and Professor and Director for the Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention at the University of Huddersfield, UK,

Terry Swanson

Terry Swanson is the current Vice Chair of the International Wound Infection Institute and was admitted as a Fellow of AWMA in 2010.

Dr Gregory Schultz

Dr. Gregory Schultz is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Institute for Wound Research at the University of Florida. 

Latest Content



Here you can view all of the latest news from the International Wound Infection Institute. We’ve got all our AGM minutes as well as interesting articles from our committee and other sources.


The following resources focus on the latest evidence, research and education in wound infection prevention management. These are free to download and use in practice.

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