Tod Brindle, USA

Tod Brindle is Chief Clinical Officer for Integrated Healing Technologies. For over 11 years he was the nurse clinician and wound and ostomy consultant for the VCU Medical Center/Medical  College of Virginia Wound Care Team. He publishes, lectures and provides facility consultation nationally and internationally in his specialty area of complex abdominal wound and fistula management, ostomy care and pressure ulcer prevention in high risk populations. He was recently served on the ANCC Magnet Commission Board, the Board of Directors for the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC) and served as the co-chair for the WOCN National Conference Planning Committee.  
He was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet National Nurse of the Year Award 2013 for Exemplary Professional Practice, the 2012 Virginia Magnet Consortium Award for excellence in clinical practice, the 2014 Alumni Transformer in Nursing and Healthcare Award and a Distinguished Alumnus recognition in 2011, both from THE Ohio State University. He received his bachelor’s degree in Nursing from THE Ohio State University, his Enterostomal Therapy education at the Cleveland Clinic and his master’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is currently a  PhD candidate at VCU studying lipidomic biomarkers of oxidative stress in deep tissue injuries. Most importantly, Tod has been with his bride for more than 20 years and is the father of three little girls.