EWMA Conference 2018


Icelandic Wound Healing Society

Original Name:

Samtök um sárameðferð á Íslandi (SumS)



Contact info and web site:

Name of President:

Gudbjorg Palsdottir (since 2009)

Executive Board/Council:

Gudbjorg Palsdottir, president
Linda Bjornsdottir, recorder
Jona Kristjansdottir, treasurer
Tomas Thor Agustsson, vice president
Ingibjorg Gudmundsdottir, member
Lilja Thyri Bjornsdottir, member
Íris Hansen, member

Cooperating Organisation board representative:

Gudbjorg Palsdottir

No. of Members:


Year of foundation:


Main purpose/objective of the association:

  • Promote increasing knowledge on wound healing and wound management among Icelandic health professionals
  • Promote evidence based practice in wound management in Iceland
  • Establish a forum for Icelandic health professionals interested in wound management, by organising meetings and conferences
  • Promote research related to wounds in Iceland
  • Establish a network between the Icelandic Wound Healing Society and other similar societies



Education Contact:

Gudbjorg Palsdottir, gudbjorgpals@gmail.com


General meeting in March every year.
Annual congress/symposium every autumn with national and international speakers.