Elof Eriksson, MD, PhD, chief of Plastic Surgery at BWH, received the John Boswick Memorial Award for Outstanding Lifetime Achievement in Wound Healing. This award recognizes Eriksson’s outstanding achievements and tireless work which have considerably advanced the field of wound care.
Eriksson’s research currently focuses on how the micro-environment influences the regeneration of skin. He also is studying new methods for transplantation of skin. He has initiated, organized and overseen the development of guidelines for wound care.