Dawn Franceschina


Dawn Franceschina is a graduate of the physical therapy program at Northern Illinois University in 1997.  She went on to pursue her Doctorate in Physical Therapy through Boston University, graduating in 2008.  She developed an interest in wound care while in PT school and has worked in the field of wound care for her entire 23-year career in both the trauma/acute care and outpatient settings.  Dawn has been a guest lecturer in the area of wound care at Northwestern University's Doctorate in Physical Therapy program since 1999.   In 2003, Dawn became a Certified Wound Specialist® credentialed by the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM).  She served on the Examination Committee of the ABWM for seven years; in 2018, Dawn was elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Board of Wound Management Foundation (ABWMF).