Joyce Pittman, PhD, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, CWOCN, FAAN
Community & Mental Health Nursing
University of Alabama
Mobile, AL, USA
Dr Joyce Pittman has over 40 years in clinical practice including 20+ years as a certified Wound, Ostomy, Continence (WOC) nurse and 17 years as a Nurse Practitioner. Currently, Dr Pittman is Associate Professor at University of South Alabama with a focus on research regarding ostomy conditions and QOL, pressure injury prevention, and building collaboration between academic and healthcare clinical settings. Until 2019, Dr Pittman supported the work of the WOC team at Indiana University Health-Academic Health Center and Indiana University School of Nursing in Indianapolis, IN. Dr Pittman is past Deputy Editor for the Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing and is current Vice President on the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP) and member of the Guideline Governance Group for the Prevention & Treatment of Pressure Ulcers/Injuries: Clinical Practice Guideline. She has authored numerous journal articles, WOCN Core Curriculum chapters, is a national speaker regarding WOC conditions and issues, and is a consultant regarding complex wound and ostomy management. Dr Pittman’s practice and research is focused on improving the quality of life of those individuals with wound, ostomy, and continence conditions.