H. Paul Ehrlich, PhD
Professor of Surgery and Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Hershey
Medical Center, Penn State University College of Medicine
Director, Wound Healing Research Laboratory, Division of Plastic Surgery,
Department of Surgery, Hershey Medical Center
One of the world’s leading wound researchers, Dr. H. Paul Ehrlich has published over 200 papers and 20 book chapters and monographs on the biology of wound healing and the treatment of chronic wounds. His extensive wound research has focused on the areas of fibroblast function in wound healing, collagen biochemistry, proteinase control mechanisms, matrix interactions with non-muscle cells, mechanisms and regulations of the wound contraction process, mediators of inflammation and dermal damage, and the cell biology of wound healing and scar formation. He is a founding member and second president of the Wound Healing Society (WHS), and was the 2010 recipient of the WHS Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Ehrlich received his PhD from the University of California at San Francisco. He currently serves on the Editorial Advisory Boards of the Journal of Burn Care and Rehabilitation and Wound Repair and Regeneration.