Jan Rice (Wound Consultant ) has been heavily involved in wound care since she undertook her 12 months Plastic Surgical Nurse Training program in 1979 in Melbourne, Australia.
After 15 years in plastic surgery, Jan tried her hand at dialysis however the call of surgery and wound care saw her work with Monash University and Wound Foundation of Australia in 1994 through to 2007 and then in 2008 take up a position at LaTrobe University working with World of Wounds.
Jan has served on Advisory Boards, Key Opinion Leader Groups, Wound Committees both local, National and International. Jan has authored many papers, mostly common sense personal approach to wound problems.
Jan Is most comfortable with the approach of principles of care and what can be done in the current situation with what is available.
This approach comes from years of work in resource poor communities abroad and working in aged care, as well as running her own primary health care clinic Melbourne.