ABPM Director Advocates for Podiatry Specialty in Romania
November 5, 2018 – Dr. Lee Rogers, ABPM Director and Chair of the CAQ in Amputation Prevention and Wound Care Sub-Committee, spoke at the United Nations Millennium Hilton for the Romanian American Business Council about the wave of diabetes and amputations in Romania and the need to establish the specialty of podiatry to address this growing problem. He cited American data on the success of podiatrists and teams in preventing limb losses and reducing costs in diabetes.
The audience consisted of the Romanian Secretary of State, Minister of Health, Ambassador to the UN, Ambassador to the US, and other government and healthcare leaders from Romania. US Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams also spoke to the Council.