Blog: General

Prioritizing Trauma-Informed Care

Posted January 17, 2023 in General

Burn Prevention Network is committed to empowering burn survivors and their families. In that, we are passionate about prioritizing trauma-informed care when working with those affected by burn injuries, as the trauma they experience is more than skin-deep. To strengthen our leadership and board members’ knowledge, understanding, and skills in relation to trauma-informed care, Burn […]


Board Member Spotlight: David Schmid

Posted November 3, 2022 in General

David M. Schmid, one of Burn Prevention Network’s most recent additions to its Board of Directors, joined the board in August 2022. An expert civil trial attorney certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, David is a member of his firm’s Accident & Personal Injury practice specializing in severe burns, among other forms of […]


Getting to Know Cori Rolon

Posted March 23, 2022 in General

Do you have a nickname? Cori What’s the most interesting job you’ve ever had? Was Wendy for the Wendy Corporation Do you have any pets? Two cats – Shadow and Pumpkin Spice What’s your favorite childhood memory? Singing with my cousins. We toured as a singing act when I was little. What are your favorite […]


Firefighter Focus: Derrick Sawyer

Posted February 16, 2022 in Featured Partner, General, Prevention

In celebration of Black History Month, Burn Prevention Network spoke with Board Member Derrick Sawyer, former Philadelphia Fire Commissioner and the first African American Fire Chief of the Upper Darby Township Fire Department. Becoming a firefighter was the last thing Derrick Sawyer thought he’d do when he got out of the Air Force in 2000. […]


We have an Important Announcement for You….

Posted February 15, 2022 in General

Dear Supporters, Colleagues, Family and Friends:   With every ending, therein lies a new beginning; this sentiment could not be more fitting as we announce that B. Daniel Dillard, the founding Executive Director/CEO of the non-profit organization, Burn Prevention Network (BPN), will retire on April 30, 2022, after serving in this position for over 36 […]


Mark Wendling, MD: Physician, Executive Director, and Servant Leader

Posted January 19, 2022 in General, Prevention

Mark Wendling is the kind of primary care physician all patients hope to find. It is no wonder that those who seek his care and counsel do so for much of their life! Dr. Wendling has practiced family care medicine in the Lehigh Valley for approximately 25 years. In addition, for the past six years, […]



Posted November 10, 2021 in General

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The Burn Prevention Network Awarded $27,500 for Prevention Education and Survivor Support

Posted August 24, 2021 in Featured Partner, General, Prevention

The Fleming Foundation, Zionsville, PA, has announced that a grant totaling $27,500 has been awarded to The Burn Prevention Network in support of two separate programs, Camp Susquehanna and Home Safe Home. Camp Susquehanna was allocated $12,500 of the funds to support a growing number of campers expected as a result of the program’s expansion. […]


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Posted July 20, 2021 in General

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3 Summer Burn Risks That Are Easy to Forget

Posted July 15, 2021 in General, Prevention

When you hear the term “summer burn prevention,” you probably think of sunscreen, beach umbrellas, and sun hats. While these items are essential for protecting yourself from harmful UVB rays, sunburns aren’t the only way to get your skin scorched when it’s hot out. To ensure you and your loved ones steer clear of painful […]