EDUCATION, TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS
1991 Graduate of Central Catholic High School, San Antonio, Texas
1996 Graduated Bachelor of Science, Saint Edward's University, Faculty of the College of Natural Sciences, Austin, Texas
1998-2002 Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree
Des Moines University – College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
2002-2003 Primary Podiatric Medical Residency
Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Coatesville, Pennsylvania
Residency Directors: R. Daryl Phillips, D.P.M. (Chief) and Warren Joseph, D.P.M.
2003-2004 Podiatric Surgical Residency-12; Saint Luke's Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Residency Director: Kerry Zang, D.P.M, FACFAS
2004-present Texas Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners License, In Good Standing
2012 Board Certification, American Board of Podiatric Medicine
2015 International ATMO Inc.; Certification in Hyperbaric Medicine Team Training
Instructor: Paul J. Sheffield, PhD, Nix Hospital, San Antonio
12/2004- present Podiatrist and Owner, Footprints Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, PLLC, San Antonio, Texas
HONORS AND DISTINCTIONS
1996 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities; Awarded
2002 American Board of Medical Specialties in Podiatry; Awarded paper. "Quality in Practice: Setting a Standard for Hyperbaric Oxygen
Therapy in Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Diabetic Foot"
2007-2009 Co-chair American Diabetes Association (ADA) Expo - San Antonio, Texas
Coordinated sponsors and exhibitors, collaborated with the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing for diabetic foot screenings
11/23/12 Invited Panel Speaker: "Patient Safety: Common Mistakes in an Office-based Practice" Second International Conference of Nursing Students, Cebu
07/03/15 Invited Speaker: "Insights in Wound Care"; Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
07/09/15 Invited Speaker: "Advances in Wound Care"; Cebu Normal University, Cebu, Philippines
PAPERS, PUBLICATIONS and RESEARCH
Bluhm, JM (2000). Educating the diabetic patient for the prevention of life threatening infection". American Podiatric Medicine Association
Bluhm, JM, Johnson, J. (2001). Human papilloma virus and the podiatric patient. American Society of Microbiologist Convention, Orlando, Florida
Bluhm, JM (2002) - "Quality in Practice: Setting a Standard For Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Necrotizing Fasciitis of the Diabetic Foot. American Board of Medical Specialties in Podiatry,
Bluhm, JM (2004). Reconstruction for chronic subluxating peroneal tendon. Resident lecture, University of St. Luke’s Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.
Bluhm, JM (2004). Repair aseptic necrosis navicular via bridging arthrodesis of the talus cuneiform utilizing a rabea cage and allograft. Resident lecture, University of St. Luke’s Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona.
Lai, JY, Doyle, RJ, Bluhm, JM, Johnson, JC (2006). Multiplexed PCR genotyping of HPVs from plantaris verrucae, Journal of Clinical Virology, 35(4), 435-41.