Call for Award Nominations

Terri Skirven
Posted by Terri Skirven, OTR/L, CHT on 06/27/2016

Now is the time to recognize your professional colleagues and submit nominations for an ASHT award. These awards, presented at the Annual Meeting, have been established to recognize outstanding achievements and service related to hand therapy.

The Nathalie Barr Lectureship Award is among ASHT’s highest honors, recognizing and honoring a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists who has made significant original contributions to hand rehabilitation through the development or refinement of professional theory and/or techniques, contributions to hand therapy development as a profession and to ASHT and/or outstanding research.

The Paul Brand Award recognizes individuals who have exemplified humanitarianism in their work as a hand therapist in addition to providing clinical and professional excellence in several facets of practice. The candidate for this award is one who strives for the advancement of hand therapy, which may include underserved areas nationally and/or internationally.

The MacDermid Lifetime Scientific Award in Hand Therapy recognizes an ASHT member who has made contributions through research to the science and practice of hand rehabilitation, which have subsequently changed hand therapy professional standards.

Lifetime Fellowship status is an honor awarded to individuals in recognition of career-long contributions to the society and the field of hand rehabilitation.

For full details on these awards and the nomination process, please visit the Awards page. Don’t be late! The submission deadline is July 5, 2016.