Nora Barrett, MS, OTR/L, CHT

Nora graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, MO in 1997 and has since worked in rehab (Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston, MA), acute care (Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA) and outpatient settings (National Rehab Hospital Regional Rehab, Washington, DC; and Curtis National Hand Center, Lutherville, MD) with a focused clinical practice in hand therapy and burn injury/wounds since 2004. In 2006 she completed the Advanced Certification in Hand & Upper Quarter Rehab at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. Nora was the Clinic Coordinator of the Outpatient Center for Orthopaedic Rehab at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital and a burn therapist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC until 2014. She moved to Bend, Oregon in 2014 to enjoy the active lifestyle of the west and joined the practice at Hand & Arm Therapy of Central Oregon. She serves on the Education Division and the Annual Meeting Committee for the American Society of Hand Therapists and is a member of the American Burn Association. She has lectured at universities in the northeast region and presented topics in burn and UE injuries at conferences across the country.