American Hand Therapy Foundation
Funding clinical and scientific research and education to advance the practice of hand therapy and quality of patient care throughout the world.
Read the 2022 AHTF annual report and update.
Supporting novice or experienced researchers who are able to expand the scientific evidence, visibility, and quality of upper extremity and hand rehabilitation.
Support our mission of promoting high impact clinical and fundamental upper extremity research. Your generosity makes a difference! Support your profession through a tax‑deductible gift today.
About The American Hand Therapy Foundation
The American Hand Therapy Foundation (AHTF) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that promotes education and funds research to provide evidence for the treatment and prevention of diseases and injuries of the upper extremity and hand.
AHTF is a truly unique organization dedicated exclusively to advancing the practice of hand therapy by funding research and education. Our mission is to fund clinical and scientific research and education in order to advance the practice of hand therapy and quality of patient care throughout the world.
AHTF Blog Posts & News Updates
2024 Educational Scholarship Honoring Paul Van Lede
The American Hand Therapy Foundation through a generous contribution by Orfit Industries. The award will cover Tuition / Registration for an American Society of Hand Therapists Hands on Orthotics Course (Virtual or in-person).
2023 Virtual Run/Walk for Hand Therapy Research
Join the American Hand Therapy Foundation for our 8th Annual Virtual Run/Walk to support upper extremity research and education! This virtual event will be held during Hand Therapy Week, June 5-11, 2023.
2022 Grant Recipients
American Hand Therapy Foundation Proudly Announces Our 2022 Grant Recipients!