2022 Virtual Run/Walk for Hand Therapy Research

Please join us in celebrating our Honorary Chair, Nancy Cannon while supporting AHTF through your participation.

About this event

Complete a 5K Run/Walk by the end of Hand Therapy Week (June 5-12, 2022) and support the research and education grants of the American Hand Therapy Foundation. We encourage you to create a TEAM! Special recognitions are planned for the teams with the greatest number of participants and most funds raised!

About our Honorary Chair: Nancy Cannon, OTR, CHT

Nancy Cannon, OTR, CHT, graduated from Indiana University in occupational therapy. She has worked at the Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center for over 40 years, with 35 of those years serving as the director of therapy. Through the years Nancy served as president of ASHT, vice-president of HTCC and chairman of AHTF. Specific to AHTF, Nancy was president of ASHT in 1989 when the board approved incorporating AHTF as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) in Indiana. Subsequently, she served in AHTF officer positions for 19 years, with four of those years as chairman. In complement to her volunteer work on boards related to hand therapy, Nancy has been active her entire career studying, researching, lecturing and publishing on subjects specific to hand therapy. She was the founder of the medical education conference “Hand Care”, which has been held each two years since 1984. In addition, she founded the “Diagnosis and Treatment Manual for Physicians & Therapists”, which was first published in 1983 and is in its 5th edition. Now semi-retired, Nancy reports having an amazing career, with endless professional colleague-friends, and endless patients that have touched her life in remarkable fashion!

Thank You to The AHTF 2022 Virtual Run/Walk Sponsors

Academic Circle

American Society of Hand Therapists

Naked Prosthetics

Mentor Circle


Hand Therapy Academy

American Association for Hand Surgery

Explorer Circle


Orfit Industries


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