Happy Hour with a ScholarFriday September 21, 2018 | 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
The American Foundation for Hand Therapy: “HAPPY HOUR with a SCHOLAR”
Is hand therapy maintaining its standing as a discipline by tending to its scientific foundations?
Speaker: Joy MacDermid, PT, PhD
Enjoy this interactive happy hour session with the 2018 Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Hand Therapy, Dr. Joy MacDermid. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with scholars and colleagues as the world renowned Dr. MacDermid will lead a discussion highlighting the current trends in the science of hand therapy research. Your $35 contribution to attend this event will support the American Hand Therapy Foundation’s Research Grants.
- At the end of the session participants will be able to:
- Explain the researcher/clinician profile of the hand therapy profession.
- Recognize the implications of publication trend in the Journal of Hand Therapy.
- Identify challenges to the scientific foundations of upper limb rehabilitation.
- Propose potential solutions to emerging challenges.
CEUs = .5 Credits
Dr. Joy MacDermid, our Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Hand Therapy and 2009 ASHT President, is a Professor at the School of Physical Therapy at Western University, Canada. She holds a CIHR Chair in Gender, Work and Health, and the Dr. James Roth Research Chair in Musculoskeletal Measurement and Knowledge Translation. She is also the Co-director of the Clinical Research Lab within the Hand and Upper Limb Centre (HULC) in London, Ontario.
Dr. MacDermid, a renowned speaker, hand therapist/physical therapist/epidemiologist has published >420 peer-reviewed papers focusing on measurement, knowledge translation, clinical trials, systematic reviews, clinical practice guidelines, cohort studies and clinical prediction. She has developed outcome measures that are used internationally including self-report measures such as the Patient Rated Wrist/Hand Evaluation.
Dr. MacDermid is the recipient of the following ASHT Awards:
2016 Founders Grant Award Recipient
2013 MacDermid Lifetime Scientific Award in Hand Therapy
2005 Nathalie Barr Lectureship Award
Date: Friday, September 21, 2018
Time: 6:30 PM -7:30 PM
Location: ASHT Annual Meeting – Dallas, Texas. Hyatt Regency