What's MSHT about?

The Michigan Society of Hand Therapists (MSHT) is a non-profit organization with the specific purpose of providing continuing education opportunities to therapists. Our goal is to provide top- quality continuing education at affordable prices. We strive to bring the latest in therapy concepts by the best educators in the business. We believe that knowledge is power and know that continuing education can be very expensive. We do our best to make courses affordable so that therapy providers can stay current.


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Revolutionizing hand therapy - locally and nationally.

Organization Objectives

The bigger picture – education, support, promoting


I. Providing continuing education opportunities to therapists (OT/PT/COTA/PTA)


II. Supporting national and state professional organizations that directly advocate for Michigan-based hand therapists.


III. Promoting the advancement and awareness of hand therapy at a State, National and International level.


The board of MISHT is comprised of volunteers who are Certified hand Therapists and active members of ASHT and MiOTA. Each board member practices hand therapy in settings ranging from hospitals, to private practice clinics to surgeon owned clinics. Our board maintains relations with local and national organizations, supporting them when able, to maintain the growth and viability of the profession of hand therapy. The Board is always on the search for educational topics and speakers as well as opportunities to support the profession of hand therapy.


Laurie S.

OTR, CHT - Secretary, MSHT

Lodia R.

OTR, CHT – President, MSHT

Marilyn C.

OTR, CHT – Vice President, MSHT

Rasa P.

OTR, CHT – Treasurer, MSHT

Renee C.

OTR, CHT – Board Member AL, MSHT



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