Diane Coker, DPT, CHT

Diane Coker, PT, DPT, CHT, received her undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Galveston, and her doctoral degree from Drexel University in Philadelphia. She became a certified hand therapist in 1991, and has been director of the hand therapy department at South County Orthopedic Specialists, located in southern California, since 1989. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the American Society of Hand Therapists, and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. She currently volunteers for ASHT as president-elect. She has been a core lecturer and clinical mentor in the Kaiser Permanente Hand Therapy Fellowship. She served as adjunct faculty at Loma Linda University. She has presented numerous times at local, national, and international conferences and seminars.