Jane Fedorczyk, PT, PhD, CHT
Jane Fedorczyk has practiced in hand therapy for 35 years and has been an educator for 28 years in physical, occupational, and hand therapy. She is the Director of the Center of Hand and Upper Limb Health and Performance at Jefferson in Philadelphia. Her research emphasizes optimizing performance in the hand and upper limb musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. She frequently presents at conferences throughout the US and internationally. She has published chapters in Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity, 4th -7th editions and is a co-editor for the 6th and 7th editions. She has also published in the Journal of Hand Therapy, Journal of Orthopedic Research, and Clinics in Sports Medicine. In 2018, she was awarded the Nathalie Barr Lectureship Award for her contributions and leadership to hand therapy. Jane is a servant leader. She was ASHT President in 2015. She is currently the President of the Academy of Hand & Upper Extremity PT, an APTA component. She was recently appointed to serve on the board of the Hand Surgery Endowment, AAHS. During her career, she has served on many committees within ASHT, APTA, ASSH, and AAHS. She served on the boards of AAHS, AHTF, ASHT, and the Hand Rehabilitation Foundation.