Martin Walsh, OTR/L, CHT

Martin Walsh is the Executive Director of the Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC), he joined HTCC staff in 2004 as the Manager of Examination Services. He has been involved with HTCC as a volunteer since 1998, serving several terms as an item writer and then as an item writer mentor. Martin was appointed to the Examination Committee and Disciplinary Review Committee in 2002 and has been actively involved in all aspects of examination development. A Certified Hand Therapist since 1992, Martin received most of his training and experience in Hand Therapy at Davies Medical Center in San Francisco He continues to have a passion for the treatment of patients with traumatic injuries to the hand and enjoys sharing his knowledge with others. Martin has lectured both at home and abroad on the topic of complex injuries to the hand. Martin has also volunteered his time working with patients and teaching therapists in South America. He has traveled to Colombia, Bolivia and Peru and has been active with the organization Resurge. In 2010 Marty received the Paul Brand Award of Professional Excellence from the American Society of Hand Therapists.