Klein named president of American Society of Hand Therapists

Freeman Staff

Feb. 14, 2019

APPLETON Linda Klein of Hand to Shoulder Specialists of Wisconsin has stepped into the role of president for the American Society of Hand Therapists. She is the 41st president and first individual from Wisconsin to serve in this role.

The American Society of Hand Therapists, founded in 1977, is an organization of nationally registered hand therapy professionals dedicated to advancing the field of hand and upper extremity therapy by promoting education, advocacy, research and clinical standards. ASHT members include occupational and physical therapists, physician extenders, surgeons, researchers and administrators, but the majority of members are certified hand therapists.

Klein is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 1991 she obtained her CHT credential and was recruited to work at Hand to Shoulder Specialists of Wisconsin by Dr. Lewis Chamoy.