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MedRisk ISAB Member Jane Fedorczyk Elected President of the APTA’s Academy of Hand and Upper Extremity Physical Therapy

Jane Fedorczyk, PT, PhD, CHT, a  member of MedRisk’s International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB), has been elected president of the Academy of Hand and Upper Extremity Physical Therapy, a specialty group within the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

ISAB is an elite panel of world-renowned specialists in physical medicine and workers’ compensation who oversee all clinical aspects of MedRisk’s medical management programs.

Dr. Fedorczyk is a professor of physical therapy and rehabilitation services at the University of South Florida in Tampa. A certified hand therapist with considerable expertise in pain management and hand and upper extremity rehabilitation, she is a past president of the American Society of Hand Therapists.

Dr. Fedorczyk earned her PhD in physical therapy from Temple University in Philadelphia and has received several honors, including the R.L. Petzoldt Award for Innovation in Hand Therapy.

She has published numerous professional papers and book chapters on various aspects of physical therapy, pain management, and elbow, wrist and hand conditions and is a frequent presenter at professional conferences.

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