Ms Wilma Walsh
Job Title: Practice Therapist
BOccThy, OTR, CHT Wilma (Willie) has practised in hand therapy for over 30 years. In 1984 she was awarded a Winston Churchill Fellowship and spent several months at a number of hand centres in the USA. Wilma was one of the five founding members of the Australian Hand Therapy Association and served as president from 1983-86. She has lectured extensively and is recognised as an expert in the field of hand/upper limb rehabilitation, both in Australia and internationally. She has been the invited keynote speaker at the French and New Zealand Hand Therapy meetings and in 2010 was the invited Honored Professor at the prestigious Philadelphia Hand Foundation meeting. She has served as an editor of the American Hand Therapy Journal and is the only international therapist to serve as a member of the Hand Therapy Certification Commission Exam Review Committee. She has a special interest in the wrist, sporting injuries, flexor tendon injuries and fractures. Wilma is a life member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association and a Certified Hand Therapist.