October Issue: Massage Therapy Foundation News


2010 MASSAGE THERAPY FOUNDATION GRANT RECIPIENTS

Research Grant
Efficacy of Massage Therapy in Attenuating Vascular Dysfunction after Exertion-Induced Muscle Injury
Nina C. Franklin, LMT, Ph.D. (Cand)
University of Illinois at Chicago
$30,000

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Community Service Grants
Medical Teams International
Tigard, Oregon/Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Alisher Sharipov - $5,000
This grant was funded in memory of Kathie King

Massage Therapy for Indigenous Women of Cabo Corrientes, Mexico
Center for Traditional Medicine
Olympia, Washington
Leslie Korn - $5,000
Sponsored in part by a grant from Biotone

Integrative Health Care Solutions/Integrative Touch for Kids
Tucson, Arizona
Shay Beider - $5,000
Sponsored in part by a grant to the Foundation from the AMTA Massachusetts Chapter

Outside In
Portland, OR
John Duke - $5,000
Sponsored in part by a grant from Biotone

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2009 ANNUAL REPORT

The Massage Therapy Foundation is proud to present the 2009 Annual Report. View the full report.


MASSAGE THERAPY AS AN OPTION IN SUPPORTIVE CARE

Foundation President Ruth Werner was interviewed for the National Institutes of Health article "Massage Therapy as an Option in Supportive Care." Read the article.

RISE WITH US: 20 FOR 20

The Massage Therapy Foundation is celebrating a birthday with big plans for continued service to the massage therapy profession. Our 20th anniversary theme is a buoyant one RISE: Research, Inspiration, Service and Education. In that spirit, we invite you to RISE to the occasion with a special gift to this once-in-a-lifetime campaign. Won't you consider donating an extra "20 for 20" this year? Give a $20 gift for our 20th Anniversary. Learn more about RISE.

As the primary benefactor for the foundation, AMTA’s financial support helps the foundation carry out its mission and reinforces AMTA’s goal for evidence-informed massage practice. 

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