13th APFSSH, 9th APFSHT & 8th APWA Congress (APFSSH 2023)

Peggy Boineau

Position: President, International Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy, United States
Categories: Hand Therapy Speakers

Peggy Boineau, OTR, MOT, BCPR, CHT graduated from Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas, USA, with a Master of Occupational Therapy and has specialized in clinical care of patients with orthopedic upper extremity injuries for 30+ years.  She served as President of the American Society of Hand Therapists in 2010 and is the current President of the International Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy (IFSHT).  She has served on the Executive Committee of the IFSHT since 2013.  She has extensive experience as a hand therapy lecturer on a local, national, and international level.  She earned Board Certification in Physical Rehabilitation (BCPR) from the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) in 2015.  She established the AOTA approved Houston Methodist Hand Therapy Fellowship in 2012 and coordinated the fellowship for 9 years.  Peggy considers one of her greatest accomplishments in her career to be the training of hand therapy fellows and facilitating their development as evidence-based practitioners and future leaders in the specialty of hand therapy.  Peggy has worked for the Houston Methodist Health System for 13 years and currently works as a certified hand therapist for Houston Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world.  Peggy’s special interests include rehabilitation of the shoulder and post operative management of distal radius fracture.  Peggy enjoys travelling and she loves educating therapists and promoting the specialty of hand therapy around the world.