Evanston, Illinois — Sept. 20, 2017 — The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) welcomes Robin Anderson, BA, LMT, BCTMB, CEAS to the Board of Trustees. Anderson will be serving a one-year term.
Anderson is a board certified and licensed massage therapist and the director of the massage therapy program at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) in Maryland. When she worked as part of the occupational clinical health team at the local GE Aviation manufacturing plant, Anderson led a successful massage therapy practice for their employees in treating repetitive stress injuries and addressing ergonomics in the workplace.
Her measurable results helped to establish referral processes, treatment protocols, and documentation standards corporation wide for massage therapy treatment services. Her academic achievements include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Maryland and an Associate of Applied Science degree (summa cum laude and Alpha Eta Honor Society) in Massage Therapy from CCBC. She is currently pursuing her Master of Education degree in Adult Education and Training at Colorado State University and conducting research on ergonomics teaching methods for improving body mechanics in massage therapy students.
“I am very excited and honored to join the Board of Trustees. When I was a student, the Massage Therapy Foundation inspired me to challenge myself through writing a case report and their recognition of my work helped me to start my career. To have the opportunity to be an integral part of the Foundation that gave so much to me is a dream come true,” claims Anderson.
“I am looking forward to working with all of the Board members and staff in the mission of advancing the knowledge and practice of massage therapy through research. Also, I am thankful to be able to collaborate with such an esteemed group of colleagues. I cannot wait to get started!”
Massage Therapy Foundation President Jerrilyn Cambron, LMT, DC, MPH, PhD, states, “I am thrilled to welcome Ms. Anderson to the Board of Trustees. We look forward to your input at the board table.”
The Massage Therapy Foundation thanks outgoing trustee Nancy M. Porambo, MS, LMT, CNMT, BAMT for her years of service and contributions to the board.
About the Massage Therapy Foundation
The Massage Therapy Foundation is a 501(c)3 public charity, with a mission to advance the knowledge and practice of massage therapy by supporting scientific research, education, and community service. For more information on the Foundation, please visit www.massagetherapyfoundation.org.