The Massage Therapy Foundation welcomes Karen Boulanger (CA) and Clifford Korn (NH) to its Board of Trustees for terms starting March 1, 2009 through Feb. 28, 2011.

Karen Boulanger, N.C.T.M.B., M.S., Ph.D. (cand) of San Jose, California, has been a nationally certified massage therapist since 1999. Her career has included massage therapy, holistic health, education and public health research. She is currently the Practice Section Editor for the Foundation’s new online journal, the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. Boulanger has also served as a volunteer on several committees for the Massage Therapy Foundation, including the Community Service Grant Proposal Review Committee and the Research Synthesis Workgroup. In addition to her office in Campbell, California, Boulanger provides care to children and pregnant women at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. She is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Iowa, studying community and behavioral health.

Clifford Korn, L.M.T. of Windham, New Hampshire, is a full-time practicing massage therapist and owner of Windham Health Center Neuromuscular Therapy LLC, Windham, N.H. He is nationally certified in therapeutic massage & bodywork and is licensed as a massage therapist by the states of New Hampshire and Florida. Korn is a member of the International Association of Healthcare Practitioners, is a past-president of the New Hampshire chapter of the American Massage Therapy Association, is a member and lecturer for the Health Resources Committee of the Greater Salem (NH) Chamber of Commerce, and is a former member of the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services’ Advisory Board of Massage Therapists. He is a past Chairman of the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork, and has served the profession for seven years as Editor of Massage Today. He is also an inductee of the 2009 Massage Therapy Hall of Fame. Korn is a former member of the Massage Therapy Foundation’s Advisory Council and also serves as a volunteer on the Foundation’s Development Committee.

The Massage Therapy Foundation would like to thank outgoing Trustees Doug Alexander (ON, Canada) and Albert Moraska, Ph.D. (CO) and for their many contributions to the board.

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