The Massage Therapy Foundation, one of the massage field’s leading research organizations, announced recipients of its research and community service grants Sept. 3.

The Massage Therapy Foundation is a nonprofit organization that promotes research, community service and education in the field of therapeutic massage and bodywork.

• Research grant recipients:

Feasibility Study of a Massage Therapy Research Network (MassageNet)
Jerrilyn Cambron, L.M.T., D.C., Ph.D.
National University of Health Sciences, Lombard, Illinois
$30,000

Effect of Massage Therapy on Postural Control in Older Persons
JoEllen M. Sefton, PhD,
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
$29,972

• Community service grant recipients:

Helping Hands Community Massage
Shane Convery, Immune Enhancement Project
San Francisco, California
$5,000

Healing Hands for HIV/AIDS
April Grant, Congreso de Latinos Unidos
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$5,000
Sponsored in part by a grant to the Foundation from Biotone

Bonding with Baby Program
Jennifer Greene, Kaleida Health/Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo
Buffalo, New York
$4,992
Sponsored in part by a grant to the Foundation from Biotone

Massage Does a Body Good
Susan Raszweski, West Central Texas Council of Government
Abilene, Texas
$4,998.55
Sponsored in part by a grant to the Foundation from Biotone

www.massagetherapyfoundation.org

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