Posted:Thursday, January 26, 2023
The Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) and the Registered Massage Therapists of British Columbia (RMTBC) are happy to welcome a brand new editorial crew to the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (IJTMB). Amanda Baskwill, PhD, will lead the journal as Executive Editor together with Luann Fortune, PhD, and Sarah Fogarty, PhD as Associate Editors.
Amanda Baskwill, PhD, RMT, Toronto, Canada
Dr. Baskwill is presently the Dean of Health, Human and Justice Studies at Loyalist College, Belleville, Ontario. Dr. Baskwill brings distinctive analysis and management capabilities, having served as Associate Dean of Humber College (Toronto, Ontario), Allied Health – Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellness since 2017.
Dr. Baskwill holds a Bachelor of Education (grownup training) from Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, and a Master of Science, Health Research Methodology. She additionally holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Health Research Methodology from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario. As a Registered Massage Therapist, Ms. Baskwill holds a Massage Therapy Diploma and Adult Teacher Certification from Centennial College, Toronto, Ontario.
Sarah Fogarty, PhD, LMT, Sydney, Australia
Dr. Fogarty is a therapeutic massage therapist and researcher. She has been practising therapeutic massage since 2000 and has labored with elite athletes, professionals, and people who are pregnant and grieving, particularly those that have skilled miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal dying. She holds an adjunct fellow place at Western Sydney University, Penrith, Australia. Dr. Fogarty has superior certifications in neuromuscular remedy and prenatal therapeutic massage, together with her purchasers visiting her for nurturing and knowledgeable approaches to ache administration. She is happy with her work on therapeutic massage and miscarriage and of giving therapeutic massage to ladies who’re pregnant after a stillbirth. Dr. Fogarty obtained the MTF’s Research Support Grant 2022 for this matter.
Luann Fortune, PhD, LMT, Florida, USA
Dr. Fortune serves as a core college within the Mind-Body Medicine program at Saybrook University (Oakland, California) and coordinates the Mindful Leadership in Healthcare Specialization and Mindful Moments choices. She teaches programs in built-in well being care and aware management, mentors particular person college students and supervises analysis initiatives. Her analysis focuses on the holistic facets of therapeutic massage and different wellness practices, in addition to somatic consciousness and embodiment methods for science, analysis and observe. Her analysis experience spans a variety of methodologies, and with specializations in phenomenology, narrative analysis, case research and combined strategies. Her writings and publications span a number of disciplines, invoke techniques considering, and promote translational worth in science and observe. Dr. Fortune’s skilled expertise spans over 20 years as a licensed therapeutic massage therapist and bodywork teacher. She additionally has an intensive administration background within the non-public sector and owned and operated a non-public observe offering well being consulting, academic companies and consulting.
MTF and RMTBC have fun three ladies in academia, observe and analysis as they take the helm as a world editorial crew. They will construct on the success of Ann Blair Kennedy, DrPH, who served as govt editor for six years, and Albert Moraska, PhD, longtime analysis division editor.
The worldwide journal for therapeutic therapeutic massage and bodywork (IJTMB) is an open entry, peer-reviewed publication supposed to serve the various wants of the burgeoning therapeutic therapeutic massage and bodywork group. The main sections of the journal embody the areas of analysis, training, and medical observe. For extra data and to register, go to www.ijtmb.org.
About the Massage Therapy Foundation
The Massage Therapy Foundation is a 501(c)3 public charity that helps scientific analysis, training, and group service for the therapeutic massage therapist occupation. The Foundation has established and printed an open-access, peer-reviewed tutorial journal and gives studying sources for therapeutic massage therapists, educators, and college students. MTF is an unbiased group that promotes worldwide scientific and technical cooperation by way of grants, sources, coaching and companies. Learn extra at www.massagetherapyfoundation.org.
For extra data contact:
Gini Ohlson, Executive Director, 847.905.1520, email@example.com