Dorit Aaron, MA, OTR, CHT, FAOTA

Dorit H, Aaron, OTR MA CHT FAOTA is in a private consulting practice, Aaron & Winthrop Hand Therapy Services, Inc. She co-owned the Houston Hand Rehabilitation Center, Inc, and co-developed/ran the TWU Hand Therapy Fellowship program in Houston. Presently she is on the board of AHTF and JHT. In 2019 she co-chaired the scientific program of the IFSHT Tri Annual meeting in Berlin. She co-edited the special issue on pediatrics for JHT in (2015). Dorit is the past president of the ASHT (2012); she chaired the combined ASHT-ASSH meeting in San Antonio, Texas (2005). Dorit has lectured extensively in the area of hand therapy both in the US and abroad. The Functional Dexterity Test (FDT) was developed as part of Dorit’s graduate work. She has been awarded several honors, inclusive of Texas OT’s of the year, the Texas OT Award of Merit as well as UTMB’s School of Allied Health’s distinguished alumni award and was the recipient of the UTMB Lillian Parent lectureship and ASHT’s Paul Brand award. Dorit volunteers her time at Shrine Hospital for Children, where she is involved in research, education and treatment and in international medical missions.