BIO: UE Splinting Instructor Debby Schwartz, OTD, OTR/L, CHT

Debby Schwartz, OTD, OTR/L, CHT is a hand therapist with over 30 years of experience as a practicing clinician and currently a Product and Educational Specialist, Physical Rehabilitation with Orfit Industries.  She joined Orfit Industries America to promote product awareness and splinting education.  Debby is an active member of ASHT and has participated in many IFSHT meetings as well.  She has presented on a variety of hand therapy topics both at national and international conferences and has written a number of articles for hand therapy publications, including the Journal of Hand Therapy, the British Journal of Hand Therapy, ADVANCE for OT, OT Practice, and  She has also written chapters on hand therapy topics and orthotic fabrication for Occupational Therapy reference books.  Debby earned her doctorate from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.​​