Tara Packham, OTReg.(Ont), PhD

Tara is an occupational therapist with over 25 years of clinical experience in hand and upper limb rehabilitation. She is currently an assistant professor in the School of Rehabilitation Sciences at McMaster University, teaching future therapists, clinician scientists and researchers about evidence-based practice and knowledge translation. Her program of research spans the fields of hand therapy and pain management, with specific interests in outcome measures, addressing painful sensitivity, and moving evidence into practice. Tara also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Hand Therapy and is a section editor of Pain Medicine.