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Faculty Bio
Nancy Chee
BS
Graduated in 1982 from Tufts University - Boston School of Occupational
Therapy. Having worked as an OT in areas of adult day health, home
health, acute rehabilitation and hand therapy. Currently at
California Pacific Medical Center since 1991 in the Hand Therapy
Department working with patient with acute and chronic hand injuries.
Through career, have presented lectures/presentations for national,
state and local organizations. Specific areas of interest include acute hand trauma and splinting. Volunteer work through non profit
organization, Interplast as a hand therapist working in developing
countries to bring medical services to patients and teaching to local
MDs in the area of post surgery management and hand therapy treatment.
Courses Taught


OT627 - Kinesiology - 2006-2008



OT616 - Therapuetic Media - 2003-2004



Hand Therapy Certificate Program - 2005
Guest Lecturer - Advanced Techniques for Dynamic Splinting- 1999-2002


Peer Reviewed Publications


Presentations: American Society of Hand Therapist (ASHT) - Comprehensice
Survey of Hand Therapy - lectures presentations - "Therapist Management
of Mutillating Hand Injuries" (1995, 1996, 1997, 2002), "Rehabiliation
of the Burned Hand" (1996, 1997), "Soft Tissue Relationshops and
Mechanics
in the UE" (1996, 1997)




ASHT-CA Chapter and Northen California Hand Special Interest Group
(NCHSIG)
- "Therapist's Management of Thumb Replantation" (1992),
"Therapist Management of Mutilating Hand Injuries "(1998-2004),
"Principles of Splinting" (2004), "Therapist's Management of Skin
Grafts and Flaps" (2007)



Occupational Therapy Association of California (OTAC) - "Another Look at
Tendons" - (2006)



Hand and Wrist Rehabilitation Symposium - "Static and Dynamic Splinting
Techniques" (2007)



Publications: Contributing author for chapter on "Therapist's
Management of Mutilating Hand Injuries" for ASHT-Hand Therapy
Certification Study Module (2002)


Grants & Fellowships
Recipient of the Paul Brand Award of Professional Excellence (2005) from American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT)
Professional and Community Service and Professional Memberships


Professional membership:



American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT),



Occupational Therapy Association of California (OTAC),



Northern
California Hand Special Interest Group (NCHSIG)




Community Service:



Volunteer Hand Therapist for Interplast, working in
developing countries including Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Bolivia
and Brazil.



Book Reviewer for Elsevier Publishers (2003-2005)


Contact Info

Name
Nancy Chee
BS
Title
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department
Master Occupational Therapy
Email

Faculty Profile

Nancy Chee
Nancy
Chee
BS
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Master Occupational Therapy
NChee@samuelmerritt.edu
.
Graduated in 1982 from Tufts University - Boston School of Occupational
Therapy. Having worked as an OT in areas of adult day health, home
health, acute rehabilitation and hand therapy. Currently at
California Pacific Medical Center since 1991 in the Hand Therapy
Department working with patient with acute and chronic hand injuries.
Through career, have presented lectures/presentations for national,
state and local organizations. Specific areas of interest include acute hand trauma and splinting. Volunteer work through non profit
organization, Interplast as a hand therapist working in developing
countries to bring medical services to patients and teaching to local
MDs in the area of post surgery management and hand therapy treatment.


OT627 - Kinesiology - 2006-2008



OT616 - Therapuetic Media - 2003-2004



Hand Therapy Certificate Program - 2005
Guest Lecturer - Advanced Techniques for Dynamic Splinting- 1999-2002



Presentations: American Society of Hand Therapist (ASHT) - Comprehensice
Survey of Hand Therapy - lectures presentations - "Therapist Management
of Mutillating Hand Injuries" (1995, 1996, 1997, 2002), "Rehabiliation
of the Burned Hand" (1996, 1997), "Soft Tissue Relationshops and
Mechanics
in the UE" (1996, 1997)




ASHT-CA Chapter and Northen California Hand Special Interest Group
(NCHSIG)
- "Therapist's Management of Thumb Replantation" (1992),
"Therapist Management of Mutilating Hand Injuries "(1998-2004),
"Principles of Splinting" (2004), "Therapist's Management of Skin
Grafts and Flaps" (2007)



Occupational Therapy Association of California (OTAC) - "Another Look at
Tendons" - (2006)



Hand and Wrist Rehabilitation Symposium - "Static and Dynamic Splinting
Techniques" (2007)



Publications: Contributing author for chapter on "Therapist's
Management of Mutilating Hand Injuries" for ASHT-Hand Therapy
Certification Study Module (2002)


Recipient of the Paul Brand Award of Professional Excellence (2005) from American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT)


Professional membership:



American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT),



Occupational Therapy Association of California (OTAC),



Northern
California Hand Special Interest Group (NCHSIG)




Community Service:



Volunteer Hand Therapist for Interplast, working in
developing countries including Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Bolivia
and Brazil.



Book Reviewer for Elsevier Publishers (2003-2005)


History

Member for
7 years 6 months