Mentor, Scholar, Academic, and a Massage Therapist: an Interview with Amanda Baskwill, PhD(c), MSc, RMT

Ann Blair Kennedy, LMT, BCTMB, DrPH, Executive Editor, IJTMB

Abstract


Amanda Baskwill, PhD(c), RMT is influencing the massage therapy profession from seemingly all angles; she is a researcher, massage therapist, edu-cator, innovator, and mentor. Baskwill previously was a full-time faculty member at Humber College in Ontario, Canada, and now holds the position of Associate Dean in the Allied Health School of Health Sciences at the same institution. She has published widely on research centered on the mas-sage therapy profession, as well as the safety and effectiveness of massage therapy as a treatment for various conditions. This interview explores the development, career, and research of the in-novative educator and scholar, Amanda Baskwill.

Keywords


Massage Therapy; Research; Education; Editorial

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3822/ijtmb.v12i1.451

International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork
ISSN 1916-257X