Keri is a Certified Hand Therapist who received a Bachelor’s of Science in Occupational therapy at LSU Medical Center’s School of Allied Health in 1989. Before beginning her career as a hand therapist, she completed a six-month hand therapy fellowship program at the Hand Center of Louisiana in New Orleans. She has worked in the field of hand therapy with hand therapists and surgeons since becoming a therapist. Keri has been and is currently involved in local, state, and national hand therapy organizations. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Hand Therapy Certificating Commission for the past 15 years and currently serves as its Treasurer and Director of Exams Operations. Keri provided the service of hand therapy to patients in the New Orleans Metro area for many years as the co-owner of The Hand Rehabilitation Center which closed in 2005. She continues to work closely with hand surgeons providing treatment to all types of orthopaedic hand and wrist diseases, injury, and trauma.