Catherine Trombly Latham, ScD, OTR, FAOTA, is a respected scholar, educator, researcher, and mentor. Her research efforts, spanning decades, have contributed to the understanding of clinical approaches to hand rehabilitation and neurorehabilitation following cerebral vascular accident. She is the author and editor of the well-documented and definitive textbook, Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction. Trombly Latham was recipient of the AOTA Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectureship (1995) and was inducted into the AOTF Academy of Research (1984). Her service to the profession includes acting as Chair of the AOTF Research Review Committee. Read Trombly Latham’s Slagle Lecture.