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About The New York State Society of Medical Massage Therapists

The New York State Society of Medical Massage Therapists is a Not-for-Profit organization, 501(C)6, whose purpose is the education and advancement of the Massage Therapy profession. This organization was incorporated under the laws of the State of New York in 1927 as the New York Society of Medical Masseurs, Inc., and was changed in 1986 to the New York State Society of Medical Massage Therapists, Inc.

The NYSSMMT is comprised of members, living and working in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. We offer quarterly newsletters, meetings and workshops to educate and inform members and massage therapy students throughout the region.


Objectives

1. To educate its members and to further a high standard for the profession of Massage Therapy.

2. To seek enactment of laws to promote a high standard for the profession of Massage Therapy.

3. To uphold the ethical standards for the profession of Massage Therapy and for its members.

4. To prevent abuses by illegal and unethical practitioners.

5. To educate other health care providers and the public at large about Massage Therapy.

6. To promote professional recognition of Massage Therapy by other health and medical care providers.


Code of Ethics

A Licensed Massage Therapist, becoming duly elected into membership of the New York State Society of Medical Massage Therapists, Inc., pledges to uphold the Bylaws and the following Code of Ethics:

1. To conduct her/his practice in an ethical manner.

2. To abide by the Medical Practice Act.

3. Not to diagnose, nor to prescribe to any person or patient any form of medication.

4. Not to disclose confidential information in the course of treatment of a patient to anyone other than the patient's caregivers, legal guardian, and recommending physician, and to respect all confidences. This obligation shall extend beyond the period of professional services.

5. He/she shall assume the foregoing obligations with a free will, in full appreciation of the privilege and opportunity to place the practice of this profession in a position of honor and distinction.




2016 / 2017 Board of DIrectors


OFFICERS


President:   Lou Mazzella

Vice President:   Kristina Hinkson

Membership Secretary:   John Morse

Medical Massage Director:  (open)

Recording Secretary:   (open)

Bulliten and Newsletter Editor:   (open)

Treasurer:   (open)


BOARD MEMBERS

Website Administrator:  Ellen Neiman Rosenfeld

Logistics Coordinator:   Susan Gelbman

Logistics:   Carla Nathan

Team Leader - Event Coordinator:   Maria Nguyen

Event Coordinator:   Natella Calliste

Event Coordinator:   (open)



NEW YORK STATE SOCIETY of MEDICAL MASSAGE THERAPISTS
P.O. Box 442 Bellmore, NY 11710-0442

info@nysmassage.org


1-877-NYSSMMT  (697-7668)

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