Dolly Wallace Receives 2022 Humanitarian Award

Posted:Tuesday, September 27, 2022


Massage Therapy Foundation Awards Dolly Wallace
2022 Humanitarian Award

(Evanston, Ill., September 26, 2022) Dolly Wallace LMT, BCTMB, on August 26, 2022, was presented the 2022 Massage Therapy Foundation (MTF) / Stopain Clinical Humanitarian Award at the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) National Convention held in Cleveland, OH.

MTF and Humanitarian Award Sponsor, Stopain Clinical, honored Wallace in recognition for her efforts in improving the welfare of the massage therapy profession and demonstrating selfless devotion to others. Due the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Humanitarian Award had not been given in the prior three years.

“Dolly demonstrates calm and thoughtful leadership providing guidance for all the organizations she has served or led. One of her greatest strengths is her willingness to always look at issues from a variety of perspectives. She an amazing friend and supporter of the entire massage therapy profession,” said award presenter Teresa Matthews-Perry, representing Stopain Clinical.

Among her many accomplishments in over 30 years as a massage therapist and volunteer, Dolly served as an AMTA National President and received AMTA’s National Distinguished Service Award and the National Outstanding Volunteer Group Chair Award. She served on MTF’s Board of Trustees and volunteered for many years on MTF’s Community Service Grant Review Committee. She now serves on MTF’s Governance Committee and as President of The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB). Dolly has always been an advocate of continuing education, fair regulation and volunteering.

About the Massage Therapy Foundation

The MTF is a 501(c)3 public charity supporting scientific research, education, and community service for the massage therapy profession. The Foundation founded and publishes an open-access, peer-reviewed scientific journal and provides educational resources for massage therapists, educators, and students. MTF, an independent organization, promotes international scientific and technical collaboration through grants, resources, training, and services.


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Gini Ohlson, Executive Director, 847-905-1520, or               Marla Gamze, Communications/Development Manager, 847-905-1635,