Julianne Howell, PT, MS, CHT

Providing quality, compassionate care for you and your family

Julianne Howell, PT, MS, CHT

Personal Biography:

Juli has been associated with Samaritan Health Services since 1994, establishing the hand and upper extremity therapy services in Albany and Corvallis.

She is a board-certified hand therapist and a member of the American Association for Hand Surgery, American Physical Therapy Association, the American Society of Hand Therapists, and the Editorial Board for Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery.

Over the course of Juli’s career, her innovative clinical skills and contributions to professional literature have made her a sought after authority in her field. She has received numerous awards, authored a dozen publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and textbooks, and has presented at more than one hundred lectures nationally and internationally.

In her free time, Juli enjoys restoring her creative energies by hooping, riding on her tractor, biking, hiking, travel, friend and family get-togethers, and pampering her dogs, Chance and Chloe.

Medical Education and Training:

Bachelor's degree: Indiana University-Purdue University 
Master’s degree: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Board certification: Hand Therapy



  • Hand and Upper Extremity
    A specialty which focuses on the treatment congenital defects or injuries affecting the hand and upper extremity such as hand, wrist and elbow. This specialty consists of surgeons and rehabilitation therapists who have received special training to treat the hand and upper extremity.
  • Physical Therapy
    Physical therapy is the treatment of disease or injury by physical means. It may utilize heat, cold, water, electricity, manual therapy and/or individualized exercise to bring about optimal physical function. With input from your primary care provider, our therapists will develop a personalized treatment plan to help improve your functional mobility.