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Unite to Fight Paralysis is very grateful to the University of Utah and its Craig H. Neilsen Rehabilitation Hospital for sponsoring our 2022 Annual Science and Advocacy Symposium. Here’s some background on the brand-new hospital, and on its namesake. The 75-bed hospital, made possible thanks to a $47.5 million donation from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation, opened in September 2020. To recognize the new center, U2FP had chosen Salt Lake City as the host site for our 2020 symposium, but of course no live events occurred that year, or the next...

Experience the beauty of Salt Lake City from the heart of downtown at U2FP’s 17th Annual Science & Advocacy Symposium this fall - September 23-24, 2022! With quick access to the Rocky Mountains and a plethora of adaptive outdoor activities available, you may even want to extend your stay by a few days. Either way, be sure to reserve your hotel room now, as reservations are going fast...

Want to try something new, without the pressure of a formal race, but with the structure and encouragement of teammates? Check out Team U2FP’s Freestyle Challenge, a DIY race event that will take place over the weekend of August 20-21. In the Freestyle Challenge, participants can design their own event, be it running, wheeling, kayaking, weightlifting, or trying out all the taco trucks in town...

We are committed to ensuring that as many individuals from the SCI Community as possible have the opportunity to attend this important gathering. Get ready to join us for this unique, stimulating and collaborative event happening in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah, this fall - September 23-24, 2022...