Reeve Summit 2022
October 13, 2022 - November 14, 2022
Join Peers at Reeve Summit 2022!
October 13-14, 2022
You are invited to the 3rd annual Reeve Summit 2022: Where Care, Cure and Community Connect on October 13-14, 2022 in Washington, DC. Hosted by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, the two-day in-person conference will bring health professionals, advocates, community members and caregivers to discuss research and support for those affected by paralysis.
Join expert thought leaders who will guide informative discussions and educational sessions on poignant topics and themes, including: racial and healthcare disparities, caregiving, advocacy and research updates. Sign up here!
WHY REEVE SUMMIT 2022 IS A MUST-ATTEND
This highly-regarded program centers on the theme of Building Healthy Communities by creating access, inclusion and innovation. Headliners include:
Leon Ford, Jr., Co-Founder of The Hear Foundation
Mr. Ford’s keynote will address acknowledging pain, working through traumas and moving forward after being mistaken for a wanted gang member, shot by police during a traffic stop, and paralyzed from the waist down.
Dave Marver, CEO of ONWARD, and Marco Baptista Ph.D., Reeve Foundation Chief Scientific Officer
This dynamic duo will team up to discuss the power of partnership to speed cures to market.
Jackie Henry, Programs Manager, Direct Care Services at the Elizabeth Dole Foundation and Alicia Oehmke from CareLinx
These authorities will explain how their Respite Relief Program for caregivers has the potential to improve the lives of those living with paralysis.
Other compelling sessions feature expert advice on how to:
· Gain a roadmap for successfully raising money to cover the expenses associated with a traumatic injury or diagnosis
· Safely navigate pregnancy, childbirth and the recovery process
· Be the “community” in community-engaged research
· Understand neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction
· Get the 411 on airline travel for wheelchair users
· Improve access to healthcare by identifying barriers in underserved populations
· And so much more!
This is your once-a-year opportunity to engage with an event whose actions will affect the future of the paralysis community.