EmpowerFest is coming to two cities in 2019!
We'll see you in Tucson, AZ in the Spring and Kansas City, KS in the Fall!
Information about the Tucson EmpowerFest is below. Details about the Kansas City EmpowerFest are coming soon.
Sign up to be notified when registration opens for Kansas City.
Reserve your spot to attend Hanger Clinic's EmpowerFest, where you will have the opportunity to learn from professional amputee athletes, world-class prosthetists, and peers who are thriving with prosthetic technology! Discover the power of shared experiences and support from an uplifting community of lower limb amputees. All ages and levels of mobility are welcome.
Peer-to-Peer Support ·
Mobility Training · Golf ·
Swimming · Yoga · Adaptive Dancing · Horseback Riding · Rock Climbing ·
Health and Wellness ·
Friday Night Concert · Medical Professional Presenters · Men's and Women's Resources · Quad Support Group · World-Class Prosthetists
Tucson Event Details
Dates: April 5-7, 2019
Location: Tuscon, AZ
Event Fee: $50 per person
*Includes daily breakfast and lunch, Friday night dinner and the concert. Guests can include family members or supportive friends.
Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort
245 E Ina Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704
Click here to book your room online
or call 520-917-2970 and mention Hanger Clinic EmpowerFest to book your hotel room at a discounted rate of $99. You must book by March 7 to get the discounted rate.
The event begins at 8 a.m. on April 5 and ends at 2 p.m. on April 7.
Click here to view driving directions to the hotel
Tucson International Airport is located 20 miles south of the hotel. Transportation options are Taxi or UBER/Lyft ($28).
To rent a car, Enterprise car rental offers adaptive driving devices for cars. Visit the Enterprise website or call (866) 225-4284.
Kevin M. Carroll, MS, CP, FAAOP/D
Kevin Carroll is an accomplished healthcare professional with 35+ years as a practicing prosthetist, visionary researcher, and educator. As Vice President of Prosthetics for Hanger Clinic, he travels nationally and internationally presenting scientific symposiums and managing difficult prosthetic cases.
Kevin is an American Board Certified Prosthetist and has been named a Fellow with Distinction of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, one of the highest honors of the profession. He also received the honor of Doctor of Humane Letters from Quinnipiac University for his humanitarian work.
Kevin is the co-developer of the Hanger Clinic ComfortFlex® Socket System and co-developed the first prosthetic tail for Winter the Dolphin with his colleague, Dan Strzempka. Winter's story debuted on Sept. 23, 2011, in a feature film, Dolphin Tale. He has appeared on news broadcasts such as Dateline, 20/20, CBS Early Show, NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, and Discovery Channel.