Tanja Kari, MS

Title: Program Director

Organization: TRAILS

Bio: Tanja Kari, MS is a Paralympian and gold medalist, representing Finland in cross country skiing 1992-2002. She has a Master’s degree in Sports Sciences from University of Jyväskylä, Finland and Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education from the Sports Institute of Lapland, Finland. Currently she is an active technical classifier for Para Nordic Skiing and administrator/program director for Technology, Recreation, Access, Independence, Lifestyles, Sports (TRAILS) Program at the University of Utah Health Rehabilitation Center.

2019 FUTURES: FUN Panel

This panel discusses adaptive sports, activities, and equipment for individuals with Duchenne.

Armando Ornelas

Head Coach

LA Avengers Power Soccer Team

Austin Edenfield, ATP

Quantum Product & Technical Education Manager

Pride Mobility

Melissa McIntyre, PT, DPT

Physical therapist

University of Utah Health

Tanja Kari, MS

Program Director


Jeffrey Rosenbluth, MD

Medical Director, Spinal Cord Injury Acute Rehabilitation Program

University of Utah Health Sciences Center