Karl Robb has had Parkinson’s disease (PD) for over twenty years. With symptoms since he was seventeen years old, Karl was diagnosed at the age of twenty-three. Now in his forties, he is a Parkinson’s advocate, an entrepreneur, an inventor, a writer, a speaker on PD issues, a photographer, and a Reiki master.
Karl holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His work on PD issues has been featured by The New York Post, BBC Radio, the CBS News, and NHK World Television, as well as several Washington, D.C., television stations.
Karl is a board member and the Virginia state director of the Parkinson’s Action Network and a board member of the Parkinson Voice Project.