Karl Robb has had Parkinson's disease (PD) for over twenty-five 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, CBS News, and NHK World Television, as well as several Washington, D.C., television stations. Karl is a board member of the Parkinson Voice Project.