SCI Advocate & Clinical Researcher
Minnesota SCI Grant Program Panelist
Rob Wudlick, is from the Minneapolis/ Saint Paul, MN area and is a quadriplegic since 2011, has been a driving force for SCI/D research and disability rights in his native Minnesota and a committed advocate at the national level. He helped advance groundbreaking legislation to fund spinal cord injury research, adaptive fitness support, disability support, and disability workforce reform in Minnesota and has worked with advocates from other states to assist them with similar efforts. Rob helped found the Get Up Stand Up to Cure Paralysis Foundation and the North American Spinal Cord Injury Consortium. Currently, he is working to advance medical research for spinal cord injury by supporting and leading clinical and technological research. He is a Clinical Trial Research Project Manager in the Rehabilitation
Medicine Department at the University of Minnesota and owns and operates Adapt Design Works LLC, a company that designs and develops assistive technology products.