Bob is the father of 9 children, including his very special youngest son, Mark, age 11, diagnosed with DMD at age 2. He is a practicing ENT surgeon in the USA. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and performed biomedical research at the University of Missouri, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Cornell University Medical College.

He served for 6 years on the BOD and is the immediate past chairman of Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy. He currently serves on the scientific advisory board of PPMD and is a reviewer for the U.S. Dept of Defense DMD Research Program. 

Along with everyone on the scientific advisory board and at Duchenne UK, Bob is determined to End Duchenne in Ten.