Skip to main content

Dr. Rob Faulk has over 20 years of experience in high performance program leadership and unique military experience. Experienced leading multidisciplinary teams toward innovative high-performance solutions, dedicated to the betterment of military service members and families. After retiring from the Army in 2020, Rob led as the Director of Human Performance for the University of Southern California, Center for Body Computing (CBC), a human performance innovation and research center. The CBC team develops and validates human-centered technologies that identify and reduce injury potential, enhance and maintain optimum performance, and overall health for warfighters operating in high consequence environments and athletes competing at professional and collegiate levels.

Rob’s career began as a Combat Medic in the 10th Mountain Division, where he deployed weeks after the attacks on September 11th, 2001. He later attended the Army PT Specialist Program and was selected to lead the Amputee Care Program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. There he developed and led advanced rehabilitation programs, returning over 35 military amputees back to active duty and other noteworthy achievements, including a career in Olympic Sport and achieving gold medal honors. Rob spent 13 years in US Army Special Operation Command, as the Human Performance Senior Enlisted Advisor, and has multiple deployments in support of a joint special operations task force, comprised of elite operators and interagency partners operating in highly sensitive environments worldwide. He has shared his expertise through peer reviewed journals and presentations at professional conferences both nationally and internationally.

Rob earned a BS in Healthcare Management from Trident University and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. He is a 2016 Tillman Scholar and has served as a Regional Captain. Rob joined PTF as the Associate Director of Programs in August of 2023.