Robin received her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. She is a founding member of the American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) and became Certified in Hand Therapy in 1991 at the inception of certification. Her formative years were spent working at Jackson Memorial Hospital with William E. Burkhalter, MD. She remains an active member of ASHT and has served on the Board of Directors. She Chaired the Denver Annual Meeting in 2015. She is the Owner/Clinical Director of the Fort Lauderdale Hand Clinic which was founded in 1981.