Erik Wolf, Cheltenham Class of 1996, graduated with his undergraduate degree from the School of Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh. He then stayed at Pitt to earn his Doctoral Degree in Bioengineering with a focus on Rehabilitation. After graduating, Erik took a position as the Senior Research Engineer at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, later transitioning and contributing to the building of new motion capture and virtual reality laboratories at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.
His research there focused on the rehabilitation of Service Members with amputations and other limb trauma. Recently, Erik moved to the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command in Frederick, MD, where he is the Neuromusculoskeletal Injuries Program Manager for the Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program. His responsibilities include managing funding towards research to find solutions to optimize rehabilitation treatment strategies for service members with orthopedic injury, spinal cord injury, or amputation.