Dr. Rodriguez is the Director of the Spinal Cory Injury (SCI) Program in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) at Michigan Medicine. She is also the Medical Director of the Wheelchair Seating Program and PMR Lead in the Michigan Bowel Control Program, Wound Care Program, Assisted Ventilation Program, and SCI Peripheral Nerve Transfer/Tendon Transfer Program. She has been actively involved in research and is currently the co-principal investigator for the SCI Model Systems at Michigan Medicine. She has written and collaborated on several research publications and written chapters on SCI sequelae in premier journals and textbooks in PMR. Dr. Rodriguez has been recognized for her teaching of trainees with the Silver Crutch Award.
Dr. Rodriguez is the SCI Fellowship Program Director. She also serves on the International Standards and Autonomic Standards Committees, two crucial committees of the American Spinal Injury Association that are responsible for the development of any new standards documents related to SCI, continuous review, and improvement of the existing neurological and autonomic standards.