Dr. Alan Agins received a master’s in pharmacology and toxicology and a PhD in pharmaceutical sciences from the University of Rhode Island. He has held faculty appointments at Brown University Medical School, Northeastern University School of Pharmacy, and University of Virginia School of Nursing. During his tenure at Brown, Dr Agins was the recipient of the Dean's Teaching Excellence Award for five consecutive years. Over the past twenty years, Dr. Agins has lectured nationally on all topics of pharmacology to advanced practice clinicians and allied healthcare professionals. Dr Agins developed and runs his own continuing education website, Pharmacology One-on-One (pharm1on1.com) which became the blueprint for the NPHF-CORE.com website – a source for streaming video of this course.