Dr. Phipps joined the Husson University 药学院 as Lecturer in Pharmacology in August, 2009. He earned a BA in Biochemistry and Physiological Sciences in 1972 from University of Oxford, UK, and a PhD in Respiratory Physiology from University of London, UK in 1977. Roger completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Cardiovascular Research Institute, San Francisco in 1977 to 1978. In 1981 he accepted a position as Director of Asthma Research at Mount Sinai Hospital, Miami Beach, with an adjunct Associate Professor appointment at the University of Miami. In 1988, Roger gave up the academic life and went to work in the pharmaceutical industry. He accepted a position as Principal Scientist at Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals, located first in upstate New York and later in Cincinnati, Ohio. At P&GP, Roger worked mainly on therapies to treat respiratory and bone disorders. After over 20 years at P&GP Roger moved to Maine with a view to retirement, but decided to continue working when he accepted an appointment at jdb电子平台 in 2009. He was awarded a multiple year contract in 2013 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2015 (so still not retired!).