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Mr. Dewes, President of SkillsPlus International Inc., possesses over 30 years experience in identifying training needs, and creating & delivering practical, cost-effective training solutions for regulatory compliant environments. Mr. Dewes facilitates classes for all levels of the organization. Furthermore, he is an acknowledged leader in the training field, and he speaks at numerous international conventions. In addition, he now personally conducts training in Root Cause Analysis, Writing Investigation Reports, and Train-the-Trainer. Allan is the author and publisher of of many online training programs and resources for the prescription drug and home medical equipment supply chain.
In addition, prior to working in the pharmaceutical industry, Allan was a staff psychologist. He has worked with a variety of patient populations. Mr. Dewes earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Business Administration from Ramapo College of New Jersey, and a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, from Towson State University. Accordingly, his graduate research study focused on adult learning, behavior change, and communication.
Mrs. Payne is the Vice President of SkillsPlus International Inc. She has been in the education field for 15 years. For the past 5 years, she has been responsible for handling client California Designated Representative & Exemptee training documentation needs, assuring that program content reflects the most current regulatory requirements, the development & updates to content presentations & quizzes, as well as assisting with improving company procedures to streamline processes that ensure maximum customer service responsiveness.
In addition, Mrs. Payne earned a Bachelor Degree in Education with a minor in Spanish and a Master of Education both from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Similarly, her graduate research included: how psychology affects student learning; effective and reliable test construction; and statistical analyses of teaching techniques.
Austin Lee, PharmD, FASHP, is an experienced learning and development professional. He brings a focus on e-Learning technical support, and a pharmacist’s eye to the SkillsPlus International Inc. team. In addition, his expertise draws from his work in pharmacy education & training, emergency room clinical pharmacy services, home infusion pharmacy, team & organizational development/facilitation, computer programming, healthcare website development, and multi-year strategic planning.
In addition, Austin has completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology, and a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree from the University of California in San Francisco. After that, he completed a post-graduate Hospital Pharmacy Residency from Duke University Medical Center.
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