Meet The Designated Representative Institute team, and learn more about us!
Mrs. Payne is the 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, and assisting with improving company procedures to streamline processes that ensure maximum customer service responsiveness. In her new role she also assumes responsibility for all administrative needs and for managing CGMP contract trainers.
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.
Thirty years ago, Mr. Dewes founded SkillsPlus International Inc. His goal was to provide quality and affordable training services to the pharmaceutical and allied industries. Now, the goal is to turn over the reins of the company to the next generation, promote a new vision, and reshape directions. Allan will remain a consultant to the president on technical and content issues. Allan will also assume responsibility for specific online courses as the need arises.
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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