Dr. Hale is University Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Assistant Dean of Research at Texas Tech University School of Medicine. He is the founder and director of the InfantRisk Center, a national call center for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. He holds degrees in Pharmacy and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology and is widely experienced in Pediatric and Breastfeeding Clinical Pharmacology. He is a well-known international lecturer in the pharmacology of lactation and is the author of five books including: Medications and Mothers’ Milk. Dr. Hale was recently promoted to the highest professorship in the University, the Grover Murray Professorship.