Michael Adams is the principal network architect for Time Warner Cable, responsible for all aspects of networking in the Pegasus Digital Program. He has served as the co-chair of the JEC Digital Standards Sub-Committee and as chair of the Working Group 3 for the SCTE Digital Video Standards Committee. He is one of the primary architects of the OpenCable initiative, the co-author of the point-of-deployment module interface (OCI-C2) specification, and the primary author of the network interface (OCI-N) specification. He is a founding member of the OpenCable Technical Team.
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Michael Patrick Adams, PhD, RT(R), is an accomplished educator, author, and national speaker. The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development in Austin, Texas, named Dr. Adams a Master Teacher. He has published two other textbooks with Pearson Publishing: Core Concepts in Pharmacology and Pharmacology: A Pathophysiologic Approach. Dr. Adams obtained his Master’s degree in Pharmacology from Michigan State University and his Doctorate in Education at the University of South Florida. Dr. Adams was on the faculty of Lansing Community College and St. Petersburg College, and was Dean of Health Programs at Pasco-Hernando Community College for 15 years.
He is currently Professor of Biological Sciences at Pasco-Hernando Community College.
Robert W. Koch, DNS, RN, serves as Associate Dean and director of graduate studies at Loewenberg School of Nursing, University of Memphis. He holds baccalaureate and master’s degrees in nursing from the University of Tennessee Medical Center and a doctorate in nursing administration from Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans. He holds memberships in Sigma Theta Tau International, the National League of Nursing, and the American Organization of Nurse Executives Dr. Koch’s areas of academic expertise include nursing administration and leadership and nursing education. He has extensive administrative experience in acute care and in academic settings. Dr. Koch is a published author, an accomplished presenter, and a skilled researcher in nursing administration, gerontology, and educational technology.