Dr. Adams is an Associate Professor in the department of Pharmacy Practice and Science in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Kentucky. He is on the graduate faculty and is a member of the Markey Cancer Center where he has a clinical practice site. He co-chairs the protocol review and monitoring committee for the NCI Designated Markey Cancer center. As the director of the hematology / oncology residency program, he has trained forty PGY2 oncology residents and maintains an active research program. He has trained two post-doctoral fellows, been the thesis advisor for 4 masters students, and served on 20 PhD dissertation student committees and was advisor or co-advisor for 7 of them. He received his B.S. in pharmacy from the University of Utah and received his doctor of pharmacy from the University of Texas at Austin jointly with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed a residency in hematology / oncology at the Audie L. Murphy Memorial V.A. Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. He then completed a two-year fellowship in immunology and transplantation at the University of Florida. Following the completion of the fellowship he joined the University of Kentucky faculty in 1996.