Dr. Robert G. Lewis grew up within the San Bernardino Mountains in Crestline, California. In 2017, he graduated from the University of California Irvine with a BS in Genetics. He continued at the University of California Irvine School of Medicine for his graduate studies, where he earned his PhD in Biomedical Sciences in 2022. His PhD work sought to understand how dopamine and acetylcholine signaling induced by cocaine use altered gene expression and metabolism in the reward system of mouse models. In his free time, Robert enjoys distance running, playing guitar, and cooking. He looks forward to visiting Utah’s national parks and running trails.