Robert S. Litman R.Ph., C.Ph., CGP is a licensed Pharmacist practicing in the state of Florida for the past 30 years. Professor Litman graduated from the University of Florida with degrees in Zoology and Pharmacy. He is licensed as a Registered Pharmacist as well as a Consultant Pharmacist, and is Board Certified in Geriatrics. Professor Litman is also certified in Natural Medicines, and is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. He is an adjunct Professor of Clinical Geriatrics and Advanced Clinical Geriatrics at Nova Southeastern University, College of Pharmacy and Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy, and Palm Beach Atlantic, College of Pharmacy.

In addition, Professor Litman has over 20 years experience in the long term care setting, as a hands on clinician as well as a professor training hundreds of Pharmacists and Consultant Pharmacists currently practicing today. He has been a leader in Consultant Pharmacy with 6 different companies, all of which have grown from small start-ups to large volume Pharmacies which have been purchased or acquired by Omnicare or Pharmerica mega pharmacies.

Professor Litman has more than 20 years of experience consulting in over 50 Nursing Homes (List of Nursing Homes) working closely with the Medical Directors, Directors of Nursing, Administrators, Care Plan and MDS Coordinators, as well as the Nursing staff R.N's, LPN's, CNA's, Dietary Staff, Rehabilitation Therapy Staff, Housekeeping staff and Maintenance (Life Safety) staff. As an integral part of the Nursing Home team, Professor Litman has years of inside experience into the standards of care needed from each department to provide proper patient care. Professor Litman has filled over 500,000 prescriptions, performed over 100,000 medical chart reviews, and participated in over 200 state and federal (AHCA and HCFA) surveys.

Also, Professor Litman has practiced Pharmacy in a wide variety of settings including; management of Retail Pharmacies, Medical ICU Hospital Pharmacy, NBICU Hospital Pharmacy, Diagnostic Centers and Prison System Pharmacy. He has worked with the state Agency for Persons with Disabilities, on the medication waver program, reviewing hundreds of patient drug regimens (see article in Miami Herald). The focus of his practice has been on reduction of unnecessary medication in patients receiving polypharmacy (multiple medications), reduction of medication errors, drug interactions and proper usage of complimentary supplements (i.e. nutraceuticals, herbals, and dietary supplements) and their integration with conventional OTC and prescription therapies.

Professor Litman has rendered his opinion professionally in numerous legal cases for both plaintiff and defense, involving Nursing Home standards of care, wrongful death due to overmedication, medical malpractice, pharmacy malpractice, inappropriate use of medications, polypharmacy, drug reactions, coroner report reviews, improper medication monitoring and unlabeled use of medications.