After earning a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Michigan, Allen Flynn studied Computer Science. He worked as a network analyst for several years, followed by work in pharmacy practice as a hospital staff pharmacist. At Trinity Health, Allen was promoted to Informatics Coordinator and became involved with several major health IT projects. For the next eight years, he held informatics leadership roles while developing his expertise in EHRs and medication system safety. This real-world experience inspired him to focus his career on improving the knowledge-delivery capabilities of health IT. To further prepare himself for this work, Allen completed a Doctorate in Information Science in 2018. Today, Allen is an Assistant Professor who leads the Knowledge Grid research effort for the University of Michigan Medical School’s Department of Learning Health Sciences. His team aims to make computable biomedical knowledge more findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR).