Dr. Jon E. Sprague
Dr. Jon E. Sprague, Ohio Northern University's Dean of the Raabe College of Pharmacy, is one of the leading authorities on Ecstasy (MDMA) research and has written numerous articles on the subject that has been recognized worldwide. Sprague's ground-breaking work was published in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics in 2003 and was featured in Nature magazine. He is a member of the American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics and the Council for Undergraduate Research. Dr. Sprague returns to ONU from after spending two years as chair and professor in the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine and department of biomedical sciences and pathobiology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Prior to that, Sprague taught at ONU as an associate professor of pharmacology in the department of pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences from 1998 to 2004 and as an assistant professor of pharmacology from 1995 to 1998. From 1994 to 1995 he was at Purdue University as a visiting assistant professor of pharmacology. Dr. Sprague received his bachelor of science from Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan, and his Ph.D. in pharmacology and toxicology from Purdue University.