Dr. Lovins earned his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in 1994. His post graduate medical education included internship and residency in Family Medicine at Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, Georgia, and a Hospital Medicine Fellowship at the University of Alabama. During his more than 25-year career in the military, he held multiple leadership positions as well as serving three tours in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Prior to retiring from the military, he served as faculty for the Family Medicine Residency at Fort Benning, Georgia, directing the adult inpatient teaching service. Following his career in military medicine, he worked as a hospitalist in multiple locations throughout Alabama including three years as a nocturnist. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Society of Hospital Medicine. Dr. Lovins number one hobby is road biking.