Student, New York City Community College, 1968. Associate of Arts with honors, Dade (Florida) Community College, 1972. Bachelor of Science in Health Science with honors, Florida International University, 1974.
Master of Science in Public Administration, Florida International University, 1975. Master of Science in Health Services Administration, Florida International University, 1982. Juris Doctor, University Miami, 1987.
Managing optician Thomas Stearns Budd Opticians, Miami, Florida, 1972-1973, Jack Eckerd Corporation, Miami, 1973-1975. President Vogue Opticians, Pompano Beach, Florida, 1975-1982. Assistant administrator professional services Florida Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, 1982-1986, associate administrator, general counsel, 1987-1993.
Senior attorney State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, Miami, since 1994. Consultant Florida Institute Health, Broward and Coral Springs Diagnostic Centers. Board directors Aesculapious Insurance Trust.
Member American Bar Association, American Hospital Association, American Society Hospital Risk Managers, American College Hospital Attorneys, Southern Florida Administrative Forum, American College Health Care Executives, Florida Hospital Association, Florida Society Hospital Risk Managers, Florida Bar Association (health law section, administrative and government law section), Broward County Quality Assurance Professionals, National Academy Opticianry, Lions, Rotary, Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Theta Kappa.