Bachelor, University Kansas, 1958. Master of Arts, University Kansas, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1963.
Research associate School Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1963-1966; associate professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1966-1970; chief of genetics, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, since 1970; director School Histotechnology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, 1976-1989; clinical assistant professor School Medicine, Wayne State University, Detroit, since 1975; clinical associate professor health allied science, Oakland U., Rochester, Michigan, since 1976; clinical assistant professor pediatrics, Medical College Ohio, Toledo, since 1991. Member genetic disease advising committee State of Michigan, since 1979.
Fellow American College Medical Genetics (founding member).
Married Karen Svendsen, November 20, 1961 (divorced October 1986). Children: Neda Marie, Yasmin Suzanne, Sami Amir, Laith Erik. Member Cassandra Z. Eastman, October 6, 1987.