Bachelor of Science, Illinois Benedictine College, Lisle, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, 1986.
Technologist, Palos Community Hospital, Palos Heights, Illinois, 1973-1979; medical technologist, Palos Community Hospital, Palos Heights, Illinois, 1979-1986; microbiologist, South Bend (Indiana) Medical Foundation, 1986-1991; microbiology director, Metropolitan Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan, since 1991.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Clinical Pathologists, American Society Microbiology, New York Academy of Sciences, Illinois Society Microbiology, South Central Association Microbiology (Michigan state director 2000).
Married Karan Elaine Blakeley, April 21, 1990. Children: Sabrina Marie, Alexandra Louise, Emerson Alan.