Bachelor, City University of New York, 1957. Master of Science in Education, Fordham University, 1974.
Coordinator Special Press Projects, NBC-television, New York City, 1963-1967; executive vice president, McFadden, Strauss, Irwin, New York City, 1967-1971; writer, contributing editor, Good Housekeeping magazine, New York City, 1971-1996.
Volunteer friendly visitor program Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome unit Roosevelt Hospital, New York City, since 1987. Member American Society Journalists And Authors, Writers Guild American, American Orthopsychiatric Association.