Bachelor of Science, State University of New York-Buffalo, 1967; Master of Social Work, State University of New York-Buffalo, 1969; Master in Public Health, University of Michigan, 1973.
Director health policy and legislation research Local 1199, Drug and Hospital Union/National Union Hospital and Nursing Home Employees, RWDSU, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, New York City, 1970-1972. Deputy director Office Comprehensive Health Planning, Executive Office Human Services Massachusetts, Boston, 1973-1975. Director office grants management and development New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, 1975-1977.
Assistant director department for the community Community Service Society New York, New York City, 1977-1980. Director Council Home Health Agencies and Community Health Services, National League Nursing, 1980-1981. Executive director National Hemophilia Foundation, 1981-1994.
President, Chief Executive Officer American Liver Foundation, Cedar Grove, New Jersey, 1994—2004. President National Down Syndrome Society, New York City, 2005—2007. Executive director National Alliance Thrombosis and Thrombophilia, Tarrytown, since 2007.
Expert witness United States Congress, 1971-1995. Consultant Citizens' Committee for Children, New York City, 1979-1981, Blue Cross Massachusetts, Boston, 1981, Office Maternal and Child Health, United States Public Health Service, Rockville, Maryland, 1983. Member adjunct faculty in health economics, hospital and healthcare management program School Business Administration, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, 1979-1981, member professional advisory board, 1977-1981.
Member adjunct faculty in health services management New School for Social Research, New York City, 1979. Member national advisory committee National Pediatric Human Immunodeficiency Virus Resource Center.
Vice president Health Systems Agency Board G., Queens, New York, 1979-1981, Jamaica Estates Association, New York, 1980-1992, Friends of Cunningham Park, Queens, 1983-1985. Board directors Community Health Charities, since 2002. Member American Public Health Association, Public Health Association New York City (board directors 1979-1982), World Federation Hemophilia, National Health Council (board directors since 1988), Digestive Disease National Coalition (board directors since 1994), American Society of Association Executives, National Center for Non-Profit Boards, Health Care Quality Alliance (board directors 1996-2001).
Married Patricia Marie Rosenberg, June 15, 1968. Children— Joshua B., Jeremy S.