Doctor of Medicine, Bordeaux (France) University, 1978. Master in Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, 1979. Master of Science, Harvard University, Boston, 1980.
Doctor of Public Health in Epidemiology, Harvard University, Boston, 1986. High-Dose-Rate, Lyon (France) University, 1996.
Research public health, Bordeaux U., 1976-1978;
teaching fellow, Harvard University, 1981-1984;
researcher, International Agency Research Cancer, Lyon, France, 1983-1994;
head program epidemiology for cancer prevention, International Agency Research Cancer, Lyon, France, 1995-1998;
chief unit epidemiology for cancer prevention, International Agency Research Cancer, Lyon, France, since 1998;
acting chief program for cancer control, World Health Organization, 1996-1997. Researcher Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale, Lyon, since 1980. Expert on safety research laboratories French Ministry of Health, Paris, 1986-1993, evaluation of anti-smoking legislation team, since 1993.
Expert on smoking World Health Organization, Union for International Cancer Control, CFES, CNCT, Geneva and Paris, since 1987. Expert on screening, Union for International Cancer Control, Geneva, since 1990.
Vice president International School Board, Lyon, since 1988. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Public Health Association, New York Academy of Sciences, International Epidemiological Association, Society Epidemiological Research, Harvard Club France.
Children: Livio, Eva-Fleur.