Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Government Medical College, Nagpur, Maharastra, 1964; Doctor of Medicine in Pediatrics, Delhi U., New Delhi, India, 1970.
Pediatric resident, Sinai Hospital and Johns-Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1971-1973;
post-doctoral fellow in neonatology, U. Cincinnati, 1973-1975;
instructor in pediatrics, U. Cincinnati, 1975-1976;
assistant professor pediatrics, U. Arizona, Tucson, 1976-1980;
associate professor pediatrics, Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, 1980-1993;
chief neonatology, director neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, since 1980;
professor pediatrics, neonatology, Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, 1993-1997. Neonatal faculty U. Arizona, Tucson, 1976-1980, neonatology faculty U. Cincinnati, 1975-1976. Established regionalized neonatal teritary care center forintensive care of neonates in Los Angeles, since 1981.
Established first postdoctoral training program for Neonatologists in Louisiana.
Member advisor governments Committee on Adolescent Program, Baton Rouge, since 1990. Scientific advisor Mayor's Committee on Drug Task Force, Shreveport, 1989-1990. Neonatology advisor governments Committee on Perinatal Care, Baton Rouge, 1980-1984.
Fellow American Academy Pediatrics, American College Nutrition. Member American Academy Pediatrics, Perinatal Pedicatrics, Louisiana Perinatal Association, Southern Perinatal Association, National Perinatal Association, N.W. Louisiana Pediatric Society, New York Academy Science.
Married Pushpita Dalal, June 9, 1971. Children: Sudeep, Sumona, Pradeep.