Doctor of Medicine, Ain Shams U., Cairo, 1962.
Resident in psychiatry, New Jersey College Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, 1971-1973;
staff psychiatrist, Martland Medical center, Newark, 1973-1974;
staff psychiatrist, Veterans Administration Hospital., East Orange, 1974-1975;
staff psychiatrist, The Carrier Foundation, Belle Mead, New Jersey, 1975-1980;
co-director eating disorders program, The Carrier Foundation, Belle Mead, New Jersey, 1980-1986;
director eating disorders program, Somerset Medical Center, Somerville, New Jersey, 1986-1991;
director, Princeton (New Jersey) Eating Disorder Center, since 1991. Instructor department psychiatry New Jersey College Medicine and Dentistry, Newark, 1973-1975. Clinical assistant professor Rutgers Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1975-1983.
Clinical associate professor Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick,1983-.
Board of directors Montgomery Knoll, Skillman, New Jersey, since 1988. Member American Psychiatric Association, American Anorexia and Bulimia Association, American Association for Social Psychiatry, World Federation for Mental Health, American Group Psychotherapy Association.
Married Marcia Joy James, December 23, 1972. 1 child, Denise, Joy.