Doctor of Medicine, University Medical School, Pécs, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1973. Doctor in Medical Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1986.
Postdoctoral and research fellow, Institute Microbiol. U. Medical School, Pécs, 1961-1973;
first assistant, Institute Microbiol. U. Medical School, Pécs, 1973-1975;
Wellcome research fellow, Institute Microbiol.
U. Nottingham, Sutton Bonington, United Kingdom, 1975-1976; first assistant, reader, Institute Public Health U. Medical School, Pécs, 1977-1988; science advisor, Hungarian Meat Research Institute, Budapest, 1988-1992; senior counsellor, Ministry of Welfare, Budapest, 1992-1997; special senior counselor, Ministry of Welfare, Budapest, since 1997. Expert Ministry of Environmental Protection and Water Management, Budapest, 1989-1994. Expert committee of animal health and food hygiene, since 1994.
Member Hungarian Codex Alimentarius, Budapest, since 1994. Member subcommittee of Listeria IUMS-ICSB, since 1974.
Member Society of Hungarian Philatelists, Society for General Microbiology, American Society for Microbiology, New York Academy of Sciences, Hungarian Society of Microbiology, Hungarian Society of Immunology, Hungarian Society of Hygiene.
Married Béláné R. Toth, April 9, 1960. Children: Béla, Klára, Imre, Kristof.