AB, Middlebury College, 1962. Master of Science, Purdue University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Purdue University, 1966.
Visiting scientist, Marine Biology Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 1966; research scientist, Fitzsimon's General Hospital, Aurora, Colorado, 1966-1968; senior research scientist, United States Army Institute Environmental Medicine, Natick, Massachusetts, 1968-1970; associate to full professor, Michigan Technology U., Houghton, 1970-1981; head biological science, Michigan Technology U., Houghton, 1981-1986; dean research and graduate school, Michigan Technology U., Houghton, 1986-1988; vice president student services, Michigan Technology U., Houghton, 1988-1993; professor, Michigan Technology U., Houghton, since 1993. Adjunct Professor Wayne State University, Detroit, 1977-1980, Michigan State University, Lansing,1973-1975.
Member Upper Peninsula Health Education Corporation, Marquette, Michigan, 1978-1992. Coach, manager American Legion Baseball Team, Houghton, 1984-1986. Captain Medical Science Corps, 1966-1968.
Member American Physiological Society, American Zoological Society, American Management Association, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi. Lodges: Lions.
Married Hope Ford, August 11, 1962. Children: Steven, Ellen, Richard.