AB, Harvard University, 1948; Doctor of Medicine, Harvard University, 1952; Doctor of Science (honorary), Westfield College, 1977; Doctor of Science (honorary), Tufts U., 1984; D Engineering Technology (honorary), Wentworth Institute Technology, 1997.
Instructor psychiatry, U. Cincinnati, 1957-1960; assistant professor psychiatry, U. Oklahoma, 1960-1962; professor, U. Oklahoma, 1965-1969; professor education and psychiatry, Harvard University, since 1969; president, American Board Psychiatry and Neurology, 1977-1978. Member Polar Research Board. Consultant United States Air Force.
Advisor Children's television Workshop. Chairman Child Development Association Consortium. Board directors Action Children's television With Medical Corps United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1955.
Fellow Royal Australian and New Zealand College Psychiatrists (honorary), Great Britain Royal College Psychiatrists (honorary). Member NAS, Institute Medicine, BlackPsychiatrists American (chairman), American Orthopsychiat. Association (president 1983-1984), American Academy Arts and Sciences.
Married Jocelyn PatriciaBlanchet, June 15, 1949. Children: Diane Blanchet, Deirdre Anona.