Bachelor of Science, University New Zealand, 1950. Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Science, Otago (New Zealand) University, 1956.
House physician, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, 1960;
research fellow, U. Birmingham, England, 1961-1962;
medical specialist, tutor, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand, 1962-1966;
specialist physician, gastroenterologist, Auckland Hospital, 1965-1971;
senior lecturer in medicine, U. Auckland, 1971-1973;
associate professor medicine, U. Auckland, 1973-1985;
associate professor gastroenterology and human nutrition, U. Auckland, 1985-1993. Chairman nutrition task force, chair hepatitis work parties Ministry of Health, New Zealand. Chair nutrition advising committee Public Health Commission, New Zealand.
Secretary Asian Pacific Organisation.
Member Board of Governors Kings College, Auckland, 1979-1996. Patron Tibetan Children's Relief Society, Auckland, 1971-1975. Captain New Zealand Military, 1956-1960.
Fellow Royal College Physicians (London), Royal Australasian College Physicians. Member New Zealand Society Gastroenterology (secretary 1964-1966, president 1966-1968, 96-), New Zealand Nutrition Foundation (deputy chair and chair), Organisation Gastroenterologie Mondiale (executive county, chairman nominations), Nutrition Society New Zealnd (president), New Zealand Society Gastroenterology (president since 1996), others.
Married Beverley Anne North, December 8, 1956. Children: Timothy Charles, Christopher Andrew, Michael Hugh, David Jonathan.