Bachelor, University of Virginia, 1979; Doctor of Medicine, University of Virginia, 1983.
Intern, resident and fellow, Medical College Virginia, Richmond, 1983-1988; associate director, Diabetes Treatment Center, Columbus, Georgia, 1988-1995. Chief endocrinology section South Georgia Medical Center.
Fellow American College of Physicians. Member The Endocrine Society, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Laura Amelia Petrelli, June 22, 1991. 1 child, Louis Ernest.