Bachelor of Arts, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, 1976. Master of Science, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cincinnati, 1983.
Instructor lecturer U. Cincinnati, 1978-1984. Health science officer Virginia Medical Center, Cincinnati, 1980-1985. Supervisor medical affairs Genetic Systems, Seattle, 1985-1988.
Director statistics, clinical research Solvay Pharmaceutical.
President PharmData, Incorporated. Consultant in field, Oakland U. grantee, 1976.
National Institute of Mental Health grantee, 1984. Virginia merit grantee, 1984, Outstanding Contribution Award, 1985.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.
Married Diane Lynn Fickert, July 9, 1971 (divorced September 1993). Children: Sean Richard, Donald Mathew, Lauren Marie.