Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Temple University, 1962. Master of Science in Radiation Health, Temple University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology, Thomas Jefferson University, 1974.
Assistant chief pharmacist, Holy Redeemer Hospital, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, 1962-1963; lecturer, School District Philadelphia, 1964-1968; instructor, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1964-1973; assistant professor, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1973-1977; associate professor, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1977-1986; professor, Temple University, Philadelphia, since 1986. Visiting professor Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, since 1974. Radiation consultant AIRCO, Rare and Speciality Gases, Riverton, New Jersey, 1982-1988, New Jersey bureau of Environmental laboratories, Trenton, 1985.
Active parents' board Mount St. Joseph Academy, Flourtown, Pennsylvania, 1987-1991. Member American Pharmaceutical Association, Pennsylvania Pharmaceutical Association, American Association Colleges of Pharmacy, Health Physics Society, Pharmacy Alumni Association of Philadelphia (board directors since 1965, certified honor 1979),Temple University Alumni Association (board directors since 1977), Thomas Jefferson University Graduate School Alumni Association (board directors 1980-1986), Rho Chi, Sigma Xi, Magnet Honor Society.
Married Robert C. Mackowiak, September 5, 1964 (wid. September 1984); children: Jeffrey, Lisa.