Bachelor in Biology, University Chicago, 1967. Doctor of Medicine, Harvard University, 1971. Diploma in psychoanalysis, Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, 1986.
Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1972, advanced through grades to colonel, 1986. Chief department psychiatry Kenner Army Hospital, Fort Lee, Virginia, 1975-1976. Assistant chief in-patient psychiatry Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, 1976-1978, director psychiatric education, 1978-1983, chief outpatient psychiatry, 1982-1986.
Chief department psychiatry United States Army Hospital, Berlin, 1986-1988. Deputy Commander clinical services Frankfurt (Federal Republic of Germany) Army Regional Medical Center, 1988-1991. Psychiatry consultant Office Surgeon General, United States Army, Washington, 1991-1992, chief graduate medical education, 1992-1993, chief medical education division, 1993-1995.
Associate dean clinical affairs and professor psychiatry F. Edward Hebert School Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, 1995—2009. Vice president internal affairs Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, 1995—2009. President, Chief Executive Officer Educational Commission Foreign Medical Graduates, Philadelphia, since 2009.
Chairman Foundation Advancement International Medical Education and Research, since 2009. Member American Medical Association (council on medical education), American Psychiatric Association, American Academy Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, Association Military Surgeon of the United States, Washington Psychoanalytic Society, Society of Medical Consultant to the Armed Forces.
Married Patricia G. Cutler, December 26, 1968. Children: Dimitri, Maro.