Bachelor in Microbiology with honors, University Connecticut, 1973. Master of Science in Microbiology and Immunology, University Nevada, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, University New Mexico, 1980.
Supervisor microbiology Day Kimball Hospital, Putnam, Connecticut, 1973-1974. Section head microbiology Washoe Medical Center, Reno, 1974-1977. Post doctoral fellow in clinical microbiology and infectious diseases American Board Medical Microbiology, University Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, 1980-1981.
Microbiology director St. Joseph's Hospital, Albuquerque, 1981-1983. Senior clinical research scientist Warner-Lambert Company, Morris Plains, New Jersey, 1983-1985. Manager microbiology research and development Mesa Diagnostics, Inc., Albuquerque, 1985, director microbiology research and development Los Alamos, since 1986.
Member Institute Medical Laboratory Sciences, American Society Clinical Pathologists (certified), American Society Microbiology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.