Bachelor of Science, Melbourne University, 1965. Doctor of Medicine, Melbourne University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Melbourne University, 1972.
Resident medical officer, Royal Melbourne Hospital, 1966-1968; New Hampshire&Medical Research Council postgraduate medical scholar department medicine, U. Melbourne, 1969; honorary physician, Austin Hospital and Royal Women's Hospital, Carlton, Victoria., 1971; Nuffield Foundation travelling medical fellow, Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London, 1972-1973; National Heart foundation Australia Overseas Medical research fellow, Physiologische Institute, U. Munich, Germany, 1974-1975; senior physician, Austin Hospital, 1977; 1st assistant department medicine, U. Melbourne, 1977-1981; reader in medicine, U. Melbourne, 1981-1990; personal chair faculty of medicine, U. Melbourne, 1990-1996; R.D. Wright professor experimental physiology and medicine, U. Melbourne, since 1996; director Howard Florey Institute Experimental Physiology and Medicine, U. Melbourne, since 1996. Visiting scientist National Institutes of Health, Endocrinology and reproduction Research Branch, National Institute Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, Maryland., 1981-1982.
Fellow Royal Australasian College Physicians, Council for High Blood Pressure American Heart Association. Member Endocrine Society, Society for Neurosci., Australian Society Neurosci., New York Academy Science, International Society for Hypertension, Australian Council for High Blood Pressure Research, Australian Society Nephrology, Australian Physiological and Pharmaceutical Society.
Married Carole Ann Ferguson, January 12, 1967 (divorced November 1978). Children: Benjamin, David. Married Jeannette Milgrom, July 11, 1980 (divorced May 1, 2008).
Children: Natalie, Joshua.