AB, Cornell University, 1957. Doctor of Medicine, New Jersey College Medicine, 1961.
Medical intern, Jersey City Medical Center, 1961-1962;
assistant medical resident, Jersey City Medical Center, 1962-1963;
postdoctoral fellow department biological chemistry, Harvard University Medical School, 1963-1965;
medical resident, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1965-1966;
clinical associate clinical endocrinology branch National Institute Arthritis and Metabolic Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1966-1968;
clinical associate National Heart and lung Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1968-1969;
senior investigator National heart and Lung Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1969-1970;
associate professor medicine, U. Miami School Medicine, Florida, 1970-1973;
professor medicine, U. Miami School Medicine, Florida, 1973-1979;
professor, department chairman medicine, U. Pittsburgh School Medicine, 1979-1991;
physician-in-chief, Presbyterian-University Hospital, Pittsburgh, 1979-1991;
senior vice president for medical and science affairs, Merck and Company, Inc., Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, 1991-1994;
provost medical science, dean School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, since 1994. Harold Jeghers lecturer New Jersey College Medicine, 1977. Marian Blankenhorn lecturer Cincinnati Society Internal Medicine, 1982.
Co-principal investigator National Study of Internal Medicine Manpower, since 1984.
Board of directors American Jewish Committee, Miami, 1975-1979. Member United Jewish Federation Pittsburgh Leadership Development, 1981-1982. Board directors Jewish Family and Children's Services, 1982-1983.
Fellow American College of Physicians. Member American Medical Association, American Thyroid Association (member membership committee 1977-1980), American Federation Clinical Research (councillor southern section 1973-1976, president southern section 1977-1978), American Society Clinical Investigation, Endocrine Society, Association professors Medicine (chairman ad hoc committee for use of animals in research, 1982-1985, chairman task force on internalmedicine manpower 1983-1990, national president 1990-1991), Southern Society Clinical Investigation, Society General Internal Medicine, Association American Physicians, Alpha Omega Alpha.
Married Barbara Ann Cohen, June 4, 1961. Children: John, Robin.