AB, George Washington University, 1943.
Rewrite Associated Press, Washington, 1941-1943. Assistant city editor Washington Post, 1948-1955. Correspondent Medical Tribune, 1957-1965.
Publisher, editor Occupational Health and Safety Letter, 1971-1985, Environmental Health Letter, Washington, 1961-1988, Genetic Engineering Letter, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1981—1989.
Sergeant United States Army, 1943-1946, European Theatre of Operations. Member Society Professional Journalists, National Press Club, National Association Science Writers.
Married Phyllis Shapiro, November 21, 1948 (deceased 1995). Children: Alan, Lawrence, Jeffrey, Janice.