Bachelor in Biology, Chemistry and Psychology, Kent (Ohio) State University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Molecular Biology magna cum laude, Kent (Ohio) State University, 1981.
Graduate teaching assistant, Kent State University, 1976-1981; electrophoresis manager, Isolab, Inc., Barberton, Ohio., 1979-1981; executive vice president, Seperation Sciences, Inc., Attleboro, Massachusetts, 1981-1984; executive vice president, Geltech Inc., Salem, Ohio., 1984-1989; executive vice president, Zaxis Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio., since 1989.
Member National Wildlife Federation, Ducks Unlimited, Audubon Society, International Association Turtles, National Association Scuba Diving Schools (assistant instructor since 1968), Sigma Xi.
Married Jan Goodland, October 20, 1975 (divorced 1980). 1 child, John Douglas Goodland.