Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 1966. Bachelor of Science with honours, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 1974.
Lecturer department pharmacy Rhodes University, Grahamstown, 1968—1975, senior lecturer School Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1976, professor pharmaceutics, since 1980, director Biopharmaceutics Research Institute, since 1987, head pharmacy, dean, since 1999. Senior lecturer Medical School University Cape Town, South Africa, 1976—1978. Director science affairs Genpharm Inc., Etobicoke, Canada, 1995—1998, vice president science affairs Canada, 1998—1999.
Visiting professor School Pharmacy University California, San Francisco, 1980—1981, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1989—1990. Convenor core programme committee pharmaceutical science Foundation Research and Development, Pretoria, South Africa, 1992—1993. Member Medicines Control Council South Africa, Pretoria, 1999—2004, member pharmaceutical & analytical committee, since 2000.
Chairperson Committee Heads Pharmacy Academy Institutions, Pretoria, 2000—2004, Complementary Medicines Committee Medicines Control Council South Africa, Pretoria, 2000—2004, expert committee bioequivalence/bioavailability, since 2000.
Fellow: Pharmaceutical Society South Africa. Member: Royal Pharmaceutical Society Great Britain (registered pharmacist 1987), Federation Internationale Pharmaceutique, American Pharmaceutical Association, Academy Pharmaceutical Sciences South Africa (life. President 1987-1989, honorary life president), American Association Pharmaceutical Scientists, Canada Society Pharmaceutical Sciences (honorary secretary 1996-1999).
Married Josephine Falkof, December 16, 1968. Children: Anthony Ethan, Ruth Sonia, Deborah Beth.