Bachelor of Science, Auburn University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Alabama, 1982.
Assistant professor health science center, University Texas, San Antonio, 1984-1987; assistant professor medical branch, University Texas, Galveston, since 1988; laboratory director medical branch, University Texas, Galveston, since 1988. Consultant Laboratory Genetic Science, Houston, since 1992. Board directors Texas Genetics Society, since 1993.
Consultant LaMarque Indiana School District, 1989, March of Dimes, 1988-1990. Fellow American College Medical Genetics (founding). Member American Society Human Genetics.
Married Glenda Kay Adkins, August 24, 1974. Children: Adam, Mark.