Bachelor of Science, Western Kentucky University, 1979. Doctor of Medicine, University Kentucky, 1983.
Intern, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, 1983; resident in anatomic and clinical pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, 1984-1987; fellow in forensic pathology, Medical Examiner' General’ s Office, Baltimore, 1987-1988; assistant medical examiner, Office of Chief Medical Examiner, Baltimore, 1988-1990; deputy chief medical examiner, State of Tennessee, 1990-1994; assistant medical examiner, Nashville, 1990-1993; chief medical examiner, Nashville, 1993-1994; assistant medical investigator, State of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1994-1996; assistant professor, U. New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1994-1996; clinical associate professor, University of South Alabama School Medicine, since 1996; assistant medical examiner, State of Alabama, since 1996; state medical examiner, Alabama Department Forensic Sciences, Mobile, since 1996. Clinical professor U. Maryland. Medical School, Baltimore, 1988-1990, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1990-1994.
Commander United States Naval Reserve, since 1985. Member American Academy Forensic Science, Association Military Surgeons of the United States, American Medical Association.