Bachelor, University Otago, Dunedin, 1969. Bachelor of Science, University Otago, Dunedin, 1977. Master of Science, University Otago, Dunedin, 1988.
Translator: french, german, russian University Otago Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand, since 1979, teacher of gross anatomy, since 1988, research fellow, since 1989.
Chalice bearer, treasurer Episcopalian Church, Dunedin, Justice of the Peace. Member of Royal Society New Zealand, Australian and New Zealand Association Clinical Anatomists, New Zealand Society Forensic Dentistry (associate), New Zealand Freemasonry (past grand lecturer, trustee, past tertiary scholarships chairman).
Married Ann Elizabeth Wickham, June 27, 1987. 1 child Sarah Jane.