Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1972. Master of Science, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Louisiana State University, Shreveport, 1985.
Medical research technologist Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, 1972-1977. Commissioned 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1977, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1993. Microbiologist Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, 1977-1983.
Chief microbiology Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, 1985-1990. Chief, microbiology branch Laboratory Sciences Division/Academy Health Sciences, 1990-1995. Deputy chief laboratory science department clinical investigation Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, since 1995.
Microbiologist United States Navy Hospital Ship Mercy Humanitarian Mission, Republican of Philippines, 1987. Clinical instructor John A. Burns School Medicine, University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1986-1990, research scientist, Joint Healthpoint Ltd., 1999, director medical science, adjunct associate professor biomedical science, Graduate School biomedical Science University North Texas Health Sciences Center.
Member American Society for Microbiology (vice president Hawaii board 1987-1988, president SAIMLS 1988-1989), Society Armed Forces Medical Laboratory Scientists (vice president 1995, board directors 1995-1997, president-elect 1997).
Married Janet Hemperley, February 12, 1977. Children: Ronald, Ryan, Lawton Anthony World War II.