Bachelor of Arts Missouri, 1969. Master of Science, University Missouri, 1973.
Senior research technician, School Veterinary Medicine, U. Missouri, Columbia, 1969-1973; research assistant, Albert Einstein College Medicine, Yeshiva U., New York City, 1973-1979; instructor, School Medicine Washington University, St. Louis, 1979-1995; assistant professor medicine, School Medicine Washington University, St. Louis, since 1995. Member science staff Shriners Hospital for Children, St. Louis, St. Louis Hospital for Children.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Cell Biology, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, New York Academy of Sciences, Federation American Societies for Experimental Biology, Endocrine Society.
Married Geraldine Bernice Shapiro, June 29, 1969. Children: Joanne Alyssa, Stephanie Michelle.