Bachelor, Duke U., 1958; Doctor of Medicine, Duke U., 1966.
Intern, Portsmouth (Virginia) Naval Hospital, 1966-1967; resident, United States Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, 1967-1970; resident, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, 1969-1970; staff ophthalmologist, United States Navy Medical Corps, Long Beach, California, 1970-1971; staff ophthalmologist, Albemarle Hospital, Elizabeth City, North Carolina, since 1971; staff ophthalmologist, Sentara Norfolk (Virginia) General Hospital, Sentara Leigh Memorial Hosp, since 1987. Medical examiner Federal Aviation Administration, since 1976.
Trustee Albemarle Hospital, 1974-1985, Chairman of the Board, 1979-1985. Captain United States Naval Reserve retired. Fellow American College of Surgeons, American Academy Ophthalmology, American College Eye Surgeons.
Member American Medical Association(Physician's Recognition award since 1971), American Board Eye Surgeons, American Intraocular Implant Society, American Society Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Society Clinical Hypnosis, North Carolina Medical Society (president 1982-1983), North Carolina College Clin.Hypnosis, North Carolina Society Ophthalmology (president 1981-1982), Pasquotank-Camden-Currituck-Dare Medical Society, Southern Medical Association, Lion's Club, Rotary Club.
Married Bobbie Newman (divorced). Children: Joan Lucille, Rebecca Marie. Married Alice Meads, December 14,1985.