Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1957; Master of Science, University of Illinois, 1961; Doctor of Medicine, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1961.
Intern, University of Illinois Research Hospitals, Chicago, 1961-1962;
assistant resident in pediatrics, New York Hospital-Cornell Univercity Medical Center, New York City, 1962-1963;
research associate, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1963-1965;
research investigator, National Institute Child Health and Human Development, University of California, San Diego, 1965-1966;
chief resident in pediatrics, Stanford University Medical Center, 1967;
assistant professor pediatrics, Stanford University, 1967-1970;
associate professor, Stanford University, 1970-1975;
professor, Stanford University, 1975-1989;
Josephine Knotts Knowles professor human biology, Stanford University, 1977-1989;
director medical scientist Doctor of Medicine-Doctor of Philosophy training program, Stanford University, 1974-1977;
chairman program in human biology, Stanford University, 1977-1980;
director fellowship program in membrane pathobiology, Stanford University, 1975-1985;
director fellowship program in developmental and neonatal biology, Stanford University, 1982-1989;
director cystic fibrosis research development program, Stanford (California) U., 1987-1989;
Clement A. Smith professor pediatrics, professor cell biology, Harvard U Medical School, since 1989;
chief division newborn medicine, Children's Hospital, Boston
chairman newborn medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston
chairman newborn medicine, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston. Member research committee Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 1972-1976. Member developmental biology panel National Science Foundation, 1976-1977.
Member physiological chemistry research committee American Heart Association, 1979-1983. Member craniofacial anomalies evaluation panel National Institute Dental Research, 1980-1981. Member health advising committee California Medfly Eradication Project, 1981-1982.
Member science advisory board Collagen Corporation, 1981-1990. Chairman Neonatal Biology Group, 1984-1991. Chairman Ciba Symposium, Basement Membranes and Cell Movement, 1984.
Chairman Gordon Research Conference on Basement Membranes, 1986. Consultant in field.
Member working group Organ Systems Program National Cancer Institute, 1986-1989, selection committee Pediatric Scientist Training Program, Association Medical School Pediatric Department Chairmen, 1987-1991, Middle Grades Life Science Advisory Board Carnegie Corporation, New York, since 1988, Maternal and Child Health Research Committee National Institute.Child Health and Human Development, 1988-1992. Member working group on Early Life and Adolescent Health Policy, Harvard University, since 1989. Member science advisory board Neose Technologies, since 1992, Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, 1993-1997, Exilexsis Pharmaceuticals, 1994-1997, Genzyme Corporation, since 1994.
With United States Public Health Service, 1963-1966. Member American Pediatrics Society (Centennial Symposium lecturer 1988), American Academy Pediatrics, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Cell Biology (chairman public policy committee, treasurer), American Association Physicians, Institute Medicine of the United States National Academy Sciences, International Society for Devel.Biology, Perinatal Research Society, Society Development Biology (president 1991), Society Pediatric Research, Teratology Society, Western Society Pediatric Research (Ross award 1973).
Married Audrey A. Rivkin, August 30, 1959. Children: Susan, James, Mark.