Bachelor with honors, Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1973. Master of Science, Rutgers University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Rutgers University, 1978.
Assistant professor American College Greece, Athens, 1978-1983, associate professor, 1983-1984, 85-86, 1993-1995. Professor, department head, since 1995. Postgraduate fellow Medical College Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1985, University Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey, Piscataway, 1987-1988.
Lecturer Medical School University Wisconsin, Madison, 1988-1990. Assistant professor University Puerto Rico, San Juan, 1990-1993. Visiting professor department physiology and cell biology University Texas School Medical, Houston, 1992.
Member American Association Anatomists, Society Neuroscience.