Bachelor of Science, Oregon State University, 1962; Doctor of Medicine, U. Oregon, 1966.
Pathologist, Humana Hospital, Anchorage, 1974-1984; medical examiner, State of Alaska, Anchorage, 1975-1994; medical director, Physicians Medical Laboratory, Anchorage, 1984-1994; chief medical examiner, State of Alaska, Anchorage, since 1994.
Served to major United States Air Force, 1971-1974. Fellow College American Pathologists, American Society Clinical Pathologists, American Academy.Forensic Scientists, Royal Society Medicine (Gr. Britain),; member National Association Medical Examiners.
Married Susan Jean Joesting, December 26, 1974. Children: Christopher M., Andrew J., Matthew A., Michael Jonathan, Edwin Cam.