Bachelor, Haverford College, 1956.
Research analyst Documentation Inc., Washington, 1956-1958. Technical editor Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company, 1958-1963. Senior editor National Academy of Sciences, since 1963.
Member Board Editors in Life Sciences (founding member, president 1991-1999), American Medical Writers Association (fellowship, president award), Council of Scientific Editors, European Association of Science Editors.
Son of Philip and Dorothy G. M. Marilyn Jean Nusbaum, May 31, 1958. Children: Philip W., Benjamin D.