Bachelor in Psychology summa cum laude, Macalester College, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Neuroscience, Northwestern University, 1984.
New York Heart Association postdoctoral fellow Cornell University Medical College, New York City, 1984-1986, instructor neurobiology in neurology, 1987, assistant professor neurobiology in neurology, 1988-1989. Lecturer in field; chairman advisory board National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance, Sacramento, since 1985. Consultant hypertension section Abbott Laboratories, N. Chicago, 1986, Laboratoires Therapeutique Moderne, Paris, since 1989, Solvay Pharma, Hannover, Germany, since 1989, cardiovascular division UpJohn Pharmaceuticals, Kalamazoo, 1990, cardiovascular pharmacology division Neurogenetic Corporation, Paramus, New Jersey, 1991.
Workshop leader New York Association Nutritionists, Albany, 1989. Visiting professor college pharmacy Ohio State University, Columbus, 1991. Merck, Sharpe & Dhome visiting professor departments pharmacology and medicine University Western Ontario, Canada, 1991.
Laboratory instructor neuroanatomy series Brain and Mind Committee, 1991, small group co-leader, 1991.
Member International Brain Research Organization, American Society Hypertension (charter member 1986), American Society Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (neuropharmacology dvsn since 1988), American Federation Clinical Research, American Heart Association (high blood pressure council), New York Academy of Sciences, Society Neuroscience, Catecholamine Club.
Married Debra Lynne Bieber, June 24, 1984. 1 child, Timothy Scott.